Faith CoLab: Tapestry of Faith: A Place of Wholeness: A Program for Youth Exploring Their Own Unitarian Universalist Faith Journeys

Activity 1: Story - Ancestral Tree

Activity time: 15 minutes

Materials for Activity

Preparation for Activity

  • Read "Ancestral Tree" until you are comfortable presenting it.

Description of Activity

Read or tell the story. Process the story with these questions:

  • Was there an image from the story that resonated with you?
  • In what ways does the story reflect the use of the metaphors "roots and wings" in the Welcome Words? In what ways does it differ?
  • What are the times you feel that your faith holds you closely?
  • When do you feel nourished and encouraged to fly?