Workshop 5: Methods Of Gathering Narratives And Texts Part of Families In This Section Introduction From Families . . .... Workshop-at-a-Glance From Families Activity Minutes Welcoming and Entering 0 Opening 5 Activity 1: Do Photos Tell a Story?... Spiritual Preparation From Families Our lives are shaped by the interactions we have with one another and the stories we tell about those interactions. Like the bricklayers in the opening... Welcoming and Entering From Families Materials for Activity Handout 1, Evaluating Photographs Photographs from the first round of Family Event photographs Preparation for Activity Photocopy... Opening From Families Activity time: 5 minutes Materials for Activity Chalice and matches Description of Activity Invite participants to gather in a circle. Light the chalice. Activity 1: Do Photos Tell A Story? From Families Activity time: 10 minutes Materials for Activity Photographs from the first round of Family Event photographs Copies of Handout 1, Evaluating Photograph... Activity 2: Learning Through Inquiry From Families Activity time: 20 minutes Materials for Activity Newsprint and markers Paper and pens or pencils Description of Activity Remind participants that the... Activity 3: Write-backs From Families Activity time: 20 minutes Materials for Activity Paper and writing implements, including newsprint and markers Participants' family photographs Extra... Closing From Families Activity time: 5 minutes Description of Activity Gather the group together in a circle. Pragmatics: Ask if someone would prepare a chalice lighting... Leader Reflection and Planning From Families Alert congregation staff that youth will be working/photographing/sketching all around the church during the next session.... Faith In Action: Families Far And Near From Families Activity time: 60 minutes Materials for Activity Index cards and pens Snacks (optional) Preparation for Activity Contact a local college that has an... Alternate Activity 1: Family Story Round Robin From Families Activity time: 15 minutes Materials for Activity Copier paper Pencils or pens Large jar or container Preparation for Activity Cut white copier paper int... Alternate Activity 2: Family Poems From Families Activity time: 10 minutes Materials for Activity Paper and writing implements, including markers Preparation for Activity Print the family senses poem,... Taking It Home From Families . . .... Evaluating Photographs From Families Use the following questions to evaluate the photographs you took of the families. Does this photograph seem to "capture" its subjects? What do you like... PREVIOUS: Consent Form UP: Families NEXT: Introduction Download all of Families (Word) (PDF) to edit or print.