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Session 2: Religion to the Rescue

Session 2: Religion to the Rescue
Session 2: Religion to the Rescue

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  • This is my living faith, an active faith, a faith of verbs: to question, explore, experiment, experience, walk, run, dance, play, eat, love...
  • Activity Minutes Opening 5 Activity 1: WIT Time — Alien Brainstorm 5 Activity 2: Story — The Big Question 7 Activity 3: Q&A Church...
  • Make a meditative moment for yourself. Relax. Take several deep breaths. Reflect on today's Big Question: "What are we?" How many ways...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice or LED/battery-operated candle Newsprint, markers and tape Bell, tingsha chimes or other sound instrument...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers and tape Timepiece that shows seconds Bell, tingsha chimes or other sound instrument Preparation...
  • Materials for Activity A copy of the story " The Big Question " Optional: Newsprint, markers and tape Preparation for Activity Read the...
  • Materials for Activity A roll or two large sheets of blank mural paper, and masking tape Oil pastels and (optional) additional drawing,...
  • Materials for Activity A poster of the Unitarian Universalist Principles and a poster of the Unitarian Universalist Sources Optional: A...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers and tape Preparation for Activity Review your own understanding of the terms faith, religion and...
  • Materials for Activity Microphone(s), video camera(s) and tripod(s), real or simulated For studio set Backdrop made in Session 1 Painter's...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice or LED/battery-operated candle Newsprint, markers and tape Bell, tingsha chimes or other sound instrument...
  • Meet with your co-leaders after the session to reflect on it. How was your mix of discussion and action? Have you successfully found ways...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers and tape Newspaper ads and flyers, especially those with items appealing to sixth graders Paper...
  • Materials for Activity Bag or box containing participants' Big Questions notebooks (see Session 1, Alternate Activity 1, Notable Thoughts)...
  • Materials for Activity Copy(ies) of Singing the Journey , the supplement to Singing the Living Tradition , the Unitarian Universalist...
  • Materials for Activity Optional: Newsprint, markers and tape Preparation for Activity Optional: Write the challenge question on newsprint,...
  • Materials for Activity Optional: Timepiece that shows seconds Optional: A coin Description of Activity This activity extends the...
  • This is my living faith, an active faith, a faith of verbs: to question, explore, experiment, experience, walk, run, dance, play, eat, love...
  • By Betsy Hill Williams
    "The Big Question" by Betsy Williams is taken from uu&me, Summer, 2006 (Church of the Larger Fellowship). Used by permission of the...
  • To the Kid for the Day: You have two jobs. The first is getting your group excited about hearing today's Big Question. The second is...
  • What if you went to the Congregation of the Awesome Answer or the Congregation of the Quantum Question? What would you see there? Help your...
  • To the Co-Anchors: Today's WCUU program is a news report about Unitarian Universalist ideas on where we come from. Your job is to read your...
  • Doubt by Terry Tempest Williams (Pantheon Books, 2000) is a personal reflection centered on "The Garden of Delights," a triptych by the...

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