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Braver/Wiser

  • By Yuri Yamamoto
    For almost thirty years after coming to the United States, I didn't fully understand the cultural cues around me. Initially, this gave me the false sense of liberation. I often interpreted uncomfortable situations to be my fault, as an ignorant immigrant. Trying hard to assimilate, I unconsciously suppressed what came naturally to me.
  • By Marisol Caballero
    Everyone needs comadres and compadres . What are those? Well, Latinx* people have way more relatives than many other families. Most people...

Tapestry of Faith

Building Bridges

Miracles

  • This Korean folk tale, translated by Heinz Insu Fenkl, is similar to the European folk tale “The Frog Prince.” Used with the translator’s...

Worship Lab

  • By Christian Schmidt, Kristin Grassel Schmidt
    In every worship service at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Berkeley, you’ll hear diverse voices, sources, and viewpoints. The...

WorshipWeb

  • By Diana Davies
    Characters: Narrator, Very Important Person, Enemies (including Leader of the Enemies), Spider, and at least four Cave Rocks. Materials...
  • By Maryah Converse
  • By Erika A. Hewitt
    Our Time for All Ages this morning is a time of make-believe. I’d like you to put your imagination caps on so that we can pretend together...
  • By Erika A. Hewitt
    This Time for All Ages is greatly enhanced by visual elements. If you're able to create a slide show, it may be helpful to show the...
  • By Naguib Mahfouz
    وطن المرء ليس مكان ولادته و لكنه المكان الذي تنتهي فيه كل محاولاته للهروب "Home is not where you were born; home is where all your attempts...
  • By Maryah Converse, Ellen Rockett
    These banners, based on welcoming signs by Maryah Converse, are designed for use on Facebook, Twitter, and GooglePlus. The banners'...
  • By Maryah Converse, Ellen Rockett
    These banners, based on welcoming signs by Maryah Converse, are designed for use on Facebook, Twitter, and GooglePlus. The banners'...
  • By Maryah Converse
  • By Maryah Converse
  • Unitarian Universalist young adult Maryah Converse created the following signs for a rally welcoming Syrian refugees to Canada, and offered...
  • By Joshua Mason Pawelek
    We hear it said we are witnessing a “clash of civilizations.” We hear it from presidential candidates, from right-wing talk radio pundits,...
  • By Anne Principe
    This can be used in worship for all ages or children’s chapel. A chime can be sounded after each stanza. Imagine you live in a little...
  • By Amy Carol Webb
    How often we seek refuge in this sacred flame From the world’s trouble and pain. Today, may our lamp light the way For whose who know no...
  • By Jennifer Leota Gray
    Spirit of Life and Love, Shaken by sorrow We wonder why We wonder how Humans can find it within themselves To destroy life That exists also...
  • By Dawn Skjei Cooley
    Introduction The Cornbread and Cider Communion is a tradition in some of our congregations. With gratitude for our freedom and for our...
  • By Ralph Yeager Roberts
    December twenty-third, “O Holy Night” (1855). The first English translation of "O Holy Night" was by Unitarian minister John Sullivan...
  • By Ralph Yeager Roberts
    December twenty-second, The First Unitarian Church Founded in Transylvania (1557). Despite recognition under the 1557 Act of Religious...
  • By Ralph Yeager Roberts
    December twelfth, Christmas Day is Clara Barton’s Birthday (1821). Clara Barton, Universalist and founder of the American Red Cross, is a...
  • By Jude Geiger
    Spirit of Hope, God of Many Names, Source of Love, We gather, hearts heavy with grief for our neighbors in Paris, in Beirut, in Baghdad;...
  • By Gina Valdés
    Hay tantísimas fronteras que dividen a la gente, pero por cada frontera existe también un puente. There are so many borders that divide...
  • By Anonymous
    There are different versions of this Middle Eastern folktale; this version is just one way to tell it. You can find storytelling tips on...
  • By George A Tyger
    I sit alone, planning the rest of the day. Last night, I was joking and smoking, in broken Pashto, with the resident contingent of the AUP...
  • By George A Tyger
    “You sargin or commandant?” a young Afghan lieutenant asks as he points to the cross on my chest. I try to explain what a chaplain is. In...
  • By Martha Dallas
    This reflection was created for Choir Sunday, an annual tradition at the First Unitarian Universalist Society of Burlington, Vermont . You...
  • By Erika A. Hewitt
    Based on a folktale from Africa and China. Printed in Doorway to the Soul , ed. Elisa Davy Pearmain (Pilgrim Press, 1998). Themes:...
  • By Stephen M Shick
    Suppose you scrub your ethical skin until it shines, but inside there is no music, then what? —Kabir Suppose you cried a thousand years for...
  • By Mark L. Belletini
    The earth. One planet. Round, global, so that when you trace its shape with your finger, you end up where you started. It's one. It's whole...
  • By Ma Theresa Gustilo Gallardo
    Ultimate Grace, the heart of every matter, in every perfection and imperfection, in all senses and: tenses, in moments of every right and...
  • By Kate Howard
    The children being dedicated will take a walk around the sanctuary. Different church members and older children present in the pews will...
  • By Rev. Eric Cherry
    Many Unitarian Universalist (UU) congregations follow an annual Ingathering tradition on the first Sunday after Labor Day that includes a...
  • By Joseph Lyons
    Overview: Organize a discussion and develop a relationship with the local or regional School of the Americas Watch (SOA) organization...
  • By Wayne B Arnason
    I feel sorry for the kids today who are taking geography in school for the first time. When I was in school, unless you got really...
  • By Patrick T O'Neill
    Among the most accomplished and fabled tribes of Africa, no tribe was considered to have warriors more fearsome or more intelligent than...
  • By Vail Weller
    Partner-church relationships with UU communities around the world connect us to extreme poverty. Global economic justice calls us to new depths of ethical living, generosity, and international mission work to spread the saving messages of Universalism.
  • By Marie E deYoung
    How is it that human beings can be so alike—sons and daughters of the same prophet Abraham—and yet, so filled with hate towards each other...