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Braver/Wiser

  • By DeReau K. Farrar
    How many times do I need to make mistakes at the expense of other people, or people’s groups, before I’m ready to admit that I’m not any better at this than the bigoted and willfully ignorant? If I am to “be change,” I must commit to humility and refuse to settle for my own comforting achievements.
  • By Sean Parker Dennison
    I'm sitting here broken-hearted. I could try to convince you that it’s about the state of the world with its tragedies, suffering, and...

Tapestry of Faith

A Place of Wholeness

Amazing Grace

Building the World We Dream About: For Young Adults

Creating Home

  • Adapted from The Empty Pot by Demi (New York: Henry Holt, 1990); permission pending. Long, long ago, the Emperor of an ancient land was old...
  • Adapted from a National Park Service website; used by permission of Wind Cave National Park. In this Native American legend, Lizard sings a...

Love Surrounds Us

  • Odd Velvet by Mary E. Whitcomb, illustrated by Tara Calahan King (San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1998). Permission pending. On the first...

Moral Tales

Resistance and Transformation

  • Materials for Activity Story, " The Church and the Draft Resisters " Handout 1, The Church and the Draft Resisters - Full Text Preparation...
  • Materials for Activity Handout 1, The Church and the Draft Resisters - Full Text Preparation for Activity Provide Handout 1 in advance to a...
  • Downloading This Workshop You can download this workshop, save it on your computer, edit it, and print it. Download the entire workshop:...
  • Materials for Activity Worship or centering table and chalice Participant journals Writing materials, including paper, pens, pencils, color...

Riddle and Mystery

Signs of Our Faith

  • By Eckhart Tolle
    From The Power of Now (Novato: New World Library, 2004). A beggar had been sitting by the side of a road for over thirty years. One day a...

Spirit in Practice

Toolbox of Faith

Virtue Ethics

  • A retelling of stories from the Ramayana, an ancient Hindu text. Perfect daughter, perfect wife, perfect mother. This is the way Hindus...
  • A retelling of a European Jewish wisdom tale. Once there was a man whom the entire village knew to be a gossip. He could not wait to share...

What Moves Us

What We Choose: Ethics for Unitarian Universalists

Wonderful Welcome

  • By Janeen K Grohsmeyer
    A story from A Lamp in Every Corner: Our Unitarian Universalist Storybook (Boston: Unitarian Universalist Association, 2004). Read or tell...

UU World

  • By Richard Higgins
    He wanted nothing to do with the Unitarian church that baptized him, but today’s Unitarian Universalism has embraced his revolutionary ecological, conscientious, and spiritually open approach.
    Image credit: © 1938 D.C. Sturges (New York Public Library)
  • By Elizabeth M. Edman
    Exploring the queerness of the Christian tradition can shed light on its content.
    Image credit: © Christian Schuit (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)
  • By Kenny Wiley
    Unitarian Universalist summer camps foster self-discovery, youth leadership, and a passion for justice.
    Image credit: Courtesy Rosemary Carson
  • By Kimberly French
    Surviving alcoholism and seminary, a novelist finds depth and comedy in Unitarian Universalism.
    Image credit: © Jerry Garns

WorshipWeb

  • By Sarah Gibb Millspaugh
    Religion is as much about faith in humanity as it is about faith in deity. And many of us will find that, over and over, our faith in...
  • By Talia Cooper
    The 7 Jobs Capitalism Asks of All of Us: 1. Measure Self Worth by Work : Don’t believe in the inherent goodness of people. Instead decide...
  • By Rosemary Bray McNatt
    Worship Leader: In this moment of worship we call to mind those times of failure and regret common to all of us. We remember first, in...
  • 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 Rebecca Parker
    Your gifts—whatever you discover them to be— can be used to bless or curse the world. The mind's power, the strength of the hands, the...
  • By Tom Schade
    Hope is not just a good idea Love is not naïve Faith is not just the brave face we put on a hopeless situation
  • By Sara Sutherland Dean
    Someone called me a "bleeding heart liberal." It was not intended as a compliment. However, I will always consider it one of the biggest...
  • By Gary Kowalski
    [We suggest that the Worship Leader act out the relevant parts of this message: e.g clutch a bag tightly; let the contents spill; hold it...
  • By Forrest Gilmore
    In the first episode of "Call the Midwife"—a British show about post-WWII midwives—the main character Jenny Worth is just starting as a...
  • By Martin Luther King, Jr.
    "Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter." This quote, attributed to Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., is...
  • "Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter." This quote has been widely attributed to Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • By Judith Hanson Lasater
    "There is no question for which compassion is not the answer."
  • By Karen G. Johnston
    Inexplicable. How we rise each morning, instead of burying our heads under bedcovers, sewing them shut. Why we keep on welcoming babies...
  • By Dana E Worsnop
    Often people say that they love coming to a place with so many like-minded people. I know just what they are getting at -- and I know that...
  • By Erika A. Hewitt
    We arrive from many different experiences and backgrounds. Some of us have trouble speaking; others are so young that they’re still...
  • By Barbara Hoag Gordon
    Once there was an emperor who needed a new set of clothes to wear in the grand parade. He called two of his finest cloth weavers to order...

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