Session 6: The Power of Presence Part of Sing to the Power In This Section Introduction to Session 6, The Power of Presence From Sing to the Power We convince by our presence. — Walt Whitman The power of air is the power of openness, presence, and silent witness. Participants hear the story of a... Session-at-a-Glance From Sing to the Power Activity Minutes Opening 5 Activity 1: Story — The Presence of Angels 10 Activity 2: Angel Presence Game 8 Activity 3: Tied Together Blankets 25 Activit... Spiritual Preparation From Sing to the Power 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 phrase to... Opening From Sing to the Power Activity time: 5 minutes Materials for Activity Chalice or LED/battery-operated candle Cloth for altar or centering space Opening Words for Basket (Sess... Activity 1: Story - The Presence of Angels From Sing to the Power Activity time: 10 minutes Materials for Activity Story, "The Presence of Angels" Optional: Computer with Internet access and large monitor or digital... Activity 2: Angel Presence Game From Sing to the Power Activity time: 8 minutes Materials for Activity Optional: Scarves or other fabric to cover eyes Preparation for Activity Find or create a large, open sp... Activity 3: Tied Together Blankets From Sing to the Power Activity time: 25 minutes Materials for Activity Polar fleece fabric Yardsticks and rulers, washable markers, and permanent markers to share Scissors,... Activity 4: Prayer as Presence - Holding in the Light From Sing to the Power Activity time: 7 minutes Materials for Activity Bell or chime Optional: Computer with Internet access Preparation for Activity Optional: Preview the... Closing From Sing to the Power Activity time: 5 minutes Materials for Activity Circle of Elements mural from Session 1 Leader Resource 1, "Presence" Circle, and tape Session 1, Leader... Leader Reflection and Planning From Sing to the Power 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 didn't? What... Faith In Action: Planning Our Air Power From Sing to the Power Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Preparation for Activity This activity is designed to continue the activity begun in Session 5. Alternate Activity 1: Sharing Joys and Sorrows From Sing to the Power Activity time: 10 minutes Materials for Activity Attractive bowl Smooth stones, at least one for each participant Preparation for Activity Fill the bowl... Alternate Activity 2: Mirroring From Sing to the Power Activity time: 10 minutes Materials for Activity Bell, chime, or other noisemaker Preparation for Activity Decide how you will break the group into pairs. Taking It Home From Sing to the Power We convince by our presence. — Walt Whitman IN TODAY'S SESSION... the children heard about Unitarian Universalist Kat Sinclair, who organized a peaceful... The Presence of Angels From Sing to the Power It was a shock to the whole nation when a gunman opened fire on a group of people who had gathered at a supermarket to meet with their U.S.... Leader Resource 1: Presence Circle From Sing to the Power Printing This Handout Download a high-resolution copy of this Handout (PDF) for printing... Find Out More From Sing to the Power An http://www.examiner.com/unitarian-universalist-in-columbus/uus-give-sil… on the Examiner website describes the Tucson angel protest and has a link to... PREVIOUS: Find Out More UP: Sing to the Power NEXT: Introduction to Session 6, The Power of Presence Download all of Sing to the Power (Word) (PDF) to edit or print.