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Workshop 11: The Call for Forgiveness

Workshop 11: The Call for Forgiveness
Workshop 11: The Call for Forgiveness

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  • When will our consciences grow so tender that we will act to prevent human misery rather than avenge it? — Eleanor Roosevelt In this...
  • Activity Minutes Opening 5 Activity 1: Forgiveness in History 15 Activity 2: Story — A Circle of Forgiveness 15 Activity 3: Mirror and...
  • Forgiveness rituals are prominent in many faith traditions. How have you engaged in forgiveness within a Unitarian Universalist context?...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice, candle, lighter or LED/battery-operated candle Newsprint, markers and tape Preparation for Activity Write...
  • By Rev. Dr. Emily Brault. Used by permission. Rev. Dr. Emily Brault is a Unitarian Universalist minister who works as a Chaplain with the...
  • Materials for Activity Dictionary Leader Resource 1, Truth and Reconciliation Match Ups Leader Resource 2, Histories Basket or box...
  • Materials for Activity Copy of the story " A Circle of Forgiveness " Preparation for Activity Read the story until you are comfortable...
  • Materials for Activity Leader Resource 3, Mirror and Window Meditation Preparation for Activity Read Leader Resource 3, Mirror and Window...
  • Description of Activity Participants discuss possible steps to take toward forgiveness. State that forgiveness does not mean you condone...
  • Materials for Activity Copies of Taking It Home for all participants Description of Activity Distribute Taking It Home. Invite youth to...
  • Reflect on the workshop by completing this sentence with your co-leader: "Today I was able to... " Briefly discuss how you completed the...
  • Description of Activity The Church of the Larger Fellowship is an online community of Unitarian Universalists that offers many important...
  • Materials for Activity Handout 1, Oppression Continuum , or projected Justicemakers Guide, from Workshop 5 Handout 1, Ally Action 7 The...
  • Materials for Activity Cookbooks (one for every small group) Pens and paper Description of Activity Youth explore what makes up forgiveness...
  • Materials for Activity Music player A CD of calming instrumental music One sheet of tracing paper per participant Pencils Handout 2,...
  • When will our consciences grow so tender that we will act to prevent human misery rather than avenge it? — Eleanor Roosevelt In Today's...
  • I want to be an ally to _____________________________________________. Phase 8: Date What action do you want to take? What resources or...
  • By Charles Lawson
    Print the artwork on one side of a sheet of paper and the text on the other side. Charles H. Lawson is a self-taught artist serving a life...
  • Germany United States United States Japanese Americans Jewish People Affected by the Holocaust South Africa Unitarian Universalists Ute...
  • South Africa and Black South Africans Apartheid was the law in South Africa from 1948 to 1994. Apartheid laws enforced segregation by race...
  • Read aloud in a calm and reassuring voice. Take a few breaths in and out at an easy pace in order to calm your body and mind. Let your mind...
  • Justice " Racism, Reparations and Accountability Payback?" is an article from The Christian Century , written by Victoria J. Barnett, a...

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