Main Content

Session 1: Faith (Toolbox and Ruler)

Session 1: Faith (Toolbox and Ruler)
Session 1: Faith (Toolbox and Ruler)

In This Section

  • It is not the style of clothes one wears, neither the kind of automobile one drives, nor the amount of money one has in the bank, that...
  • ACTIVITY MINUTES Welcoming and Entering Opening 5 Activity 1: Story — The Difference between Heaven and Hell 5 Activity 2: Eating in Heaven...
  • Take a moment and let your body and mind settle. If you are comfortable doing so, spend a few moments in peaceful meditation. In...
  • Materials for Activity Large sheet of poster board Hardware store ads for cutting out pictures of tools, toolboxes, tool belts, etc. to...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice and candle or LED/battery-operated candle Lighter and extinguisher, if needed Newsprint, markers, and tape...
  • Materials for Activity A copy of the story, " The Difference between Heaven and Hell " Optional: Two wooden spoons (or other long spoons),...
  • Materials for Activity Wooden spoons (or other long spoons), duct tape or masking tape, and rulers, dowels, or yardsticks for all...
  • Materials for Activity A copy of Hymn 402, "From You I Receive," in the Unitarian Universalist hymnbook, Singing the Living Tradition...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Markers, glitter pens, or other media for writing and decorating the covenant Large...
  • Materials for Activity Tools of the Day - a toolbox and a ruler Chalice and candle or LED chalice Council candles (a tea light or votive...
  • Reflect on these questions and discuss them with your co-leaders: How do we feel about today's session? What parts of the session worked...
  • Description of Activity Gift of Covenant Engage the group in creating and decorating a poster with the words of your own congregational...
  • It is not the style of clothes one wears, neither the kind of automobile one drives, nor the amount of money one has in the bank, that...
  • Adapted by Elisa Pearmain from a Japanese and Chinese folk tale. To tell the story dramatically, tape a spoon to a ruler so that the entire...
  • Before the Toolbox of Faith program begins, customize this letter for your program and distribute to participants' families as a handout,...
  • For an introduction to our faith, check out some of the pamphlets that may be available in your congregation or from inSpirit: The UU Book...

Like, Share, Print, or Explore

For more information contact religiouseducation@uua.org.