Workshop 3: Manna in the Wilderness

Workshop 3: Manna in the Wilderness
Workshop 3: Manna in the Wilderness

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  • There are genuinely sufficient resources in the world to ensure that no one, nowhere, at no time, should go hungry. — Ed Asner,...
  • Activity Minutes Welcoming and Entering 0 Opening 10 Activity 1: Manna in the Wilderness 15 Activity 2: Retelling the Story 10 Activity 3:...
  • As you prepare to facilitate this workshop, ask these key questions: When have I experienced hunger, either physical or spiritual? When...
  • Materials for Activity Name tags, durable or single use Bold markers Sign-in sheet and pen/pencil Small table Optional: Refreshments...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice, candle, and lighter or LED battery-operated candle Stand or table space for the chalice Decorative covering...
  • Materials for Activity A copy of the story, " Manna in the Wilderness " Leader Resource 1, Exodus Background Information Coriander seeds...
  • Materials for Activity Story, " Manna in the Wilderness " Coriander seeds Towel Several baskets Preparation for Activity Familiarize...
  • Description of Activity Invite participants to discuss some of these questions: What do we learn about God in the story? What were the...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Preparation for Activity List the small group options and their locations on newsprint...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Preparation for Activity Write these questions on newsprint and post: Why is this story...
  • Materials for Activity Simple costumes for "writers" - robes, hats, or other items to spark imagination Poster board Preparation for...
  • Materials for Activity Leader Resource 2, Pita Bread Recipe Recipe ingredients for pre-made dough: 1 1/4 cup warm water 1 tbsp yeast 1 tbsp...
  • Materials for Activity Leader Resource 3, Creating the Closing Worship Taking It Home handout Chalice, candle, and lighter, or LED battery-...
  • Take a few minutes to talk with your co-facilitator about how the workshop went, using these questions as a guide: What went well? What...
  • Preparation for Activity Investigate your congregation's involvement with programs that provide food for those in need and talk with...
  • Materials for Activity Wheat berries or wheat germ Whole wheat flour Wheat stalk or picture of wheat growing Yeast Mortar and pestle (or...
  • There are genuinely sufficient resources in the world to ensure that no one, nowhere, at no time, should go hungry. — Ed Asner,...
  • Exodus 16: 1-31; 35 (New Revised Standard Version) The whole congregation of the Israelites set out from Elim; and Israel came to the...
  • The book of Exodus describes how the Israelites escaped from slavery in Egypt. It begins with the birth of Moses and the amazing story of...
  • 1 1/4 cup warm water (mix 1/2 cup boiling water with 3/4 cup cold water) 1 tbsp yeast 1 tbsp sugar 3 cups flour 2 tbsp olive oil or...
  • In this program, the closing worship circle offers a time for the group to come back together to enrich each other's understanding of the...
  • For extensive information about food in cultures throughout history, visit The Food Timeline a website compiled by reference librarian...

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