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Skinner House Books

Tapestry of Faith

Chalice Children

Circle of Trees

Creating Home

  • By Janeen K Grohsmeyer
    (Light a chalice, if there isn't already one lit, and have some matches at hand.) Have you ever watched a candle burn? (Lean forward to...

Gather the Spirit

Moral Tales

Signs of Our Faith

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...

World of Wonder

WorshipWeb

  • By Erik Walker Wikstrom
    Here, today, in this place and with these people, May we listen so that we can hear; May we hear so that we can feel; May we feel so that...
  • By Carol Hepokoski
    Those of us who call ourselves religious Humanists have a strong reverence for life. Many of us experience a deep sense of awe before the...
  • By Mark Ward
    Reason is an important tool, sure — an essential arbiter of truth claims about the world. But religion is grounded someplace deeper, where...
  • 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 David M. Horst
    Once, many grey autumns ago, I came upon a tree. The tree, a poplar, had dropped all of its leaves but for one, just one. Exactly one leaf...
  • By Jan Taddeo
    Beloved Children of the Oneness of many names, you who cover the land in numbers greater than the stars, I petition you, I pray to you,...
  • By Cynthia Frado
    Creator of Life, Source of All Being It was from the particles of the Universe that you formed me... Iron and carbon and phosphorous Mixed...
  • By Marni Harmony (adapted)
    If, on a starlit night, with the moon brightly shimmering, We stay inside and do not venture out, the evening universe remains a part of...
  • By Stephen M Shick
    On this green bank, by this soft stream, We place with joy a votive stone, That memory may their deeds redeem, When, like our sires, our...
  • By Gordon B McKeeman
    Ministry is all that we do—Together Ministry is that quality of being in community that affirms human dignity— beckons forth hidden...
  • By Stephen M Shick
    It is not old, Yet it comes through the wisdom of the ages. It is not young, Yet it comes through the passion of innocence. It is not...
  • By Tandi Rogers
    I call upon you, < ancestor >, from the Cloud of Witnesses to accompany me today. You teach me < value(s) >, and today I am...
  • By Keith Goheen
    With our words we have given our mind's consent to the letter of this covenant. Now let us come together in the spirit of covenant, laying...
  • By Thomas Starr King
    “I believe that if, on every Sunday morning before going to church, we could be lifted to a mountain-peak and see a horizon line of six...
  • By Rabbi Rachel Barenblat
    Over the years your staples have slipped and pages loosened. Here a faded purple crescent of ancient wine, there a smudge from bricks of...
  • By Stephen M Shick
    We float on a sea hidden beneath dry surfaces covered by stones. Isn’t this why we drink and dive so deeply go down to the sea in ships...
  • By Terri Pahucki
    I have been wondering what the morning glories know. Is it envy that compels these vines to strangle other flowers arising in their path?...
  • By Marni Harmony (adapted)
    I say that it touches us that our blood is sea water and our tears are salt, that the seed of our bodies is scarcely different from the...
  • By Margaret Williams Braxton
    Once upon a time I was Now I am Some day I will become Once there was And now there is Soon there will be And some day there surely shall...
  • 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 Eric Williams
    We all emerge from Dwell within Are transformed by And called back to Love. May your mind be humbled before this Mystery. May your heart...
  • By Aaron Stockwell
    In this new year, let us be amazed. Let us search for new life and hope in our midst. Let us nurture creativity in every form. Let us be...
  • 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 Jennifer Stokes
    We ask blessings on this, our church home. May this building be a tool to continue the good work of our helping hands, our loving hearts,...
  • By Amy Zucker Morgenstern
    As we leave this hallowed place, may our feet remember its feel, So that wherever we walk, we know ourselves to be on hallowed ground. May...

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