Workshop 5: Difficulties of Interfaith Work

Workshop 5: Difficulties of Interfaith Work
Workshop 5: Difficulties of Interfaith Work

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  • All people and cultures without exception hold myths to be true. Anyone who believes that other—s—less sophisticated—may naively hold myths...
  • Activity Minutes Opening 15 Activity 1: Story — The Jellyfish 10 Activity 2: Unpacking Our Baggage 15 Activity 3: Storytelling — My...
  • Think about your own assumptions and limitations as a Unitarian Universalist leader. Do you have any core beliefs or values that you...
  • Materials for Activity Name tags and markers Handout 1, Four Lessons for Unitarian Universalists in Interfaith Work Chalice, candle, and...
  • Materials for Activity A copy of the story " The Jellyfish " Newsprint, markers, and tape Preparation for Activity Read the story and...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Pipe cleaners, clay, or other materials to make pliable sculptures Bell or chime Music...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Handout 2, Story Map Leader Resource 1, Story Map Cheat Sheet Pens/pencils Preparation...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Preparation for Activity Post blank newsprint. Description of Activity Participants...
  • Materials for Activity Small, smooth stones or blank index cards for all participants Permanent markers (or paint pens) A basket or bowl...
  • After facilitating this workshop focused on fears, reflect on your own. What apprehensions do you have about doing interfaith work? What...
  • Materials for Activity Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson (New York: Penguin Books, 2007) or Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson, Young...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint and markers for each participant Tape Optional: Music and music player Preparation for Activity Optional:...
  • Materials for Activity Time line or calendar (Workshop 1) Preparation for Activity Review the time frame for activities that should be...
  • All people and cultures without exception hold myths to be true. Anyone who believes that others—less sophisticated—may naively hold myths...
  • By Daniel Quinn, in Ishmael: An Adventure of the Mind and Spirit (New York: Bantam/Turner Books, 1992). Used by permission. This story (...
  • By William G Sinkford
    This article originally appeared the Fall 2008 issue of UU World magazine. I've always felt that Unitarian Universalism could have a unique...
  • By Interfaith Youth Core (IYC)
    Printing This Handout Download a high-resolution copy of this Handout (PDF) for printing.
  • By Interfaith Youth Core (IYC)
    This resource provides a brief description of each of the five parts of a story. Use the cheat sheet to help translate the five parts into...
  • " Storytelling as a Key Methodology in Interfaith Youth Work ", an article in the Journal of Ecumenical Studies by April Kunze, Eboo Patel...

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