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Session 15: Atonement (Level)

Session 15: Atonement (Level)
Session 15: Atonement (Level)

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  • The beginning of atonement is the sense of its necessity. — Lord Byron The level, a carpenter's tool, symbolizes the balance we need to...
  • ACTIVITY MINUTES Welcoming and Entering Opening 10 Activity 1: Story — W.H.G. Carter and a Step Toward Racial Reconciliation 10 Activity 2...
  • 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 Tool of the Day - a level, or several levels Two sheets of paper, and pencils for all participants Preparation for...
  • 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, " W.H.G. Carter and a Step Toward Racial Reconciliation " Preparation for Activity Read the...
  • Preparation for Activity Review the games, Human Knot and "Who Started It?" Decide how to allocate your time and, if needed, how you will...
  • Materials for Activity Frozen bread dough or frozen dinner rolls for all participants Cloths to cover dough Flour (for hands), coarse salt...
  • Materials for Activity 8.5 x 11-inch paper and 6 x 8-inch envelopes for all participants Markers, decorations (such as toothpicks, ribbon,...
  • Materials for Activity Tool of the Day - a level Chalice and candle Safety matches and long fireplace matches Small dish for spent matches...
  • Preparation for Activity Extinguish the council candles. Gather participants around the chalice; if it has been extinguished, relight it...
  • Description of Activity Look for a project involving individual and/or community reconciliation. A prayer can provide a context and...
  • The beginning of atonement is the sense of its necessity. — Lord Byron IN TODAY'S SESSION. . . The level symbolizes the balance we need to...
  • By David Whitford
    Adapted from "A Step Toward Racial Reconciliation", UU World, May/June 2002, permission pending. ...
  • The story, "Rev. W.H.G. Carter and a Step Toward Racial Reconciliation" comes from an article by David Whitford in the May/June, 2002...

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