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Workshop 10: The Call for Joy

Workshop 10: The Call for Joy
Workshop 10: The Call for Joy

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  • The sharing of joy, whether physical, emotional, psychic, or intellectual, forms a bridge between the sharers which can be the basis for...
  • Activity Minutes Opening 5 Activity 1: Story — Clowning for Joy in Haiti 15 Activity 2: The Roles of Laughter 15 Activity 3: Joy to the...
  • Take a few moments to relive joyful moments in your life. What events have brought you joy? Has your social justice work ever brought you...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice, candle, lighter or LED/battery-operated candle Newsprint, markers and tape Preparation for Activity Write...
  • Materials for Activity Copy of the story " Clowning for Joy in Haiti " Preparation for Activity Read the story until you are comfortable...
  • Materials for Activity One copy of Leader Resource 1, Laughter Vignettes Newsprint, markers and tape Handout 1, Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs...
  • Materials for Activity Mural paper Paint brushes and paint Newspaper Handout 1, Words of Joy, for all participants Preparation for Activity...
  • Materials for Activity Copies of Taking It Home for all participants Description of Activity Distribute Taking It Home. Invite youth to...
  • Humor and joy are not always easy to bring into educational settings. Humor can be challenging but also liberating. How did humor and...
  • Preparation for Activity Find a theater/group that works well with youth. Or, enlist actors within your congregation who would like to...
  • Materials for Activity Handout 1, Oppression Continuum , or projected Justicemakers Guide, from Workshop 5 Handout 2, Ally Action 6 The...
  • Materials for Activity Handout 1, Words of Joy, for all participants Two sheets of white cardstock for each participant Scissors (including...
  • The sharing of joy, whether physical, emotional, psychic, or intellectual, forms a bridge between the sharers which can be the basis for...
  • By Sarah Foster
    Sarah Foster is a lifelong Unitarian Universalist who wanted to make the world a better place while doing something that she loved. What...
  • For pronunciation of these words, refer to the Forvo website . How do you say "joy" in... Spanish — "alegria" (spoken by youth and children...
  • I want to be an ally to _____________________________________________. Phase 7 Date What action do you want to take? What resources or...
  • Based on excerpts from "Medicine of Mirth" by Mary Desmond Pinkowish and "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Office" by Nancy Mann...
  • Joy Have you ever considered joy as a spiritual practice? Spirituality and Practice does and the website tells you why. Clowns Without...

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