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Call and Response

Skinner House Books

Tapestry of Faith

Building Bridges

  • The Catanna website published by Catresea Ann Canivan was a source for this story and offers deep information about Paganism. Come with me...

Faithful Journeys

Love Will Guide Us

Miracles

  • A Celtic pagan story from Ireland, told by Erica Helm Meade in her book of wisdom tales, The Moon in the Well (Peru, Illinois: Open Court/...

Riddle and Mystery

What We Choose: Ethics for Unitarian Universalists

  • Attributed to Aesop, Greek fabulist, c. 620-564 BCE. A shepherd boy, watching a flock of sheep near his village, grew lonely. He devised a...

UU World

  • By Jerrie Kishpaugh Hildebrand, Shirley Ann Ranck
    Pagan and Earth-centered traditions in Unitarian Universalism.
    Image credit: © 2014 rjcox (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)
  • By John Beckett
    Divination—the art of receiving messages from the world of Spirit—is as old as any religion.
    Image credit: © iStockphoto/Warren-Pender

WorshipWeb

  • By Martha Kirby Capo
    Blessed Lady, Hallowed Lord, Let me hear your Holy Word. When the Veil is thinned tonight, Let me see with Sacred Sight.
  • By Andrea Hawkins-Kamper
    The winter solstice is a time to look back upon our ancestors, gather our family and friends close, and rejoice in the return of the sun...
  • By David Breeden
    The Solstices teach us that darkness comes, that darkness goes. The Solstices teach us that light comes, that light goes. The Solstices...
  • By Gwen Matthews
    As December opens up before us, we welcome in the gift of reflection. We turn toward our holiday celebrations and search for common threads...
  • By Andrea Hawkins-Kamper
    Gather we now into this space, this time when the Wheel turns and the Veil shatters. Gather we now to remember, to grieve, to prophesy, to...
  • By Kristin Grassel Schmidt
    One: Spirit of Guiding Love, we give thanks today for all of the people who followed a dream, and whose vision, persistence, labor, and...
  • By Maureen Killoran
    Holy grandparents of the Universe...energies of creation...endless mysteries of life: You are the music that sounded before our world was...
  • By Julia Hamilton
    (Suitable for reading in multiple voices) In the pagan tradition, which is grounded in a respect and reverence for the natural world,...
  • By Amy Zucker Morgenstern
    When we take fire from our chalice, it does not become less. It becomes more. And so we extinguish our chalice, but we take its light and...
  • By Seth Carrier-Ladd
    Wind that whispers through the willow trees Sun that sustains us Water that washes over willing earth and weathered stones A smile shared...
  • By Deborah Weiner
    Oh spirit of life and love, We pause for a moment on this snowy day to reflect on the changes one week can make in our lives. We celebrate...
  • By Gary Kowalski
    Gracious Mother Matrix of Creation Womb of Mystery We thank you on this day for the miracle of birth, For the holiness of sex, For the...
  • By Eric Williams
    Blessed is the Sky, And all that is warm and filled with light. Blessed is the Air, And all that is open and free. Blessed is the Earth,...
  • By Kate Lore
    Great Spirit of Life, as a new year begins, we turn inward to reflect about the state of our lives: What lessons have we learned in the...
  • By Eric Williams
    Let us bless the Earth, And all that is steady and firm. Let us bless the Sky, And all that is open and filled with light. Let us bless...
  • By Paul Sprecher
    We light this chalice for the web of life which sustains us, For the sacred circle of life in which we have our being, For the Earth, the...
  • By Laura Horton-Ludwig
    Fire and water, ancient opposites Sun and ocean, the cradle of life Dancing flame and dancing river— We invoke them together today As we...
  • By Liz Benjamin
    On altar or table at front of sanctuary: red cloth, pine and holly, four red candles, pine cone, conch, feather. Also needed: drum, rattles...
  • By Eric Williams
    The strength of the Earth is the stones And the same is the source of our bones. The Water flows across the ground And within our blood...
  • By Julianne Lepp
    Dear Goddess, Mother, and Source Your womb is all of creation Your love is mother's milk Please grant us support during this transition...
  • By Adrianne Ross
    Easter gets its name from the Teutonic goddess of spring and the dawn, whose name is spelled Oestre or Eastre . (The origin of the word...
  • By Eric Williams
    May the firmness of the earth be yours. May the flow of the water be yours. May the freedom of the air be yours. May the fierceness of the...
  • By Lois Van Leer
    George: This is Angel Gabriel of KGOD airwaves, coming to you live from the downtown mall in Bethlehem. The air is positively solar as...
  • By Jamie Goodwin
    She guides us She inspires us She teaches us She protects us Mother Sister Lover Friend In each of our lives a woman has stirred. Her...
  • By Christine C. Robinson
    We join our hearts and minds together in a time of meditation or prayer; spoken, silent, sung, and shared. It is a precious time, and all...
  • By Jane Altman Page
    I invite you to join me in a special ingathering ritual in which we will gather in energy and love from all directions. Your responsive...
  • By Thomas Rhodes
    Over our heads, the great wheel of stars shifts, the autumnal (or spring) equinox manifests itself, and for one precious instant darkness...
  • By Sydney A Morris
    (From the East:) Brothers and sisters in creation, we covenant this day with you and with All creation yet to be; With every living...
  • By Lindsay Bennett-Jacobs
    [sing Holy Waters] We bring waters from the four directions. Water from the north, from icy seas and frozen lands, water that commingles...
  • By Austin Putman
    Overview: Harvest, Balance, and Mulching for Spring Theme or Background: Equinox/Harvest Time Materials involved: Apples for folks to share...
  • By Tracey Robinson-Harris
    There is something different about this Earth Day. Maybe it's just me, immersed in the bad news. There's been an abundant plenty of it in...
  • By Peter S. Raible
    Water! Earth! Air! Fire! Water: nurturer of life, sustainer of growth, basic to every living thing; Earth: where every seedling takes root...