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Workshop 5: Finding Our Mission

Workshop 5: Finding Our Mission
Workshop 5: Finding Our Mission

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  • To be tested is good. — Gail Sheehy As adults, many of us have questioned the purpose of our lives and whether we have a mission or a clear...
  • ACTIVITY MINUTES Opening 10 Activity 1: In Pursuit of a Mission 20 Activity 2: Jazz Poems 25 Faith in Action: Interfaith Prayers 30 Closing...
  • This workshop focuses on personal missions or sense of purpose. The activities you will lead will help youth identify what might be a...
  • 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, " Perhaps ," by Shu Ting Preparation for Activity Photocopy Handout 1, "Perhaps," one for each...
  • Materials for Activity One set of three different colored sheets of paper for each participant; or three sheets of white paper and three...
  • 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. This workshop is the first in which participants were free to write their own poetry from just...
  • Materials for Activity Paper and pens or pencils Resources for interfaith prayers, including Singing the Living Tradition and books of...
  • Materials for Activity Jazz poems created in Activity 2, Jazz Poems Various art supplies, including poster board, glue, scissors, and...
  • Materials for Activity Copies of Singing the Living Tradition and Singing the Journey Description of Activity Participants search for hymns...
  • To be tested is good. — Gail Sheehy DURING TODAY'S WORKSHOP... We read a poem and discussed what it means to have a mission or a sense of...
  • Shu Ting (1952- ), translated by Carolyn Kizer, from Carrying Over: Poems from the Chinese, Urdu, Macedonian, Yiddish, and French African...
  • Wikipedia has information on the life of Shu Ting . The UUA website has a Worship Web that includes prayers that can be useful for the...

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