Tapestry of Faith: Virtue Ethics: An Ethical Development Program for High School Youth

Virtue Ethics: An Ethical Development Program for High School Youth

© 2012

We make hundreds of decisions every day. Some are small. Some are life changing, although we may not know their significance when we make them. This program's premise—in the words of the Buddha, recited in every workshop Opening—is that "our thoughts and actions become habits and our habits shape our character." We have some control over our character. We can shape the person we want to be by making intentional, thoughtful decisions.

About the Author

Jessica York

Jessica York is the Co-Director of Ministries and Faith Development at the Unitarian Universalist Association. During her fifteen plus years as a religious educator she has served on the Liberal Religious Educators Association’s Integrity Team, the MidSouth District’s RE Committee, and the...

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Molly McGaughey from the UU Fellowship of Manhattan, KS, talks about her wonderful experiences leading Virtue Ethics. Listen to the Sunday service created by the Virtue Ethics class.