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Session 15: Witness for Justice: Public Signs of Our UU Values

Session 15: Witness for Justice: Public Signs of Our UU Values
Session 15: Witness for Justice: Public Signs of Our UU Values

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  • Our lives begin to end the day that we become silent about the things that matter. — Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King This session...
  • Activity Minutes Opening 2 Activity 1: Muhammad's Prayer 10 Activity 2: Story — John L. Cashin, Witness for Justice 10 Activity 3: Gallery...
  • What were you taught as a child about witnessing for justice? If you were included in public protests or other justice work, do you...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice, candle and lighter or LED battery-operated candle Centering table A chime or bell Optional: Cloth for...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Handout 1, UU Principles, Children's Version Preparation for Activity If you do not...
  • Materials for Activity Copy of the story " John L. Cashin, Witness for Justice " Leader Resource 1, John L. Cashin Photo Optional: Fidget...
  • Materials for Activity Social justice posters, index cards, and non-sticky painter's tape Optional: A computer with Internet access, and a...
  • Materials for Activity Items from recent congregational public witness events Art supplies and (optional) video camera and playback...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice, candle, and lighter or LED battery-operated candle Taking It Home Newsprint, markers, and tape Optional:...
  • What went well in this session? What would you do differently next time? Look over the next session and assign any preparation duties as...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Optional: Media releases Optional: Newsprint, markers, and tape; and stickers...
  • Materials for Activity Guest at Your Table boxes and materials Preparation for Activity Talk with your religious educator, minister, and or...
  • Preparation for Activity Invite one of the coordinators of Justice Sunday in your congregation to speak to the children and help them plan...
  • Preparation for Activity Invite two or three members of the Justice or Social Action Committee to speak to the group. Tell them how long...
  • Materials for Activity A computer with Internet access, and a large monitor or digital projector Preparation for Activity Preview the No...
  • Our lives begin to end the day that we become silent about the things that matter. — Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King IN TODAY'S SESSION.....
  • One day in Alabama, in 1968, as farmers worked in their fields, a small airplane swooped into view. The farmers looked up wonderingly as...
  • We believe each and every person is important. We believe all people should be treated fairly. In our congregations, all people are...
  • Printing This Handout Download a high-resolution copy of this Handout (PDF) for printing.
  • Aisha's Moonlit Walk by Anika Stafford (Skinner House Books, 2005) has a story about a young girl who moves past her shyness to stand up...

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