Workshop 12: Christianity 2 Part of Building Bridges In This Section Introduction From Building Bridges The more I examine Christianity, the more I am struck with its universality.... Spiritual Preparation From Building Bridges While the doctrine of redemptive suffering—that Christ died for the sins of humankind—is not meaningful to many Unitarian Universalists, it is... Welcoming and Entering From Building Bridges Materials for Activity Copies of the Bible in as many different translations as possible, including other languages Optional: Computer with Internet acc... Opening From Building Bridges Activity time: 15 minutes Materials for Activity Chalice, candle, lighter or LED/battery-operated candle Leader Resource 1, Christianity 2 Background... Activity 1: Story - Martin Luther and the 95 Theses on the Power and Efficacy of Indulgences From Building Bridges Activity time: 30 minutes Materials for Activity Story, "Martin Luther and the 95 Theses on the Power and Efficacy of Indulgences" Leader Resource 2, Im... Activity 2: U.S. Religions From Building Bridges Activity time: 15 minutes Materials for Activity Handout 1, 25 Largest Christian Denomination in the United States, 2007 Newsprint, markers, and tape... Activity 3: Christian Diversity From Building Bridges Activity time: 20 minutes Materials for Activity Several phone books, business pages or Yellow Pages (C) Newspapers Any other listing that shows a varie... Activity 4: Fact Sheet From Building Bridges Activity time: 5 minutes Materials for Activity Handout 3, Christianity Fact Sheet (Workshop 11) Handout 3, Nicene Creed Description of Activity... Activity 5: Time Line From Building Bridges Activity time: 3 minutes Materials for Activity Religions Time Line Sticky notes and fine point markers World map or globe Preparation for Activity Hang... Closing From Building Bridges Activity time: 2 minutes Materials for Activity Poster with closing words Chalice Taking It Home handout Preparation for Activity Copy Taking It Home... Leader Reflection and Planning From Building Bridges How did the workshop go? Which activities worked well with the group? Were the challenging subjects engaged with energy and respect? Were participants... Faith In Action: Second Greatest Commandment From Building Bridges Materials for Activity Optional: Materials for designing and printing stickers Preparation for Activity You can order customizable love stickers from... Alternate Activity 1: Engagement From Building Bridges Activity time: 90 minutes Preparation for Activity Arrange with a Protestant church for your group to attend a Sunday worship service. Inquire if there... Alternate Activity 2: Congregationalism From Building Bridges Activity time: 30 minutes Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Time piece (minutes) Handout 2, Calvinism versus Historic Universalism Tab... Taking It Home From Building Bridges They have no right to exercise power over us except insofar as we may have granted it to them.... We are all priests, as many of us as are Christians. —... Martin Luther and the 95 Theses on the Power and Efficacy of Indulgences From Building Bridges NARRATOR: Martin Luther was born in 1483 in what is now Germany. He was christened in the Roman Catholic Church, like everyone else in the Holy Roman... Handout 1: 25 Largest Christian Denominations in the United States, 2012 From Building Bridges The 2012 Yearbook of American and Canadian Churches. Used with permission.1. The Catholic Church 2. The Southern Baptist Convention 3.... Handout 2: Calvinism versus Historic Universalism From Building Bridges CALVINISM HISTORIC UNIVERSALISM Humans are inherently sinful and depraved Humans are flawed but not inherently depraved. Handout 3: Nicene Creed From Building Bridges 1975 Ecumenical Version, published by Prayers We Have in Common and adopted by the Roman Catholic Church and many mainstream Protestant denominations. Leader Resource 1: Christianity 2 Background From Building Bridges A quick review: Christianity, born at Pentecost in approximately 30 CE, grew for a thousand years. Around 318 CE, The Holy Roman Emperor Constantine... Leader Resource 2: Image of Theses From Building Bridges Printing This Handout Download a high-resolution copy of this Handout (PDF) for printing. Find Out More From Building Bridges Religion Facts has a short biogra… of Martin Luther. Squidoo has a lay person's interpretation of the Theses, line by line. The Catholic Resources... PREVIOUS: Find Out More UP: Building Bridges NEXT: Introduction Download all of Building Bridges (Word) to edit or print.