Workshop 11: The Call for Forgiveness Part of Heeding the Call In This Section Introduction From Heeding the Call When will our consciences grow so tender that we will act to prevent human misery rather than avenge it? — Eleanor Roosevelt In this workshop, youth... Workshop-at-a-Glance From Heeding the Call Activity Minutes Opening 5 Activity 1: Forgiveness in History 15 Activity 2: Story — A Circle of Forgiveness 15 Activity 3: Mirror and Window 10 Activit... Spiritual Preparation From Heeding the Call Forgiveness rituals are prominent in many faith traditions. How have you engaged in forgiveness within a Unitarian Universalist context? Think back to... Opening From Heeding the Call Activity time: 5 minutes Materials for Activity Chalice, candle, lighter or LED/battery-operated candle Newsprint, markers and tape Preparation for... A Circle of Forgiveness From Heeding the Call By Rev. Dr. Emily Brault. Used by permission.Rev. Dr. Emily Brault is a Unitarian Universalist minister who works as a Chaplain with the Oregon State... Activity 1: Forgiveness in History From Heeding the Call Activity time: 15 minutes Materials for Activity Dictionary Leader Resource 1, Truth and Reconciliation Match Ups Leader Resource 2, Histories Basket or... Activity 2: Story - A Circle of Forgiveness From Heeding the Call Activity time: 15 minutes Materials for Activity Copy of the story "A Circle of Forgiveness" Preparation for Activity Read the story until you are... Activity 3: Mirror and Window From Heeding the Call Activity time: 10 minutes Materials for Activity Leader Resource 3, Mirror and Window Meditation Preparation for Activity Read Leader Resource 3, Mirror... Activity 4: Steps to Forgiveness From Heeding the Call Activity time: 10 minutes Description of Activity Participants discuss possible steps to take toward forgiveness.... Closing From Heeding the Call Activity time: 5 minutes Materials for Activity Copies of Taking It Home for all participants Description of Activity Distribute Taking It Home. Invite... Leader Reflection and Planning From Heeding the Call Reflect on the workshop by completing this sentence with your co-leader: "Today I was able to... " Briefly discuss how you completed the sentence.... Faith In Action: Promoting Dignity Behind Bars From Heeding the Call Description of Activity The Church of the Larger Fellowship is an online community of Unitarian Universalists that offers many important programs,... Faith In Action 2: Allies, Phase 7 From Heeding the Call Materials for Activity Handout 1, Oppression Continuum, or projected Justicemakers Guide, from Workshop 5 Handout 1, Ally Action 7 The returned handouts... Alternate Activity 1: Forgiveness Recipe From Heeding the Call Activity time: 15 minutes Materials for Activity Cookbooks (one for every small group) Pens and paper Description of Activity Youth explore what makes u... Alternate Activity 2: Justice Art From Heeding the Call Activity time: 30 minutes Materials for Activity Music player A CD of calming instrumental music One sheet of tracing paper per participant Pencils Hand... Taking It Home From Heeding the Call When will our consciences grow so tender that we will act to prevent human misery rather than avenge it? — Eleanor Roosevelt In Today's Workshop... We... Handout 1: Ally Action 7 From Heeding the Call I want to be an ally to _____________________________________________. Phase 8: Date What action do you want to take? What resources or materials do you... Handout 2: Justice Art Charles Lawson From Heeding the Call 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 sentence at... Leader Resource 1: Truth and Reconciliation Match Ups From Heeding the Call Germany United States United States Japanese Americans Jewish People Affected by the Holocaust South Africa Unitarian Universalists Ute tribe Black Sout... Leader Resource 2: Histories From Heeding the Call South Africa and Black South Africans Apartheid was the law in South Africa from 1948 to 1994. Apartheid laws enforced segregation by race and kept the... Leader Resource 3: Mirror and Window Meditation From Heeding the Call 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 wander until... Find Out More From Heeding the Call Justice "Racism, Reparations and Accountability Payback?" is an article from The Christian Century, written by Victoria J.... PREVIOUS: Find Out More UP: Heeding the Call NEXT: Introduction Download all of Heeding the Call (Word) (PDF) to edit or print.