Main Content

Workshop 3: Keenly Observing Nature

Workshop 3: Keenly Observing Nature
Workshop 3: Keenly Observing Nature

In This Section

  • Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts. — Rachel Carson Today's...
  • ACTIVITY MINUTES Opening 5 Activity 1: Loving Nature 10 Activity 2: A Sensory Meditation 40 Faith in Action: The Gift of a Garden Closing 5...
  • Since the subject of today's workshop is nature, why not spend a little time outdoors preparing for the workshop? What do you like to do...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice and matches Description of Activity Use the Opening designed by your group or the one provided below. Gather...
  • Materials for Activity Handout 1, "A Nature-Lover Passes," by Daniel Henderson Preparation for Activity Photocopy Handout 1, "A Nature-...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint and markers, at least one sheet and marker for each participant Journals and pens or pencils Preparation...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice Singing the Living Tradition Description of Activity Use the Closing designed by your group or the one...
  • Review today's workshop with your co-leader. How did the writing proceed? Was there enough time for participants to write and share fully?...
  • Materials for Activity Varied; see Leader Resource 1, Butterfly Garden Handout 2, Tips on Caring for Your Butterfly Garden Newsprint and...
  • Materials for Activity Copies of the inSpirit: UU Book and Gift Shop , Skinner House , and Beacon Press catalogs, one for every 3-4...
  • Materials for Activity CDs of popular songs about nature Optional: CDs with songs about our spiritual connection to nature Preparation for...
  • Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts. — Rachel Carson DURING...
  • Daniel Henderson (1880-1955) In certain parts of Great Britain, where families commonly kept beehives, people believed the first thing you...
  • By Gulf Coast UU Fellowship, Gulfport, MS
    Welcome to your butterfly garden! The garden needs you to take care of it. Here are a few easy ways to care for your garden: Because many...
  • Adapted from instructions provided by Elizabeth Waldorf and the Gulf Coast Unitarian Universalist Fellowship (GCUUF), Gulfport, MS. These...
  • Many poets, such as Robert Frost, Wendell Berry, May Sarton, and Walt Whitman, are noted for their nature poetry, and you can find many...

Like, Share, Print, or Explore

For more information contact religiouseducation@uua.org.