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Workshop 6: Creating Inclusive Community
Workshop 6: Creating Inclusive Community
High School-Aged Youth Faith Development, Leadership Development

Web of Youth Ministry Component: Beloved Community

This session describes ways to create a climate of acceptance and some barriers to creating inclusive community. Download Workshop 6 (PDF) (Word).

Goals

This session will:

  • Ask participants to reflect on the cues, feelings and actions associated with creating a sense of belonging
  • Introduce participants to ways to create a climate of acceptance

Learning Objectives

Participants will:

  • Understand the components of creating a genuinely inclusive community
  • Practice ways to create a climate of acceptance as they build community

Workshop-at-a-Glance

ACTIVITY

MINUTES

DESCRIPTION

Opening

10

Check In and Chalice Lighting.

Activity 1: Mattering

10

Participants learn to identify the qualities of an inclusive community.

Activity 2: Five Steps of Community Building

 

15

Participants learn specific examples of activities they can use to build community.

Activity 3: Establishing a Climate of Acceptance

20

Participants learn to identify barriers to creating a climate of acceptance and discuss some ways to address those barriers.

Closing

5

Singing together.

For more information contact youth@uua.org.

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