Session 15: Atonement (Level) Part of Toolbox of Faith In This Section Introduction From Toolbox of Faith The beginning of atonement is the sense of its necessity. — Lord Byron The level, a carpenter's tool, symbolizes the balance we need to restore when we... Session-at-a-Glance From Toolbox of Faith ACTIVITY MINUTES Welcoming and Entering Opening 10 Activity 1: Story — W.H.G. Carter and a Step Toward Racial Reconciliation 10 Activity 2: Games 10... Spiritual Preparation From Toolbox of Faith Take a moment and let your body and mind settle. If you are comfortable doing so, spend a few moments in peaceful meditation. Welcoming and Entering From Toolbox of Faith Materials for Activity Tool of the Day - a level, or several levels Two sheets of paper, and pencils for all participants Preparation for Activity On on... Opening From Toolbox of Faith Activity time: 10 minutes Materials for Activity Chalice candle or LED/battery-operated candle Lighter and extinguisher, if needed Newsprint, markers, a... Activity 1: Story - W.H.G. Carter and a Step Toward Racial Reconciliation From Toolbox of Faith Activity time: 10 minutes Materials for Activity A copy of the story, "W.H.G.... Activity 2: Games From Toolbox of Faith Activity time: 10 minutes Preparation for Activity Review the games, Human Knot and "Who Started It?" Decide how to allocate your time and, if needed, h... Activity 3: Pretzel Prayer Bread From Toolbox of Faith Activity time: 10 minutes Materials for Activity Frozen bread dough or frozen dinner rolls for all participants Cloths to cover dough Flour (for hands),... Activity 4: "I'm Sorry" Cards From Toolbox of Faith Activity time: 10 minutes Materials for Activity 8.5 x 11-inch paper and 6 x 8-inch envelopes for all participants Markers, decorations (such as... Activity 5: Council Circle From Toolbox of Faith Activity time: 10 minutes Materials for Activity Tool of the Day - a level Chalice and candle Safety matches and long fireplace matches Small dish for... Closing From Toolbox of Faith Preparation for Activity Extinguish the council candles. Gather participants around the chalice; if it has been extinguished, relight it. Share with the... Faith In Action: Ideas From Toolbox of Faith Description of Activity Look for a project involving individual and/or community reconciliation. A prayer can provide a context and structure to help... Taking It Home From Toolbox of Faith ... WHG Carter and a Step Towards Reconciliation David Whitford From Toolbox of Faith Adapted from "A Step Toward Racial Reconciliation", UU World, May/June 2002, permission pending. ... Find Out More From Toolbox of Faith The story, "Rev. W.H.G.... PREVIOUS: Find Out More UP: Toolbox of Faith NEXT: Introduction Download all of Toolbox of Faith (Word) (PDF) to edit or print.