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Session 6: The Miracle of Social Change

Session 6: The Miracle of Social Change
Session 6: The Miracle of Social Change

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  • Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the...
  • Activity Minutes Opening 5 Activity 1: Sharing Miracle Moments 5 Activity 2: Story – Loaves and Fishes 10 Activity 3: We Need a Miracle 15...
  • Set aside five minutes before the session. Sit comfortably and take three deep breaths to center yourself. Bring your thoughts to some of...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice and LED/battery-operated candle Optional: Opening words on newsprint Preparation for Activity If needed,...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Newsprint with definition(s) of a miracle generated by the group in previous sessions...
  • Materials for Activity A copy of the story, “ Loaves and Fishes ” Leader Resource 1, Loaves and Fishes Skit Newsprint, markers, and tape...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Illustrated news magazines Optional: Computer(s) with Internet access Preparation for...
  • Materials for Activity Large, shallow bowl or basin Cooking oil Rubber duck or other small, floating object A few stones of different sizes...
  • Materials for Activity Taking It Home Optional: Newsprint, markers, and tape Preparation for Activity Choose a closing song; if you like,...
  • Reflect together on the session. You may wish to use these questions: How was our mix of discussion and action? How well did the timing of...
  • Preparation for Activity Research local opportunities to assist in food sharing. Plan how you will work with a local agency or organization...
  • Materials for Activity A copy of the story, “ A Lamp in Every Corner ” Preparation for Activity Read the story and prepare to read or tell...
  • Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the...
  • From Christian scripture, John 6:1-19, New Revised Standard Version (Nashville, Tennessee: Thomas Nelson, Inc., 1990). A large crowd kept...
  • By Janeen K. Grohsmeyer, in her book A Lamp in Every Corner: Our Unitarian Universalist Storybook (Boston: Unitarian Universalist...
  • “The Story of the Loaves and the Fishes,” adapted by Patti Walzer, M.Ed. Narrator: Wherever Jesus went, thousands of followers would come...
  • Excerpts from Gil Bailie’s discussion of the Miracle of Fish and Loaves, in Violence Unveiled: Humanity at the Crossroads (New York:...
  • Loaves and Fishes In a sermon delivered in March, 2008 to the Unitarian Universalist Society of Cleveland, the Rev. Colin Bossen talks...

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