Tapestry of Faith: Circle of Trees: A Multigenerational Program about Nourishing Deep Connections with Nature


Part of Circle of Trees

The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

This workshop continues the exploration of the benefits of trees and what they contribute to life on our planet.


This workshop will:

  • Further understanding of how trees impact all creatures and plants in the web of life
  • Reinforce the concept of interdependence as expressed in the seventh Unitarian Universalist Principle, "Respect for the interdependent web of all existence of which we are a part"
  • Affirm that stewardship of the earth is an explicit act of faith.

Learning Objectives

Participants will:

  • Understand the concept of interdependence through the story "Trout Are Made of Trees"
  • Reinforce their knowledge by playing the "Helping Tree Metaphors" game
  • Build on their understanding of and respect for trees through multiple modes of learning, including movement, meditation, and song
  • Experience multigenerational learning.