Faith CoLab: Tapestry of Faith: Love Connects Us: A Program on Living in Unitarian Universalist Covenant for Grades 4-5

Alternate Activity 2: Learn the Song "From You I Receive"

Activity time: 10 minutes

Materials for Activity

  • Copies of Singing the Living Tradition, the Unitarian Universalist hymnbook

Preparation for Activity

  • Learn "From You I Receive, To You I Give," Hymn 402 in Singing the Living Tradition, so you can teach it. Or, if you would be more comfortable, invite a musical adult to teach the song.

Description of Activity

The song "From You I Receive, To You I Give" is a beautiful articulation of how we serve one another in community. Teach the song line by line. Then, lead the children to sing it several times through. To lead this song as a round, have the second group enter when the first group completes the line "From you I receive... "