Session 8: Love Surrounds Us in Our History

Session 8: Love Surrounds Us in Our History
Session 8: Love Surrounds Us in Our History

In This Section

  • This argument is solid and weighty, but it is neither reasonable nor convincing. Not all the stones in Boston...shall shut my mouth. — Rev...
  • Activity Minutes Welcoming and Entering 0 Opening 10 Activity 1: History Chain 10 Activity 2: Story — Nathaniel Takes a Ride 5 Activity 3:...
  • Many members of our congregations are relatively new to Unitarian Universalism. If it was not the religion of your childhood, you may know...
  • Materials for Activity Ribbon sticks (or wrist ribbons) in a container (Session 1, Opening) Drawing paper and crayons Preparation for...
  • Materials for Activity Ribbon sticks (or wrist ribbons) in a container (Session 1, Opening) Chalice, candle, and lighter or LED/battery-...
  • Materials for Activity Construction paper in two contrasting colors, scissors, and a marker Transparent tape Preparation for Activity Cut...
  • Materials for Activity A copy of the story " Nathaniel Takes a Ride " Optional: "Nathaniel Takes a Ride" coloring sheet Preparation for...
  • Materials for Activity A large empty container, shoe box, or other container with a lid A sheet of letterhead paper from your congregation...
  • Materials for Activity Handout 1, Chalice Picture for Magnet Magnetic strips or magnetic sheets Clean metal or plastic lids, approximately...
  • 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 in the session today. What did they learn? Do they understand how far back our religion goes in history? Are...
  • Materials for Activity Information about your congregation's Partner Church, including contact information Preparation for Activity Contact...
  • Preparation for Activity Find out about your congregation's use of the names of historical figures. There may be rooms in your...
  • Preparation for Activity Read the list of people in the Description of Activity so you will be comfortable sharing the pronunciations and...
  • Materials for Activity Felt hearts mounted on felt squares and magnets, assembled in Session 2, Alternate Activity 1 A roll of 1/8-inch...
  • This argument is solid and weighty, but it is neither reasonable nor convincing. Not all the stones in Boston...shall shut my mouth. — Rev...
  • Hundreds of years ago, when America was still a very new country, Unitarianism and Universalism were also very new. They were actually two...
  • Printing This Handout Download a high-resolution copy of this Handout (PDF) for printing.
  • Unitarian Universalist History Books on Unitarian Universalist history include Unitarian Universalism, a Narrative History by David E...

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