This past Sunday, the middle school class at UUCC talked about the value of friendship and our responsibilities toward our friends, and the value of radical hospitality.
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson, l9th century Unitarian minister, essayist and philosopher
Here are some questions to think about with your middle schoolers:
True or False: It’s my responsibility to help my friends when they’re in trouble.
True or False: Hanging out with friends is more important than getting to know new people.
Ask about the forest activity and the lemon activity. What did they learn from both activities? What lesson did they learn from the Clara Barton story?