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Session 4: The Power of Place

Session 4: The Power of Place
Session 4: The Power of Place

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  • Charity begins at home, and justice begins next door. — Charles Dickens The power of the earth is the power of place. Children discover how...
  • Activity Minutes Opening 5 Activity 1: Story — Harvesting Hope 10 Activity 2: Adverbs Game 10 Activity 3: "Our Place" Brainstorm 10...
  • 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 Opening Words for Basket (Session 1, Leader Resource 1), and basket Cloth for...
  • Materials for Activity Story, " Harvesting Hope " Optional: Information about your congregation's partner church relationship Preparation...
  • Preparation for Activity Identify a space where participants can sit in a circle and one person at a time can move out of sight and hearing...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint and markers Preparation for Activity Post blank newsprint. Description of Activity We can most effectively...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Handout 1, Transylvanian Art Large sheets of drawing, construction, or poster board...
  • Materials for Activity Circle of Elements mural from Session 1 Leader Resource 1, " Place" Circle , and tape Session 1, Leader Resource 3,...
  • 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 Newsprint, markers, and tape Preparation for Activity Post blank newsprint. Description of Activity This activity is...
  • Materials for Activity Attractive bowl Smooth stones, at least one for each participant Preparation for Activity Fill the bowl half-way...
  • Materials for Activity Leader Resource 2, Biscuit Recipe Ingredients: Flour, baking powder, salt, sugar, shortening or butter, and milk...
  • Materials for Activity Photos of your partner congregation and its members, or items from that community Optional: Pens and a card or note...
  • Charity begins at home, and justice begins next door. — Charles Dickens IN TODAY'S SESSION... the children heard about Project Harvest Hope...
  • We do not need to think the same thoughts as someone else, in order to love them. So wrote Francis David, a long-ago faith ancestor of...
  • From the December 1999 issue of uu&me!, used by permission of the Church of the Larger Fellowship. Printing This Handout Download a...
  • Printing This Handout Download a high-resolution copy of this Handout (PDF) for printing
  • Quantities are for 12 biscuits. Ingredients 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon white sugar 1/...
  • Explore the Project Harvest Hope website . The UU Partner Church Council has information about Unitarian churches in Transylvania and...

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