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Workshop 6: The Binding of Isaac

Workshop 6: The Binding of Isaac
Workshop 6: The Binding of Isaac

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  • Protest against unworthy images of God is a deeply religious act. — Rev. Dr. Rebecca Parker, President, Starr King School for the Ministry...
  • Activity Minutes Welcoming and Entering 0 Opening 10 Activity 1: The Binding of Isaac 10 Activity 2: Retelling the Story 10 Activity 3: Why...
  • The story of Abraham and Isaac is powerful and disturbing. If you are familiar with this story, recall the circumstances under which you...
  • 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, " The Binding of Isaac " Leader Resource 1, The Binding of Isaac Background Information...
  • Materials for Activity Story, " The Binding of Isaac " Optional: Simple costumes Preparation for Activity Familiarize yourself with the...
  • Materials for Activity Modeling clay or play dough Description of Activity Give each participant a lump of modeling clay and invite them to...
  • 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 Paper and pens or pencils Simple costumes Description of Activity Invite participants to talk together about how the...
  • Materials for Activity Illustrated children’s or family Bibles (check your public library for an assortment) Copies of depictions of the...
  • Materials for Activity Leader Resource 2, 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 Explore what advocacy and service projects your congregation already supports that directly benefit the children...
  • Materials for Activity Bulky red yarn, 3 yards per person12 X 18-inch drawing paper Paper and pen/pencil Craft foam squares or pieces large...
  • Protest against unworthy images of God is a deeply religious act. — Rev. Dr. Rebecca Parker, President, Starr King School for the Ministry...
  • Genesis 22: 1-13 (New Revised Standard Version) After these things God tested Abraham. He said to him, "Abraham!" And he said, "Here I am...
  • This workshop presents what is for religious liberals one of the most mysterious and disturbing stories in the Hebrew scriptures. In the...
  • 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...
  • To read the full text of Fear and Trembling, by Soren Kierkegaard, visit religion-online.org . The Text This Week website has links to many...

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