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Opening

Opening
Opening

Activity time: 5 minutes

Materials for Activity

  • Chalice and LED/battery-operated candle
  • Newsprint, markers, and tape

Preparation for Activity

  • Write the opening words on newsprint, and post.

Description of Activity

Gather participants in a circle. Welcome new participants and welcome back participants from the previous session. Review names as appropriate. Invite participants to join you in saying the opening words:

As we light this chalice

We look with new eyes

To the science of the flame

The heat, the light,

The gasses released.

Churning and burning

Here before us

We light a miracle.

Amen.

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