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Workshop 3: The Call for Understanding

Workshop 3: The Call for Understanding
Workshop 3: The Call for Understanding

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  • I do not want the peace that passeth understanding. I want the understanding which bringeth peace. — Helen Keller The third workshop asks...
  • Activity Minutes Opening 5 Activity 1: Story — Peace Begins with Me 10 Activity 2: Artists — Head to Toe 15 Activity 3: Abled and Less...
  • Think about ways your understanding of the need for greater justice has developed throughout your life. Can you remember listening to...
  • 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 " Peace Begins with Me " Optional: Copies of Heifer International's World Ark magazine or...
  • Materials for Activity Leader Resource 1, Mouth and Foot Paintings, or order prints online One crayon for each youth Masking tape Music...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers and tape Pens or pencils Lined paper Description of Activity Youth reflect on the word "disabled...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers and tape Preparation for Activity Write this list on a sheet of newsprint: Observation, Feelings...
  • Materials for Activity Copies of Taking It Home for all participants Description of Activity Invite youth to stand in a circle and go...
  • Talk with co-leader about the group dynamics. Are you starting to "understand" how the group works best? Discuss with your co-leader how...
  • Materials for Activity Local newspapers Congregational bulletin Preparation for Activity Gather newspapers, bulletins, and other sources of...
  • Materials for Activity Handout 1, Access Checklist for Meeting and Conference Planning Description of Activity Participants evaluate the...
  • Materials for Activity Leader Resource 2, Riddle Description of Activity The group hears a riddle about being different. Let youth know...
  • I do not want the peace that passeth understanding. I want the understanding which bringeth peace. — Helen Keller In Today's Workshop... We...
  • Adapted from an interview with Raziq Brown. Used by permission. At the age of 19, Raziq Brown was the recipient of the 2008 Mary-Ella Holst...
  • From the Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregation’s Office of Multicultural Growth and Witness. 1. Have the meeting and lodging...
  • By the courtesy of the Association of Mouth and Foot Painting Artists Worldwide. Used with permission. First painting by Tony Nguyen...
  • There was something physically different about me. It was easy to see in the day and especially easy to see at night. Others would call me...
  • Living with Disabilities Welcoming Children with Special Needs: A Guidebook for Faith Communities by Sally Patton (Boston: UUA, 2004) is a...

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