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Session 10: Courage And Conviction (Saddlebags)

Session 10: Courage And Conviction (Saddlebags)
Session 10: Courage And Conviction (Saddlebags)

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  • From caring comes courage. — Lao Tzu Conscience is the root of all true courage. — James Freeman Clarke, nineteenth-century British...
  • ACTIVITY MINUTES Welcoming and Entering Opening 10 Activity 1: Story — Eliza Tupper Wilkes: Riding for Faith, Hope, and Love 10 Activity 2...
  • After you have read the story, "Eliza Tupper Wilkes: Riding for Faith, Hope, and Love," think about the convictions you hold in your own...
  • Materials for Activity Photographs or other images of people demonstrating courage and conviction Preparation for Activity Collect images...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice candle or LED/battery-operated candle Lighter and extinguisher, if needed Newsprint, markers, and tape Tool...
  • Materials for Activity A copy of the story, " Eliza Tupper Wilkes: Riding for Faith, Hope, and Love " Preparation for Activity Read the...
  • Materials for Activity Copies of Handout 1: Moments of Courage Skit Rules for each group Preparation for Activity Review Handout 1: Moments...
  • Materials for Activity Several small stones for each participant Optional: Cloth on which to place the stones Participant lists of their...
  • Materials for Activity Tool of the Day - saddlebags, bicycle panniers or a rucksack, or an image of saddlebags Participant lists of their...
  • 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 Plan a Faith in Action activity to help participants extend the core learning of this session into action in the...
  • From caring comes courage. — Lao Tzu Conscience is the root of all true courage. — James Freeman Clarke, nineteenth-century British...
  • By Polly Peterson
    A useful visual aid for this story is a map of the United States to show Reverend Wilkes extensive travel all over the country. Other...
  • All members of the group must be included, in some fashion, in the acting. You may make noise in your acting, if it is relevant to what you...
  • You had a chance today to think about some of your own convictions — the things you believe are so important you would stand up for them,...
  • Images of Courage and Conviction Cut out, photocopy, or print out images from magazines, newspapers, textbooks, websites, wall calendars,...

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