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Workshop 5: Sarah, Hagar, and Abraham

Workshop 5: Sarah, Hagar, and Abraham
Workshop 5: Sarah, Hagar, and Abraham

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  • Stories matter. Stories have been used to dispossess and to malign, but stories can also be used to empower and to humanize. — Chimamanda...
  • Activity Minutes Welcoming and Entering 0 Opening 10 Activity 1: Sarah, Hagar, and Abraham 15 Activity 2: Retelling the Story 15 Activity 3...
  • Consider national, regional, or local founding stories that are familiar to you. Focus on the way you first learned the story, perhaps as a...
  • 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, " Sarah, Hagar, and Abraham " Leader Resource 1, Sarah, Hagar, and Abraham Background...
  • Materials for Activity Story, " Sarah, Hagar, and Abraham " Optional: Simple costumes Preparation for Activity Familiarize yourself with...
  • Description of Activity Invite participants to discuss the story: What is the hardest or saddest part of this story? What is the best part...
  • 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 Newsprint, markers, and tape Three pieces of 11 X 14-inch drawing paper Assorted color pencils or...
  • Materials for Activity 2-feet X 3-feet piece of plywood Sand Collection of small rocks and stones Small pieces of plants to represent...
  • 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 Review information about the National Day of Listening and view the user guides . Talk with your parish minister,...
  • Materials for Activity Story, " Sarah, Hagar, and Abraham " Dishpan or other shallow container of similar shape and size Sand, enough to...
  • Stories matter. Stories have been used to dispossess and to malign, but stories can also be used to empower and to humanize. — Chimamanda...
  • Genesis 15:1-5; Genesis 16: 1-11, 13-16, Genesis 17: 1- 5, 15-16; Genesis 21: 1-3, 6, 8-19 (New Revised Standard Version) ... the word of...
  • Many of the stories of the Hebrew scriptures were recorded by scribes in the courts of Kings David and Solomon, and their purpose was to...
  • This photograph is used with permission of BibleWalks.com - Holy Land sites review.
  • In this program, the closing worship circle offers a time for the group to come back together to enrich one another's understanding of the...
  • For wonderful pictures of the Judean Desert and of wells in the desert (including one that can be viewed with 3-D glasses) visit Bible...

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