Session 5: Meeting People Where They Live Part of Love Connects Us In This Section Introduction for Session 5 From Love Connects Us Spiritual warrior's pledge: Not for myself alone, but that all the people may live.... Session-at-a-Glance From Love Connects Us Activity Minutes Welcoming and Entering 0 Opening 10 Activity 1: Story — Joseph Tuckerman's Revolution 15 Activity 2: Tying Sailor Knots 10 Activity 3:... Spiritual Preparation From Love Connects Us 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 or phrase to... Welcoming and Entering From Love Connects Us Materials for Activity Card stock in various colors Scissors, including left-handed scissors Hole punch String or yarn Pencils or markers Preparation fo... Opening From Love Connects Us Activity time: 10 minutes Materials for Activity Chalice, candle, and matches or LED/battery-operated candle Newsprint, markers, and tape Hand ornaments... Activity 1: Story - Joseph Tuckerman's Revolution From Love Connects Us Activity time: 15 minutes Materials for Activity A copy of the story, "Joseph Tuckerman's Revolution" Preparation for Activity Read the story several ti... Activity 2: Tying Sailor Knots From Love Connects Us Activity time: 10 minutes Materials for Activity Leader Resource 1, Sailor Knot Instructions Slender rope or cord, and a knife or scissors Preparation f... Activity 3: Personal Interviews From Love Connects Us Activity time: 20 minutes Materials for Activity Optional: Paper and pens/pencils Description of Activity A radical aspect of Joseph Tuckerman's service... Closing From Love Connects Us Activity time: 5 minutes Materials for Activity Taking It Home Preparation for Activity Download and adapt Taking It Home and copy as a handout for all... Leader Reflection and Planning From Love Connects Us Reflect on and discuss with your co-leader(s): How did the timing go today? What might we do to make it work better? What worked well? What didn't? What... Faith In Action: Direct Service at a Shelter or Other Program From Love Connects Us Preparation for Activity Identify a nearby shelter for homeless families or survivors of domestic violence, or a program that serves meals to people in... Alternate Activity 1: Decorate Bags for Food Drive From Love Connects Us Activity time: 15 minutes Materials for Activity Large paper grocery bags Color markers Optional: Plain paper and staplers if bags have printing on them... Taking It Home From Love Connects Us Spiritual warrior's pledge: Not for myself alone, but that all the people may live.... Joseph Tuckerman's Revolution From Love Connects Us On a cold January day in 1778, more than 200 years ago, while the United States was still fighting its War for Independence against Great Britain, a bab... Leader Resource 1: Sailor Knot Instructions From Love Connects Us Printing This Handout Download a high-resolution copy of this Handout (PDF) for printing... Find Out More From Love Connects Us Contemporary Urban Ministry Visit the website of the UU Urban Ministry, the successor to the Benevolent Fraternity of Unitarian Churches which Joseph... PREVIOUS: Find Out More UP: Love Connects Us NEXT: Introduction for Session 5 Download all of Love Connects Us (Word) (PDF) to edit or print.