Green class, spring session

In the spring, Green class will hear stories about famous Unitarian, Universalists, and Unitarian Universalists.

Table of contents:

Mar 7, 21 — Frances Dana Gage, feminist and abolitionist
Mar 21, 21 — Edvard Grieg, composer
Mar 28, 21 — Lucy Stone, feminist
Apr 11, 21 — Lewis Latimer, inventor
Apr 18, 21 — Fanny Kemble, actress
Apr 25, 21 — Joseph Priestley, scientist
May 2, 21 — Effie McCollum Jones, Universalist minister
May 16, 21 — Closing celebration

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Mar 7, 21 — Frances Dana Gage

Opening:

Light chalice, stuff.

Story and discussion:

Which story. Discussion questions.

Enriching activity:

Describe the activity.

More information:

Frances Dana Gage at the Dictionary of UU Biography.

Frances Dana Gage, from the Library of Congress

Closing:

Check out, unison benediction.

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Mar 21, 21 — Edvard Grieg

Opening:

Light chalice, stuff.

Story and discussion:

Read story aloud. Discussion questions:

Enriching activity:

Describe the activity.

Closing:

Check out, unison benediction.

More information:

Edvard and Nina Grieg at the Dictionary of UU Biography.

Painting by Hans Heyerdahl of Edvard Grieg
Edvard Grieg, as painted by Hans Heyerdahl (detail), public domain image.

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Mar 28, 21 — Lucy Stone

Opening:

Light chalice, stuff.

Story and discussion:

Read story aloud. Discussion questions:

Enriching activity:

Describe the activity.

Closing:

Check out, unison benediction.

More information:

Lucy Stone biography written by Jone Johnson, UU minister and writer.

Daguerrotype of Lucy Stone
Daguerreotype of Lucy Stone, Library of Congress.

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Apr 11, 21 — Lewis Latimer

Opening:

Light chalice, stuff.

Story and discussion:

Read story aloud. Discussion questions.

Enriching activity:

Describe the activity.

Closing:

Check out, unison benediction.

More information:

Lewis Latimer, article from UU World magazine.

Lewis Latimer, public domain photograph.

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Apr 18, 21 — Fanny Kemble

Opening:

Light chalice, stuff.

Story and discussion:

Which story. Discussion questions.

Enriching activity:

Describe the activity.

Closing:

Check out, unison benediction.

More information:

Fanny Kemble biography written by Jone Johnson, UU minister and writer.

Painting by Thomas Sully of actress Fanny Kemble
Fanny Kemble, as painted by artist Thomas Sully; White House Historical Assoc.

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Apr 25, 21 — Joseph Priestley

Opening:

Light chalice, stuff.

Story and discussion:

Which story. Discussion questions.

Enriching activity:

Describe the activity.

Closing:

Check out, unison benediction.

More information:

Article on Joseph Priestley in UU World magazine.

Joseph Priestley, as he looked while living in America, painted by Rembrandt Peale. Public domain image.

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May 2, 21 — Effie McCollum Jones

Opening:

Light chalice, stuff.

Story and discussion:

Which story. Discussion questions.

Enriching activity:

Describe the activity.

Closing:

Check out, unison benediction.

More information:

Brief biography of Effie Jones at the UU History Society Web site (scroll down).

Effie McCollum Jones, from “Woman Citizen,” 1919.

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May 16, 21 — Closing celebration

Opening:

Light chalice, stuff.

Story and discussion:

Which story. Discussion questions.

Enriching activity:

Describe the activity.

Closing:

Check out, unison benediction.