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Session 6: The More We Get Together

Session 6: The More We Get Together
Session 6: The More We Get Together

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  • The central task of the religious community is to unveil the bonds that bind each to all. — Mark Morrison-Reed Unitarian Universalist...
  • Activity Minutes Welcoming and Entering 0 Opening 10 Activity 1: Story — The Ant and the Grasshopper 10 Activity 2: Virtual Treasure Hunt...
  • 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 Card stock in various colors Scissors, including left-handed scissors Hole punch String or yarn Pencils or markers...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice, candle, and matches or LED/battery-operated candle Newsprint, markers, and tape Heart ornaments cut from...
  • Materials for Activity A copy of the story, " The Ant and the Grasshopper " Preparation for Activity Read the story and prepare to share it...
  • Materials for Activity Copies of your congregation's member directory Leader Resource 1, Volunteer Treasure Hunt Newsprint, markers, and...
  • Materials for Activity Leader Resource 2, Straw Loom Bookmark Instructions Variegated (multicolored) yarn Drinking straws, six for each...
  • Materials for Activity Taking It Home Optional: Bookmarks made in Activity 3 Preparation for Activity Download and adapt Taking It Home and...
  • 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...
  • Preparation for Activity Talk with congregational leaders who are responsible for the area(s) in which you wish participants to volunteer...
  • Materials for Activity Leader Resource 3, Beaded Bookmarks Colorful hemp cord , embroidery floss , or yarn Beads of a size appropriate to...
  • Materials for Activity Copies of Singing the Living Tradition , the Unitarian Universalist hymnbook Preparation for Activity Learn "From...
  • The central task of the religious community is to unveil the bonds that bind each to all. — Mark Morrison-Reed IN TODAY'S SESSION ... we...
  • Adapted from an Aesop's fable. One summer's day, a Grasshopper was hopping about in a field, chirping and singing to his heart's content...
  • Who in this congregation... Plays music for services or sings in the choir? Makes coffee, tea, or snacks? Teaches religious education?...
  • 1. A two- to six-straw "loom" will work best. Decide how many straws to use; the more straws, the wider a bookmark you will weave. 2. Cut...
  • Have children cut cord, embroidery floss, or 1/4-inch ribbon into 24-inch lengths. Knot one end of the cord, to keep beads from slipping...
  • Read the original Aesop's fable of the Ant and the Grasshopper . Learn more about soda straw loom weaving .

For more information contact religiouseducation@uua.org.

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