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

Opening

Activity time: 5 minutes

Materials for Activity

Preparation for Activity

  • Make or retrieve copies of Handout 1, Responsive Reading - Five Smooth Stones, from Workshop 1 for all participants.
  • Set up focus table with an attractive cloth, the chalice, and the five smooth stones.

Description of Activity

Distribute Responsive Reading - Five Smooth Stones (Handout 1 from Workshop 1). Lead participants in the responsive reading or ask for a volunteer to lead. Encourage participants to take turns leading the responsive reading from workshop to workshop.

After the responsive reading, ask for a volunteer to light the chalice.

Including All Participants

Assist youth that need help with words in the responsive reading. Remember to allow participants to pass on reading aloud.