Divine Principle Workshop for Children
FFWPU Belarus: On October 26 – 28, 2014 a workshop for 2nd generation children was held in training center at Morning House. That workshop was held as part of the cycle of workshops named “New generation chooses…” That autumn workshop topic was “Life and path of Jesus”. 16 children
10 – 15 years old took part in the workshop. The main goal of the cycle is to develop filial piety, to strengthen friendship and to develop good, loving relations between 2nd generation children of different ages. During the workshop elder children took care of younger children, and younger children showed their respect to elders.
On the first workshop day children studied “The purpose of Messiah” and discussed the topic “Courage to be yourself”. On the second day children studied “Jesus life stories” and discussed how to begin the process of self-knowledge in a right way. On the third day children learned about mission of Jesus and the role of John the Baptist.
The workshop was saturated with a desire to “feel God’s Heart though understanding of the heart of Jesus”. There were a lot of situations that made children to understand how it is important to learn to think from God’s view point.
During workshop children also played spots and board games, had free time for reflection and communication, and etc. The workshop participants all together prepared farewell dinner. The workshop atmosphere was friendly and joyful. And at the same time the atmosphere was spiritual and favorable for thinking about personal choice, about how to avoid wrong choice, and how a common goal depends on my personal choice.