Workshop 4: Trees: Sanctuary for the Spirit

Workshop 4: Trees: Sanctuary for the Spirit
Workshop 4: Trees: Sanctuary for the Spirit

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  • Us sing and dance, make faces and give flower bouquets, trying to be loved. You ever notice that trees do everything to git attention we do...
  • Activity Minutes Welcoming and Entering Opening 5 Activity 1: Rise Up for Trees / Team Up for Trees 5 Activity 2: Guided Imagery — Among...
  • Find a place where you can be quiet with your thoughts. Close your eyes and breathe deeply for several minutes, perhaps repeating a word or...
  • Materials for Activity Cloth for altar or centering table Leaf name tags from the previous workshop, plus a few blank extras, and markers...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice, candle, and lighter or LED/battery-operated candle Newsprint, markers, and tape Chalice lighting words and...
  • Materials for Activity Workshop 1, Leader Resource 1, Rise Up for Trees / Team Up for Trees Preparation for Activity Choose one version of...
  • Materials for Activity Workshop 1, Leader Resource 2, Guided Imagery - Among the Trees Preparation for Activity Practice reading the guided...
  • Materials for Activity Poems about trees Preparation for Activity Select some poems about trees such as "Open House" by Aileen Fisher and "...
  • Materials for Activity Pictures or photos of trees Preparation for Activity Gather pictures or photos of trees and place them on a table...
  • Materials for Activity Art materials, such as watercolors, color pencils, markers, and drawing paper Handout 1, Poetry Prompts Pens,...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Taking It Home Basket for name tags Preparation for Activity Download the Taking It...
  • Meet with your co-leader after the workshop to reflect on the following: How was the mix of discussion and action? In the midst of the busy...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Preparation for Activity Invite anyone who helped with planning or implementing the...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Optional: Computer with Internet access Preparation for Activity Listen to the...
  • Us sing and dance, make faces and give flower bouquets, trying to be loved. You ever notice that trees do everything to git attention we do...
  • Adapted from Kenn Nesbitt's Poetry for Kids website. Five Senses Poem Think of an experience, such as crunching through the autumn leaves...
  • Explore North Carolina State University's Trees of Strength website. UU environmental resources are the UU Ministry for Earth and the UUA...

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