Session 2: Me In Faith Community, Faith Community In Me

Session 2: Me In Faith Community, Faith Community In Me
Session 2: Me In Faith Community, Faith Community In Me

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  • It matters what we believe. Some beliefs are expansive and lead the way to wider and deeper sympathies. Some beliefs are like the sunshine...
  • Activity Minutes Opening 5 Activity 1: Starting Our Window/Mirror Panels 10 Activity 2: Story — Jelly Beans 10 Activity 3: Jelly Bean Trade...
  • Find a place where you can be quiet with your thoughts. Make yourself comfortable and light a candle to mark the time as different from...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice or LED/battery-operated candle Large, round mirror to hold the chalice Reflective materials, such as beads...
  • Materials for Activity A blank canvas board or a sheet of thick, corrugated cardboard for all participants Large baskets or plastic bins,...
  • Materials for Activity A copy of the story " Jelly Beans " A bell, chime, rain stick or other musical noisemaker Preparation for Activity...
  • Materials for Activity Jelly beans, in a variety of colors, at least ten for each participant 5x7-inch manila envelopes with clasps for all...
  • Materials for Activity Name tags for adult participants A pencil and a 5x7-inch unlined index card for each participant Copies of Leader...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers and tape All participants' Window/Mirror Panels 5x7-inch unlined index cards from Activity 4, A...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers and tape Taking It Home handout Optional: A copy of Session 1, Leader Resource 2, Namaste...
  • Evaluate with your co-leader(s) first. Then share your evaluation with others working with the group. You might find it helpful to consider...
  • Materials for Activity Jars with lids for all participants Drawing paper Pencils Markers that will write on the surface of a jar A sharp...
  • Materials for Activity Chime or bell Optional: Books by Thich Nhat Hanh (see Find Out More) Preparation for Activity Identify an open area...
  • Materials for Activity Photographs of church activities-especially pictures with children. Have enough for all small groups to create a...
  • Materials for Activity Long roll of blank paper Different colors of permanent markers Paper and pencils Church history resources, such as...
  • It matters what we believe. Some beliefs are expansive and lead the way to wider and deeper sympathies. Some beliefs are like the sunshine...
  • By Isabel Champ Wolseley
    From Lighting Candles in the Dark: Stories of Courage and Love in Action (Philadelphia: Friends General Conference, 2001). Used by...
  • Adapted from the Hunger No More website. Do this worksheet with an adult in your family. A calculator may help. In 2000, the world's...
  • Adapt and distribute to parents at least two weeks before leading this session. Greetings! Thank you for agreeing to share your thoughts...
  • Thich Nhat Hanh and Walking Meditation Read about Thich Nhat Hanh on the Plum Village Practice Center website or Wikipedia . Walking...

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