In "Riddle and Mystery," a Tapestry of Faith program
Presents five (or six, if you add one from your congregation) true stories about UU efforts to make the world a better, fairer place. Say:
Just about every Unitarian Universalist would agree that life is unfair. Most UUs would also agree that when life is unfair, we should do something about it if possible. That is because Unitarian Universalism is a humanistic religion, that means UUs believe in human agency. We think humans cause some situations to be unfair, and humans have the power to correct those situations. More than that, UUs say, we can help correct many unfair situations even when we ourselves do not cause them. Today's story shows how UUs in different congregations have worked to promote fairness and justice.
Read the stories aloud, pausing after each to process with these questions:
If you ask for volunteer youth readers, be sure to offer gentle assistance to any who struggle with the text.
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Last updated on Thursday, October 27, 2011.
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