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Session 3: Love is the Spirit of this Church

Session 3: Love is the Spirit of this Church
Session 3: Love is the Spirit of this Church

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  • Love is something if you give it away, you end up having more. — Malvina Reynolds (from the song "Magic Penny") This session explores the...
  • Activity Minutes Welcoming and Entering 0 Opening 10 Activity 1: Story — The Mish-Mash Heart 10 Activity 2: Creating Our Own Mish-Mash...
  • Find a place where you can be quiet with your thoughts. Close your eyes and breathe deeply for about five minutes, perhaps repeating a word...
  • Materials for Activity Handout 1, Scrambled Word Puzzle , and pencils Preparation for Activity Copy the handout for all participants...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice, candle, and matches or LED/battery-operated candle Newsprint, markers, and tape A large, clear bowl and a...
  • Materials for Activity Copy of the story, " The Mish-Mash Heart " Sample mish-mash heart (see Activity 2) Preparation for Activity Read the...
  • Materials for Activity Card stock in a variety of colors Fabric pieces, ribbons, and other decorative items Glue sticks, scissors (...
  • Materials for Activity Pieces of string or yarn about 24" long Leader Resource 1, Playing Cat's Cradle Preparation for Activity Tie...
  • Materials for Activity Votive candles or tea lights, and a lighter and extinguisher; or, a set of LED/battery-operated votive candles,...
  • Materials for Activity Taking It Home Mish-mash hearts made in Activity 2 Hole punch and yarn Preparation for Activity Download and adapt...
  • Reflect on and discuss with your co-leader(s): How did the timing go today? What might we do to make it better? How did participants...
  • Materials for Activity A copy of the story " The Mish-Mash Heart " A sample mish-mash heart made by a leader or participant in Activity 2...
  • Materials for Activity Plastic cups (six for each team) Rubber bands (one for each team) String and scissors Preparation for Activity...
  • Materials for Activity A recording of the song "Magic Penny" by Malvina Reynolds, and music player Preparation for Activity Obtain a...
  • Materials for Activity A list of committees at your congregation Pencils Timepiece (minutes) Preparation for Activity Calculate the number...
  • Love is something if you give it away, you end up having more. — Malvina Reynolds (from the song "Magic Penny") IN TODAY'S SESSION... the...
  • Recently at a multigenerational event at a Unitarian Universalist congregation, everyone was encouraged to create a heart. They were given...
  • Unscramble the words to create a message about our beloved community. VLOE PTISIR HHCCRU RSVECEI LWA WLDLE GTTOEERH ACEEP LEPH TREAHNO...
  • Cat's Cradle images and text come from The Project Gutenberg eBook, My Book of Indoor Games, by Clarence Squareman. To play Cat's Cradle,...
  • Learn about the singer and songwriter who was awarded a doctorate in 1939 despite the Depression and the fact that she was Jewish,...

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