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Session 4: Flexibility (Duct Tape)

Session 4: Flexibility (Duct Tape)
Session 4: Flexibility (Duct Tape)

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  • The bend in the road is not the end of the road, unless you refuse to take the turn. — Anonymous The duct tape symbolizes flexibility. This...
  • ACTIVITY MINUTES Welcoming and Entering Opening 5 Activity 1: Story — Answer Mountain 10 Activity 2: Active Flexibility Games 10 Activity 3...
  • 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 Rolls of duct tape A ruler, a pencil, and scissors (including left-handed scissors) Optional: Toolbox of Our Faith...
  • 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, " Answer Mountain " Optional: Three signs that say "The Answer Is No," "The Answer Is Yes," and...
  • Materials for Activity Outright Lie. A variety of small objects, such as jewelry, to be used to tell incredible stories Preparation for...
  • Materials for Activity A copy of the leader resource 1, Duct Tape Lunch Bag Brown paper lunch bags for all participants, plus a few extra...
  • Materials for Activity A copy of leader resource 2, Chant - Kore Chant Preparation for Activity Listen to a tune for the chant, Kore Chant...
  • Materials for Activity Tool of the Day - duct tape 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 Change within Our Congregation Invite a guest from your congregational leadership to talk about how your...
  • The bend in the road is not the end of the road, unless you refuse to take the turn. — Anonymous IN TODAY'S SESSION . . . Duct tape was...
  • By Sarah E. Skwire; used with permission. This story appears in What If Nobody Forgave? and Other Stories edited by Colleen M. McDonald (...
  • Step 1: Lay your paper bag down on a flat surface with the bottom flap of the bag facing down. Step 2: Rip several strips of duct tape...
  • Step 6: To tape the sides, open your bag and stand it upright. Step 7: Cover the sides with duct tape. Laying the tape vertically will help...
  • Listen to a tune for the chant, Kore Chant online. You can also hear it on the track, Spider Woman/Kore Chant on the CD, She Changes: A...
  • The story, "Answer Mountain," comes from What If Nobody Forgave? and Other Stories , Second Edition, edited by Colleen M. McDonald (Boston...

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