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  • Our Subaru Forester was sliding sideways down Interstate 80 at fifty miles per hour. My wife, Nan, had gingerly switched to the left-hand...

Tapestry of Faith

A Chorus of Faiths

Building the World We Dream About: For Young Adults

Chalice Children

Heeding the Call

Resistance and Transformation

  • Preparation for Activity Speak with your minister or a long-time lay leader about your congregation's involvement in the struggle for LGBT...
  • Materials for Activity Worship or centering table Chalice, candle, and lighter or LED battery-operated candle Timepiece (minutes) Chime or...
  • Materials for Activity Handout 1, Rev. Stephen Fritchman and the House Un-American Activities Committee Leader Resource 1, What Was It Like...
  • Materials for Activity Handout 4, Testimony before HUAC Preparation for Activity Pre-arrange with four volunteers to read the four roles in...

Spirit of Life

  • Excerpted and adapted from Scott Russell Sanders' book, A Private History of Awe (New York, North Point Press, 2006). In his book A Private...
  • By Elizabeth Tarbox
    Reprinted from Life Tides by permission of Sarah Tarbox. Copyright (C) 1993. Published by Skinner House Books, an imprint of the Unitarian...

What Moves Us

  • In 1789, Hosea Ballou attended the Baptist revival held in his hometown of Richmond, New Hampshire. Moved by the preaching during this...
  • By Forrest Church
    Stories and reflections from, Bringing God Home: A Traveler's Guide (New York: St. Martin’s Press, 2002). Used with permission. Church's...
  • By William F. Schulz
    Excerpted from the 2006 Berry Street Lecture. When I was seven or eight years old, I lived across the street from a little dog named Amy...

What We Choose: Ethics for Unitarian Universalists

Wisdom from the Hebrew Scriptures

UU World

WorshipWeb

  • By Rosemary Bray McNatt
    He phoned more than an hour ago to say he was on his way home. But I have yet to hear the scrape of the iron gate, the rattling keys, so I...
  • By Maureen Killoran
    This prayer is for all. For all who are fearful about the economy; about the fate of our country; health care for yourself or your children...
  • By Gretchen Haley
    What's going to happen? Will everything be ok? What can I do? In these days we find ourselves, too often, Stuck with these questions on...
  • By Lindasusan Ulrich
    Give voice to sorrow and fear — the wracking sobs at family betraying family the shock at the chasm separating neighbors “What will you do...
  • By Teresa Schwartz
    In times like these, we may seek a new word. But perhaps, in times like these, more than new words, we need old words. We made the journey...
  • By Laura Horton-Ludwig
    Spirit of life and love, light within and without, mystery from which we have all emerged, within which we live and die: be with us now as...
  • By Chip Roush
    We are about to enter sacred time. We are about to make this time and this place sacred by our presence and intention. Please turn off or...
  • By Elizabeth Coatsworth
    Through the windy night something is coming up the path towards the house. I have always hated to wait for things. I think I will go to...
  • By Randolph Becker
    Any time, Friday evening, Sunday morning, Monday afternoon Any place, Paris Beirut Baghdad West Bank Chad Cameroon Lebanon Syria Somalia...
  • By Richard S. Gilbert
    When we are overwhelmed with the world And cannot see our way clear, When life seems a struggle between tedium and apathy Or frenzy and...
  • By Gary Kowalski
    Ever since I graduated from college, I have had a recurring dream. My wife has had it, too, as well as a lot of other people I know. In my...
  • By Meg Barnhouse
    Our locks tell us a lot about our lives. Locks of all kinds hold my attention because of a dream I had when I was thirteen. In the dream a...
  • By Rabbi Rachel Barenblat
    "So the people took their dough before it was leavened, their kneading bowls wrapped in their cloaks upon their shoulders." —Exodus 12:34...
  • By Mark Morrison-Reed
    We are all dying, our lives always moving ­toward completion. We need to learn to live with death, and to understand that death is not the...
  • By Angela Herrera
    Why did I listen to Your calling, O God? Why did I step out on faith, O Love? Why did I lift my feet, ignore my fear, and run ­toward the...
  • By Kathleen McTigue
    When the escape from Egypt was certain, when the last furious wave had closed over their enemies' heads and the dangerous waters lay smooth...
  • By Stephen M Shick
    Spirit of Life, God of Love, grant me the courage to love boldly in the face of my greatest fears. Grow me in your wisdom and let my...
  • By Sheri Phillabaum
    There once was a child who got lost in the woods. As night began to descend, the child became more and more frightened. I’m sure any of us...
  • By Margaret A Keip
    The journeys of our lives are never fully charted. There come to each of us deserts to cross—barren stretches—where the green edge on the...
  • By Kenneth W. Collier
    I hope you will forgive me if my remarks this morning are a little more rambling than usual. It's been a terrible week, and there is so...
  • By Carolyn Croissant Clay Dewey
    Overview: spontaneous themed worship, to explore the forces of Chaos. Theme or Background: Chaos Materials involved: chalice, readings. E.E...
  • By Jane Ranney Rzepka
    I spent some time this weekend with an old friend, a dentist. She's considering buying her own practice, but wonders if she could retain...
  • By Nancee Campbell
    Spirit of kindness and compassion, we come from different places to this sacred ground of communal caring. We are enriched by the company...
  • By Jane Ranney Rzepka
    When all is quiet and we are small and the night is dark, may we hear the tender breathing of all who lie awake with us in fear, that...
  • By Jeffrey A. Lockwood
    Our Subaru Forester was sliding sideways down Interstate 80 at fifty miles per hour. My wife, Nan, had gingerly switched to the left-hand...
  • By Peter Friedrichs
    For nearly thirty years, Forrest Church served as the spiritual leader of the All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church in New York City...
  • By Charles F Flagg
    Leader: Every endeavor begins with a first step, and encounters darkness and difficulty along the way. Response: We know the darkness of...

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