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Session 3: The Gift Of Forgiveness

Session 3: The Gift Of Forgiveness
Session 3: The Gift Of Forgiveness

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  • When I see the Ten Most Wanted Lists... I always have this thought: If we'd made them feel wanted earlier, they wouldn't be wanted now...
  • ACTIVITY MINUTES Opening 5 Activity 1: Wonder Box 5 Activity 2: Story — The Prince and the Rhinoceros 10 Activity 3: Forgiving Faces 10...
  • Take a quiet moment to reflect on a time when someone has hurt you — intentionally or unwittingly. Have you forgiven them? How difficult...
  • 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 [See directions in Session 1.] An olive branch, or a branch to represent one, or an illustration of a...
  • Materials for Activity A copy of the story, The Prince and the Rhinoceros Optional: "The Prince and the Rhinoceros" coloring sheet , and...
  • Materials for Activity Plain construction paper, markers and glue sticks for all participants A red and a green construction paper circle...
  • Materials for Activity Wonderful Welcome group covenant (from Session 2: Everyone Is Welcome) Newsprint, markers and tape Preparation for...
  • Materials for Activity Copy of "There Is More Love Somewhere," Hymn 95 in Singing the Living Tradition Newsprint, markers, and tape...
  • Materials for Activity Wonder Box poster Picture of a dove with an olive branch ( Leader Resource 1 ) and tape or glue stick Copies of...
  • 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 Leader Resource 1: Dove with Olive Branch Sheet of heavy stock paper for dove template Construction paper, pencils...
  • When I see the Ten Most Wanted Lists... I always have this thought: If we'd made them feel wanted earlier, they wouldn't be wanted now...
  • An Indian tale of speaking kindly, from Teaching Tolerance, Rhinos & Raspberries kit. Permission pending. Read or tell the story. Once...
  • Printing This Handout Download a high-resolution copy of this Handout (PDF) for printing.
  • The Symbols of the Dove and the Olive Branch The olive branch as a symbol of peace has roots in Hebrew scripture (Genesis) and ancient...

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