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Session 4: Thinking of God

Session 4: Thinking of God
Session 4: Thinking of God

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  • "What we are is God's gift to us. What we become is our gift to God." — Eleanor Powell Tell the truth, have you ever found God in a church...
  • Activity Minutes Opening 5 Activity 1: Being in Touch with God 5 Activity 2: God Talk 20 Activity 3: Story — God Is . . . 10 Activity 4:...
  • Reflect upon Today's Big Question: "Does God exist?" Be comfortable with your own current ideas about God. Know that you need not share...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice or LED/battery-operated candle Newsprint, markers and tape Bell, tingsha chimes or other sound instrument...
  • Materials for Activity Dollar bill or other U.S. currency Description of Activity This activity asks youth for their thoughts about the...
  • Materials for Activity Leader Resource 2 , God Sources Leader Resource 3 , Godly Words Optional: Common pins or transparent tape...
  • Materials for Activity A copy of the story " God Is . . . " Preparation for Activity Print and review the story "God Is . . ." Decide how...
  • Materials for Activity Microphone(s), real or simulated Video camera and playback equipment, real or simulated Any backdrop made in Session...
  • Materials for Activity Handout 1 , What Do You Think? Pencils or pens Preparation for Activity Familiarize yourself with Handout 1, and...
  • 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? How comfortable do your youth seem...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint and markers Paper and pencils Watch, clock or other timer Preparation for Activity If your group will do "...
  • Materials for Activity Small notebook for each participant Pencils or pens Optional: Masking tape Description of Activity Remind...
  • Materials for Activity Copy(ies) of the Unitarian Universalist hymnbook, Singing the Living Tradition Preparation for Activity Decide how...
  • Materials for Activity Supplies for simple drawings - paper, colored pencils, and/or washable markers Paper towels and any cleanup supplies...
  • Preparation for Activity Optional: Browse the Internet and see what you find to share. Description of Activity Challenge questions are...
  • Materials for Activity UU source materials which might include reference to God: hymnbooks ( Singing the Living Tradition or Singing the...
  • What we are is God's gift to us. What we become is our gift to God. — Eleanor Powell Tell the truth, have you ever found God in a church? I...
  • Compiled by Tirrell H. Kimball of the Allen Avenue Unitarian Universalist Church in Portland, Maine. Read — or ask volunteers to read — as...
  • Do you believe God exists? Yes _____ No_____ If your answer is yes, can you describe the God you believe in? Yes_____No_____ If you answer...
  • Hand a copy of this resource to your Kid for the Day at the appropriate time during your Opening. For the Kid for the Day: You have two...
  • Make a copy of this page with enlarged type. Cut the lines apart so they can be placed in various points of your meeting room. YOUR PARENTS...
  • Make a copy of this page with enlarged type. Cut the terms and definitions apart so they can be given to (or pinned or taped on) each youth...
  • To the Co-Anchors: Today's WCUU program talks about the beliefs of different people gathered in the UU tent at an International Camp of...
  • Copy, divide, and distribute appropriate parts of this page to these Activity 4 On-Air People: Atheist, Theist, Agnostic, Humanist, Mystery...
  • Beliefs about God Unitarian Universalism is a home for people who hold a wide range of theological views. On the UUA website, read a...

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