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Workshop 2: Gather in Sympathy

Workshop 2: Gather in Sympathy
Workshop 2: Gather in Sympathy

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  • Anyone who can solve the problem of water will be worthy of two Nobel prizes—one for peace and one for science. — John F. Kennedy The Earth...
  • Activity Minutes Opening 5 Activity 1: Experiential Water Meditation 15 Activity 2: Story — The Teachings of the Rain God 10 Activity 3:...
  • Experience the community and commitment of your own congregation. At a busy time on a Sunday or other day, drift away from the group and...
  • Materials for Activity Clear bowl to serve as a chalice Cup of water A small, hardy plant (such as a spider plant or shamrock plant)...
  • Materials for Activity Two pitchers, filled with water Small cups (recyclable, if possible) for all participants plus some extra Dirt, food...
  • Materials for Activity A copy of the story " The Teachings of the Rain God " Preparation for Activity Familiarize yourself with the story...
  • Materials for Activity River Scene mural (Workshop 1, Activity 2) Drawing supplies such as oil pastels; color markers; paints, paintbrushes...
  • Materials for Activity Taking It Home handout Clear bowl to serve as a chalice A small, hardy plant (such as a spider plant or shamrock...
  • Meet with your co-leaders after the workshop to reflect on it. How was your mix of discussion and action? In the midst of the busy-ness,...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers and tape Handout 1, Sad Statistics Handout 2, Water Steward's Pledge Pens/pencils Preparation for...
  • Materials for Activity A copy of the story " The Teachings of the Rain God " Paper lunch bags or card stock, color markers and (optional)...
  • Preparation for Activity Find out about water theme parks in your area; use the Theme Park City website. If possible, find out how much...
  • Anyone who can solve the problem of water will be worthy of two Nobel prizes—one for peace and one for science. — John F. Kennedy IN TODAY'...
  • Adapted from a version on the 2003 International Year of FreshWater website . One day a long time ago, the elephant acted like a bully. He...
  • Seventy percent of the Earth's surface is covered with water. But only 2.5% of that is fresh water. Only 1% of the world's freshwater is...
  • I promise to be a good steward to the Earth's water resources. I will conserve water whenever I can. I will not waste water when I can help...
  • More Sad Statistics See a 2008 report on global clean water and sanitation , including country-by-statistics, prepared by the Joint...

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