Tapestry of Faith: Miracles: A Multigenerational Program on Living in Awe and Wonder


Part of Miracles

Activity time: 5 minutes

Materials for Activity

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

Preparation for Activity

  • Post the newsprint with the chalice-lighting words below.

Description of Activity

Gather participants in a circle around the chalice. Welcome new participants. Welcome back those from previous sessions. Review names as appropriate.

Light the chalice, or ask a volunteer to light it. Lead participants in saying the chalice-lighting words:

We light this chalice

For the wonderful mysteries

in our world and in ourselves,

the ones science can explain

and the ones, in awe,

we still seek to understand.