Session 10: Speak Out

Session 10: Speak Out
Session 10: Speak Out

In This Section

  • A "No" uttered from the deepest conviction is better than a "Yes" merely uttered to please, or worse, to avoid trouble. — Mohandas Gandhi...
  • Activity Minutes Opening 2 Activity 1: Faithful Footprints 5 Activity 2: Move It! Values Continuum 5 Activity 3: Story Basket and Centering...
  • If it would be helpful in creating sacred space, light a candle or chalice. Consider times when you have spoken up for what you believed...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice candle or LED/battery-operated candle Lighter and extinguisher, if needed Newsprint, markers and tape...
  • Materials for Activity Faithful Journeys Path (Session 1, Leader Resource 2 ) Cutouts of footprints and (optional) wheelchair tracks, at...
  • Materials for Activity A copy of Leader Resource 1 , Values Continuum Preparation for Activity Create an open space to accommodate a line...
  • Materials for Activity A large basket Objects related to the story "Speaking Out: Maria Cook, Universalist Preacher," such as a costume...
  • Materials for Activity A copy of the story " Speaking Out: Maria Cook, Universalist Preacher " A chime, rain stick or other calming sound...
  • Materials for Activity Copies of Leader Resource 2, Justice Role Plays, one per participant Optional: Scarves, jackets, or other simple...
  • Preparation for Activity Think of an example you can use to demonstrate "I Object!" - something that really bothers you, which children...
  • Materials for Activity Faithful Journeys Path Signpost for Session 10 ( Leader Resource 3 ) and pins, glue stick or tape Copies of Session...
  • Take a few minutes to evaluate the session with your co-leader immediately afterward, while it is fresh. Share your thoughts with any other...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers and tape Paper and pen, or computer and printer Description of Activity Have the children...
  • Preparation for Activity Select a topic for discussion and voting. Description of Activity Use of the democratic process is part of the...
  • A "No" uttered from the deepest conviction is better than a "Yes" merely uttered to please, or worse, to avoid trouble. — Mohandas Gandhi...
  • By Janeen K Grohsmeyer
    In 1779, more than two hundred years ago, a girl named Maria Cook was born in New York State. When she was born, the Americans were...
  • Your friend just got a haircut that you think looks terrible, and asks you how you like it. Is it more important that your answer be (a)...
  • Scenario 1 RICK: What do you think of that new guy in our class? GREG: He seems kind of weird. JOSH: Yeah, I mean, what kind of name is...
  • Cut out the signpost to attach to the Faithful Journeys Path. Printing This Handout Download a high-resolution copy of this Handout (PDF)...
  • Maria Cook A brief biography of Maria Cook is available online. Nonviolent Resistance Explore the tradition of nonviolent resistance by...

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