Faith CoLab: Tapestry of Faith: Building Bridges: A World Religions Program for 8th-9th Grades


Activity time: 15 minutes

Materials for Activity

  • Chalice, candle, lighter or LED/battery-operated candle
  • Leader Resource 1, Christianity 2 Background
  • Newsprint, markers and tape
  • World map or globe

Description of Activity

Invite youth to sit in a circle. Answer questions remaining from the last workshop.

Light the chalice with these words:

We light this chalice in celebration of Unitarian Universalism and the sustaining faiths of all people of the world. May the flame represent the fire of our commitment to understand all faithful people and build bridges that connect us as one human family.

Read, or share in your own words, the information in Leader Resource 1, Christianity 2 Background. List important terms from the resource on newsprint.