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Session 14: The Gift Of Spirit

Session 14: The Gift Of Spirit
Session 14: The Gift Of Spirit

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  • Life becomes religious whenever we make it so: when some new light is seen, when some deeper appreciation is felt, when some larger outlook...
  • Activity Minutes Welcoming and Entering Opening 5 Activity 1: Wonder Box 5 Activity 2: Story — "A Lamp in Every Corner" 10 Activity 3:...
  • Being a part of a faith community is a decision one makes as an adult. Whether or not you were born a Unitarian Universalist, it is now the...
  • Materials for Activity Penny jar, created in Session 11: The Gift of Stewardship Preparation for Activity Set the penny jar on a table near...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice and candle or LED/battery-operated candle Lighter and extinguisher, if needed Newsprint, markers, and tape...
  • By Janeen K Grohsmeyer
    A story from A Lamp in Every Corner : Our Unitarian Universalist Storybook (Boston: Unitarian Universalist Association, 2004). Read or tell...
  • Materials for Activity Wonder Box (See Session 1 for instructions.) A chalice and/or a picture of a flaming chalice Preparation for...
  • Materials for Activity A copy of the story, A Lamp in Every Corner Optional: "A Lamp in Every Corner" coloring sheet , and crayons...
  • Materials for Activity Glass bowl, partly filled with water A washable marker Stones or marbles for all participants A small table A...
  • Materials for Activity A copy of Singing the Living Tradition , the Unitarian Universalist hymnbook Optional: Newsprint, markers and tape...
  • Materials for Activity Paper, markers and tape for simple signs Preparation for Activity Make sure you have an open space where children...
  • Materials for Activity Small clay flower pots that come with detached saucers, for all participants Tea lights or LED/battery-operated...
  • Materials for Activity Wonder Box poster A picture of a flaming chalice, and tape or glue stick Copies of Taking It Home for all...
  • 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...
  • Materials for Activity A copy of Singing the Living Tradition , the Unitarian Universalist hymnbook Flashlights or LED/battery operated...
  • Materials for Activity Copies of Handout 1: Spirit Letter to a Unitarian Universalist (UU) Pen Pal , for all participants Markers, pencils...
  • Materials for Activity A large sheet of poster board Magazines to cut up Scissors, including left-handed scissors Glue sticks Markers A...
  • Materials for Activity Optional: Recording of the song, "Sing When the Spirit Says Sing" and appropriate music player Optional: A guitar,...
  • Life becomes religious whenever we make it so: when some new light is seen, when some deeper appreciation is felt, when some larger outlook...
  • "Share the Gift of Spirit" Dear UU Pen Pal, _______________________ My favorite song to sing is... My favorite game to play is... My...
  • A Lamp in Every Corner is the title story of a book by Janeen K. Grohsmeyer (Boston: Unitarian Universalist Association, 2004). Find more...

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