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Session 12: Stewardship Is a Sign

Session 12: Stewardship Is a Sign
Session 12: Stewardship Is a Sign

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  • In the end we will conserve only what we love. We will love only what we understand. We will understand only what we are taught. — Baba...
  • Activity Minutes Opening 3 Activity 1: Story — Know Yourself 15 Activity 2: "The Magic Penny Song" 5 Activity 3: Time, Talent, and Treasure...
  • Think about a time you gave generously of your time, talent, or finances. How did you feel? What does your generosity dance feel like? Do...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice, candle and lighter or LED battery-operated candle Centering table A chime or bell Newsprint, markers, and...
  • Materials for Activity Copy of the story, " Know Yourself " A few coins Large box for donations Optional: Fidget basket (see Session 1,...
  • Materials for Activity Handout 1, " The Magic Penny Song" Lyrics Newsprint, markers, and tape Recording of "The Magic Penny Song" and a...
  • Materials for Activity Leader Resource 1, Stewardship Actions - Time, Talent, or Treasure? Newsprint, markers, and tape Recording of "The...
  • Materials for Activity Items used by the congregation for offertory collection, such as baskets or pledge envelopes Optional: Leader...
  • Materials for Activity Leader Resource 3, Congregational Needs Five buckets, masking tape, and a marker Offertory basket Twelve one dollar...
  • Materials for Activity Stoles Craft materials Optional: Leader Resource 4, Third Emblem Preparation for Activity Review or find out from co...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice, candle, and lighter or LED battery-operated candle Taking It Home Newsprint, markers, and tape Optional:...
  • With your co-leaders, reflect on the session. What went well? What would you do differently next time? Were you able to find ways that...
  • Materials for Activity Optional: Leader Resource 2, Letter to Parents Preparation for Activity Once the congregation starts planning the...
  • Materials for Activity Offertory collection baskets Activity 4, The Ritual of Offertory Leader Resource 2, Letter to Parents Preparation...
  • Preparation for Activity Ask worship leaders how a project is chosen to share your congregation's offertory. If possible, arrange for the...
  • Description of Activity Children help conserve the congregation's resources. Ask the group if their family has ways to save money. Do they...
  • Materials for Activity Handout 1, " The Magic Penny Song" Lyrics Newsprint, markers, and tape Recording of "The Magic Penny Song" and a...
  • In the end we will conserve only what we love. We will love only what we understand. We will understand only what we are taught. — Baba...
  • By Ayat Jamilah
    Beautiful Signs, A Treasury of Islamic Wisdom for Children and Parents by Sarah Conover and Freda Crane (Boston: Skinner House, 2010). All...
  • Malvina Reynolds, copyright 1955 and 1958 by Northern Music Corporation, renewed 1986; permission pending. Love is something if you give it...
  • Picking up trash outside the congregation Buying muffins at the congregational bake sale fundraiser Bringing muffins for a snack to share...
  • Dear Parents and Caregivers, The children in the Signs of Our Faith program are learning about stewardship. Today we discussed ways to...
  • Pay rent or mortgage on building Pay electric bill Fix broken window Pay minister's salary Buy crayons Give to community groups helping...
  • This is the official chalice of the Unitarian Universalist Association. Printing This Handout Download a high-resolution copy of this...
  • The UUA publication Stewardship: The Joy of Giving has resources for all ages. Find more stewardship resources from the UUA's Annual...

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