Tapestry of Faith: Gather the Spirit: A Multigenerational Program about Stewardship

Alternate Activity 4: Great Quotes

Activity time: 5 minutes

Materials for Activity

  • Newsprint, markers and tape

Preparation for Activity

  • If you will present the quotations below, write them on newsprint and post.

Description of Activity

Ask groups of three or four, of mixed ages, to create their own wise quotations about gratitude. Give each group a sheet of newsprint and a marker to write their wise words. Then ask the groups to come together and share what they have created.

If it would be helpful, offer these quotations and, lead a brief discussion:

Saying thank you is more than good manners. It is good spirituality. - Alfred Painter

As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them. -

President John F. Kennedy

Gratitude is wealth. - Unknown