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Session 15: The Power of Gathering

Session 15: The Power of Gathering
Session 15: The Power of Gathering

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  • One of the greatest and simplest tools for learning more and growing is doing more. — Washington Irving The power of water is the power of...
  • Activity Minutes Opening 5 Activity 1: Story — Water Justice Tour 10 Activity 2: Investigating Where Your Water Comes From 10 Activity 3:...
  • Find a place where you can be quiet with your thoughts. Close your eyes and breathe deeply for several minutes, perhaps repeating a word or...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice or LED/battery-operated candle Cloth for altar or centering space Opening Words for Basket (Session 1,...
  • Materials for Activity Story, " Water Justice Tour " Preparation for Activity Read the story and prepare to share it with the group. Read...
  • Materials for Activity Computer with Internet access and a large monitor or a digital projector Newsprint, markers, and tape Preparation...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Optional: Computer with internet access Preparation for Activity Set up newsprint in a...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint from Activity 3, Water Conservation Brainstorm Plain plastic bottles of water with sports tops Permanent...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint from Activity 3, Water Conservation Brainstorm Poster board, color markers, and tape or push-pins for...
  • Materials for Activity Circle of Elements mural from Session 1 Leader Resource 1, " Gathering" Circle , and tape Circle of Elements Mural...
  • Reflect on and discuss with your co-leader(s): How did the timing go today? What might we do to make it work better? What worked well? What...
  • Materials for Activity Optional: Digital still cameras and/or video cameras Preparation for Activity This activity is designed to implement...
  • Materials for Activity Attractive bowl Smooth stones, at least one for each participant Preparation for Activity Fill the bowl half-way...
  • Materials for Activity Handout 1, Congregational Scavenger Hunt Pencils Preparation for Activity If possible, plan this activity for a time...
  • One of the greatest and simplest tools for learning more and growing is doing more. — Washington Irving IN TODAY'S SESSION... the children...
  • Can you imagine not having running water in your home? How would you and your family drink, cook, bathe, or go to the bathroom? Sadly, more...
  • Who, in your congregation… Knows how to run the sound system? Knows how run the irrigation system, or where all hoses are located? Knows...
  • Printing This Handout Download a high-resolution copy of this Handout (PDF) for printing
  • Visit the website for the UU Justice Ministry of California to learn about Water Justice Tours and other UU faith-based efforts. A UU World...

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