Session 1: Love Surrounds Us

Session 1: Love Surrounds Us
Session 1: Love Surrounds Us

In This Section

  • We cannot all do great things, but we can do small things with great love. — Mother Teresa of Calcutta, Catholic nun and missionary This...
  • Activity Minutes Welcoming and Entering 0 Opening 10 Activity 1: Love Surrounds Us Song 10 Activity 2: Story — The Wise Sailimai, A Muslim...
  • "Love" is a word that surrounds adults in both joy and pain. Think about your journey with the word love. Write the word in both cursive...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice, candle, and lighter or LED/battery-operated candle A multicolored cloth to cover centering table Ribbon...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice, candle, and lighter or LED/battery-operated candle A multicolored cloth to cover centering table 1/2-inch...
  • Materials for Activity Leader Resource 1, Rote Teaching - Love Surrounds Us Song Preparation for Activity Print out Leader Resource 1...
  • Materials for Activity A copy of the story "The Wise Sailimai - A Muslim Tale from China" A basket for props Props: A small hammer, a hand...
  • Materials for Activity A large, brightly colored plastic bowl Description of Activity This activity helps participants think about the love...
  • Description of Activity Invite everyone to gather in a circle and hold hands. Start by squeezing the hand to your right and saying: "Today...
  • Think about the participants who participated in the session today. How did they grow in knowledge of one another? Which participants will...
  • Materials for Activity A clothesline and clothes pins Construction paper in a variety of colors Color markers Heart stickers Envelopes...
  • Materials for Activity The addresses of the participants in the session A map of your community Preparation for Activity Obtain a map of...
  • Materials for Activity 11x17-inch paper for all participants Books with photographs of people A variety of crayons and/or color markers...
  • Materials for Activity Poster board or foam core, and markers Construction paper in multiple colors Sticky tack or removable-glue glue...
  • We cannot all do great things, but we can do small things with great love. — Mother Teresa of Calcutta, Catholic nun and missionary IN...
  • By Sarah Conover , Freda Crane
    A Muslim folk tale from Ayat Jamilah: Beautiful Signs, A Treasury of Islamic Wisdom for Children and Parents collected and adapted by Sarah...
  • To the tune of "Jesus Loves Me, This I Know." Lyrics by Ruth Gibson, in Treasure Hunting Take Two, self-published by Gaia Brown and Ellen W...
  • Print the picture to use as a prop for the story. Printing This Handout Download a high-resolution copy of this Handout (PDF) for printing.
  • Recommended Books For Every Child: United Nations Children's Fund (New York: Phyllis Fogelman Books) Love Is... by Wendy Anderson Halperin...

For more information contact religiouseducation@uua.org.

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