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Session 7: Seeing Others with Awe

Session 7: Seeing Others with Awe
Session 7: Seeing Others with Awe

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  • To enter into the presence of another human being ... is to enter into the presence of God in a new and different way. — Stephen L. Carter...
  • Activity Minutes Welcoming and Entering 0 Opening 2 Activity 1: Gems of Goodness 5 Activity 2: Welcome Game — Find a Friend 10 Activity 3:...
  • Read the story, "A Messiah Is Among You," a few times. Spend a few minutes thinking about the group, imagining each child as a potential...
  • Materials for Activity Mosaic gemstones, at least three per participant A colorful cloth A small notebook, approximately two by three...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice candle or LED/battery-operated candle Lighter and extinguisher, if needed Newsprint, markers, and tape...
  • Materials for Activity Clear glass jar or vase Small notebooks, approximately two by three inches, for any newcomers Markers and stick-on...
  • Preparation for Activity Push back chairs and table to make room for participants to move freely around the meeting space. Description of...
  • Materials for Activity A large basket Objects to place in the basket that are related to the story, "A Messiah Is Among You," such as a...
  • Materials for Activity A copy of the story, "A Messiah Is Among You" A chime, a rain stick, or another calming sound instrument Preparation...
  • Materials for Activity Roll of plain paper large enough to draw, life-size, a child's head and torso, and scissors, or large sheets of...
  • Materials for Activity Plastic tubs or baskets to store markers, pens, stickers and other art materials Waste basket lined with a bag Bag(s...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Moral Compass poster A bold marker, or a piece of card stock and tape or a stapler...
  • Take a few minutes to evaluate the session with your co-leader immediately afterward, while it is fresh. Share your thoughts with any other...
  • Materials for Activity "Welcome" posters begun in Session 6, Faith in Action: Congregational Hunger Awareness, and color markers Optional:...
  • Materials for Activity Large container, such as ceramic or metal bowl Play sand (can be found at local hardware store) or unscented cat...
  • Materials for Activity Three-ring binder notebook Blank paper and three-hole punch Pens, pencils and color markers Newsprint, markers and...
  • Materials for Activity Lemon juice concentrate Small cups for participants to share Cotton swabs or thin paintbrushes Blank white paper,...
  • To enter into the presence of another human being ... is to enter into the presence of God in a new and different way. — Stephen L. Carter...
  • Recrafted with permission of the author, Francis Dorff, O. Praem, of the Norbertine Community of Alberquerque, New Mexico, from his story...

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