Workshop 1: Decision Making Part of Virtue Ethics In This Section Introduction From Virtue Ethics Every intersection in the road of life is an opportunity to make a decision. — Duke Ellington This first workshop lays the foundation for the program by... Workshop-at-a-Glance From Virtue Ethics Activity Minutes Opening 25 Activity 1: Covenant 15 Activity 2: Story — The Debate Among Parts of the Brain 20 Activity 3: Practice 25 Faith in Action:... Spiritual Preparation From Virtue Ethics Welcome to Virtue Ethics! Because it is important to start as you mean to continue, set aside time for your own spiritual preparation.... Opening From Virtue Ethics Activity time: 25 minutes Materials for Activity A basket, and a variety of snacks Newsprint, markers, and tape Chalice, candle, and lighter or LED... Activity 1: Covenant From Virtue Ethics Activity time: 15 minutes Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Preparation for Activity Ask your religious educator and/or youth advisor ... Activity 2: Story - The Debate Among the Parts of the Brain From Virtue Ethics Activity time: 20 minutes Materials for Activity Story, "The Debate Among the Parts of the Brain" Newsprint with chalice lighting words (Opening)... Activity 3: Practice From Virtue Ethics Activity time: 25 minutes Materials for Activity Journals and writing instruments For anklets: String or hemp, beads, waterproof markers and/or other... Closing From Virtue Ethics Activity time: 5 minutes Materials for Activity Chalice, candle, and lighter or LED battery-operated candle Taking It Home Preparation for Activity Adap... Leader Reflection and Planning From Virtue Ethics Reflect on the workshop with your co-leader. Did the group experience all the activities as you planned or should you make time adjustments for future... Faith In Action: Congregational Decisions From Virtue Ethics Materials for Activity Minutes from meetings of the congregation's governing board Index cards of two different colors Preparation for Activity Obtain t... Alternate Activity 1: Real Life Challenges From Virtue Ethics Materials for Activity "Bicycle Rack" newsprint sheet (Opening) Preparation for Activity Post the Bicycle Rack newsprint sheet. Description of Activity... Alternate Activity 2: Newsworthy? From Virtue Ethics Activity time: 30 minutes Materials for Activity News items from various sources including newspapers, magazines, and/or Internet Optional: Computer wit... Alternate Activity 3: The Charioteer From Virtue Ethics Activity time: 20 minutes Materials for Activity Handout 1, Ethical Theories Chart Preparation for Activity Copy the handout for all participants.... Alternate Activity 4: The Brain, Making Decisions From Virtue Ethics Activity time: 20 minutes Preparation for Activity Prepare several scenarios that involve making a decision. Description of Activity Participants use... Taking It Home From Virtue Ethics Every intersection in the road of life is an opportunity to make a decision. — Duke Ellington IN TODAY'S WORKSHOP... we talked about decision making. We... The Debate Among the Parts of the Brain From Virtue Ethics Based on Aesop's "The Belly and the Other Members of the Body."Once upon a time, the various parts of the brain got together to discuss their contributi... Handout 1: Ethical Theories Chart From Virtue Ethics Immanuel Kant (1724 -1804) was a German philosopher. Aristotle (384 BCE-322 BCE) was a Greek philosopher.... Find Out More From Virtue Ethics Ethics Theory The adult Tapestry of Faith curriculum What We Choose: Ethics for Unitarian Universalists unpacks a variety of ethical frameworks in detail. PREVIOUS: Participant Feedback Form UP: Virtue Ethics NEXT: Introduction Download all of Virtue Ethics (Word) (PDF) to edit or print.