Session 14: Justice (Flashlight)

Session 14: Justice (Flashlight)
Session 14: Justice (Flashlight)

In This Section

  • What are you going to do that is important in your life? — Martha Sharp, Unitarian Universalist hero The flashlight symbolizes the light of...
  • ACTIVITY MINUTES Welcoming and Entering Opening 5 Activity 1: Story — Martha and Waitstill Sharp 10 Activity 2: Cloak and Dagger Game and...
  • 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 Flashlights or a single lamp Optional: Window covering to help darken the room Optional: Large blanket or tarp and a...
  • 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, " Martha and Waitstill Sharp " Optional: Materials for darkening the room and flashlight to...
  • Materials for Activity Index cards for all participants For Relay Race A suitcase or bag of disguise items for each team Rubber cones,...
  • Materials for Activity Optional: A copy of the Unitarian Universalist hymnbook, Singing the Living Tradition , or another songbook you plan...
  • Materials for Activity For Luminaria Paper lunch bags, tea lights, pencils, and scissors (including left-handed scissors) for all...
  • Materials for Activity Tool of the Day - a flashlight Chalice and candle Safety matches and long fireplace matches Small dish for spent...
  • 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 Engage the group in a congregational justice project, such as collecting food for a food distribution center or...
  • What are you going to do that is important in your life? — Martha Sharp, Unitarian Universalist heroine IN TODAY'S SESSION... The...
  • Adapted with permission from UU World, Summer 2006, "Righteous among the nations: Israel honors two Unitarians for heroism in World War II...
  • The story, "Martha and Waitstill Sharp," was adapted from a 2006 article about the Sharps in UU World, "Righteous among the nations —...

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