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Session 2: The Gift Of Covenant

Session 2: The Gift Of Covenant
Session 2: The Gift Of Covenant

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  • A covenant is not a definition of a relationship; it is the framework for our relating. ... This calls for a level of trust, courage and...
  • Activity Minutes Opening 5 Activity 1: The Wonder Box 5 Activity 2: "Simon Says" without Rules 10 Activity 3: Story — Making Promises,...
  • Think about your spiritual upbringing. Did you grow up in Unitarian Universalism? Do you have another religious background? Think about the...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice and candle or LED/battery-operated candle Lighter and extinguisher, if needed Newsprint, markers, and tape...
  • Materials for Activity Wonder Box A copy of the Unitarian Universalist Principles in children's language Construction paper in assorted...
  • Preparation for Activity Make sure you have a large, open floor space for this game. Optional: If you have more time and/or want to try...
  • Materials for Activity A copy of the story, Making Promises, Making Covenants Optional: "Making Promises, Making Covenants" coloring sheet...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers and tape Preparation for Activity Post the newsprint where all participants can see it. If the...
  • Materials for Activity Construction paper in various colors Scissors, including left-handed scissors Thin markers Tape Preparation for...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers and tape Preparation for Activity Make sure you know the song, "The More We Get Together." You...
  • Materials for Activity Wonder Box poster Paper chain made in Activity 5 or Alternate Activity 1, and tape or glue stick Copies of Taking It...
  • 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...
  • Preparation for Activity Make a time for the children to meet with their minister and/or members of the congregation's board. Ask the...
  • Materials for Activity Construction paper in various colors Scissors, including left-handed scissors Markers for participants Tape Covenant...
  • Materials for Activity Group covenant from Activity 4, We Covenant Together Optional: Paper and markers or crayons for all participants...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers and tape Preparation for Activity Choose one or more safety songs that you know or choose from...
  • A covenant is not a definition of a relationship; it is the framework for our relating. ... This calls for a level of trust, courage and...
  • By Janeen K Grohsmeyer
    Do you remember your first day of school? I remember mine. Your parents and grandparents probably remember their first days, too. Probably...
  • The quotation that begins this session comes from "From Creed to Covenant," a sermon given by Rev. Lisa Ward on November 17, 2002 at the...

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