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Session 9: Our Ancestral Home

Session 9: Our Ancestral Home
Session 9: Our Ancestral Home

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  • One generation plants the trees; another gets the shade. — Chinese proverb In addition to the particular places where we live and our...
  • ACTIVITY MINUTES Opening 5 Activity 1: Black Crayon Legacies 10 Activity 2: Story — The Farmer's Legacy 8 Activity 3: Meet Your Unitarian...
  • Talking about ancestors can be complicated and potentially painful for some children. Some may have been adopted into their families. In...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice candle or LED/battery-operated candle Lighter and extinguisher, if needed Labyrinth Basket of name stones...
  • Materials for Activity Plain 8 1/2 x 11" paper Crayons, black and a variety of different colors Plastic knives, coins, pencils, or other...
  • Materials for Activity A copy of story, "The Farmer's Legacy" Optional: “The Farmer's Legacy” coloring sheet (PDF) , and crayons...
  • Materials for Activity Three empty boxes with covers Items to fill the boxes, cut out from Unitarian Universalist Ancestor Boxes Optional:...
  • Materials for Activity Optional: Tablecloth and chalice Optional: Push pins or tape Preparation for Activity Designate a space to honor one...
  • Materials for Activity Optional: A copy of Singing the Living Tradition , the Unitarian Universalist hymnbook Optional: CD with a version...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice candle or LED/battery-operated candle Lighter and extinguisher, if needed Labyrinth, with participants' name...
  • This session has the potential to cover quite a bit of Unitarian Universalist history. Some children will be interested, some not. Do you...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint Masking tape Soft, thick sticks of chalk or pastels, in a variety of colors Preparation for Activity...
  • Materials for Activity An empty box with a cover Items to fill the box Preparation for Activity Using Activity 3: Meet Your Unitarian...
  • One generation plants the trees; another gets the shade. – Chinese proverb IN TODAY’S SESSION… The group talked about ancestors – both...
  • Once there was a farmer. He was very old and ill and knew he would soon die. He had lived a good life and his only regret was that his...
  • Susan B. Anthony Charles Dickens Hajom Kissor Sinjh
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  • Read biographies of Charles Dickens and Hajom Kissor Singh on the Dictionary of Unitarian and Universalist Biography. A 2003 sermon by...

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