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Session 9: Love Surrounds Us in Our Search

Session 9: Love Surrounds Us in Our Search
Session 9: Love Surrounds Us in Our Search

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  • Be ours a religion which, like sunshine, goes everywhere. — Theodore Parker, 19th-century Unitarian minister and abolitionist The theme of...
  • Activity Minutes Welcoming and Entering 0 Opening 5 Activity 1: Story — Many Paths to God 10 Activity 2: Personal Symbols 20 Activity 3:...
  • Members of our congregations may be in a continual search for what is right and true for themselves. You may have been on a spiritual...
  • 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 A copy of the story " Many Paths to God " Optional: Four different hand puppets Optional: "Many Paths to God"...
  • Materials for Activity Magazines and/or newspapers that can be cut up Large sheets of construction paper in various colors Glue sticks and...
  • Materials for Activity Cardboard Craft sand (at least three different colors), paper cups, and plastic spoons Pencils Glue and small...
  • 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 children in the session today. Did they understand what symbols are? Were participants able to choose their personal...
  • Materials for Activity A digital still camera and photo printing equipment, or a Polaroid instant camera Construction paper, multiple...
  • Preparation for Activity Read the Description of Activity so you are comfortable using it to lead this activity. Identify an indoor or...
  • Materials for Activity Basket or flat bowl about ten inches in diameter, one for every five participants Heavy, light-colored cardboard...
  • Materials for Activity Handout 1, Poster - Fourth Principle Crayons and/or color markers Preparation for Activity Copy Handout 1 for all...
  • Be ours a religion which, like sunshine, goes everywhere. — Theodore Parker, 19th-century Unitarian minister and abolitionist IN TODAY'S...
  • By Mary Ann Moore
    Adapted from "Many Paths to God" in Hide and Seek with God (Skinner House Books, 1994). Used with permission. Narrator: Once upon a time,...
  • Unitarian Universalist Fourth Principle Each person is free to search for what is true and right in life. Printing This Handout Download a...
  • Books for adults that represent a wide variety of religious beliefs in prose and poetry include The Enlightened Heart (New York: Harper...

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