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2012 Stewardship Sermon Award "The Infinite Enlargement of the Heart"
by James (Jay) C. Leach
Sermons

A Day At The Lawn
by Erik Walker Wikstrom
Stories | Variable | Association Sunday

A Day At The Lawn
by Erik Walker Wikstrom
Stories | Variable | Association Sunday

A Benediction for New Member Sunday
by Thomas Rhodes
Closings | Benedictions

A Blessing for the Ashes
by Naomi King
Ceremonies | Funerals / Memorials

A Blessing of Hands for Hospital Workers
by Charlotte Arsenault
Ceremonies | Dedications / Blessings | Blessings

A Blessing of the Animals
by Katherine A. Jesch
Services | Blessings | Fall | Blessing of the Animals

A Celtic Lorica
by Maureen Killoran
Meditations

A Chalice Lighting for Ingathering
by Janet Parsons
Chalice

A Chalice Lighting for the Gulf Coast
by Naomi King
Chalice

A Chalice Lighting Prayer for Uganda – from the Kampala UU church
by Anonymous
Chalice

A Christmas Prayer
by M. Maureen Killoran
Meditations | Prayers | Winter | Christmas Eve / Christmas

A Clearer Vision
by Susan LaMar
Sermons

A Communion of Heart and Soul
by Bruce Southworth
Chalice

A Community of Faith
by Judith L. Quarles
Chalice

A Day!
by Naomi King
Readings | Responsive Readings

A Dedication for Religious Education Teachers
by Nancy Jasa, Sarah Roberts, Alison Crotty, and Marci Beaudoin
Ceremonies | Other Rituals

A Father's Day Prayer
by Kirk D. Loadman-Copeland
Meditations | Meditations | Summer | Father's Day

A Flower Communion for Colleagues
by Tess Baumberger
Ceremonies

A Knock At The Door
by Ken Nye
Readings

A Knock at the Door
by Michael Tino
Sermons | Variable

A Lamp in Every Corner
by Janeen K. Grohsmeyer
Readings | Other Readings

A Lamp in Every Corner
by Janeen K. Grohsmeyer
Readings | Other Readings

A Litany for Sufferers of Domestic Abuse
by Dennis McCarty
Readings | Litanies

A Litany of Farewell to An Intern
by Kayle Rice
Ceremonies | Variable

A Litany of Wholeheartednes
by Dawn Skjei Cooley
Readings

A Mother's Socks
by Jeffrey Lockwood
Meditations | Meditation Manuals

A Not-So-Quiet Week in Lake Wobegon
by Randolph Becker
Sermons

A Palm Sunday Prayer
by David A Johnson
Meditations | Spring | Palm Sunday

A Peacemaking Prayer
by Eric M. Cherry
Meditations | Prayers | Variable

A Person Is a Puzzle
by Mark Mosher DeWolfe
Readings

A play about King John Sigismund, the only Unitarian king
by Jan Gartner
Stories | Plays

A Playful Mystery Play for Four Voices
by Thomas Rhodes
Stories | Plays | Spring | Earth Day

A Politics of Respect
by Dennis J. Daniel
Sermons

A Prayer as the Supreme Court Considers SB 1070
by Marta I. Valentin
Meditations | Prayers

A Prayer as the Supreme Court Considers SB 1070
by Marta I. Valentin
Meditations | Prayers

A Prayer for America
by Tamara Lebak
Meditations | Prayers

A Prayer for Desert Times
by Margaret A. Keip
Meditations | Prayers | Meditations

A Prayer for Flower Communion Sunday: Remembering Our International Family of Faith
by William G. Sinkford
Meditations | Prayers | Variable | Flower Communion

A prayer for hard times
by Christian Schmidt
Meditations | Prayers

A Prayer for Hiroshima Day
by William G. Sinkford
Meditations | Variable

A Prayer for Peace in the Middle East
by Marie E. deYoung
Sermons | Variable

A Prayer for the Faithifiers
by Hilary Allen
Meditations | Prayers

A Prayer for the People of Burma
by Eric M. Cherry
Meditations | Prayers

A Prayer of Dedication for a Meetinghouse
by Eileen B. Karpeles
Meditations | Blessings

A Prayer of Risk
by Tamara Lebak
Meditations | Prayers

A Prayer on the Occasion of an Ordination
by Victoria Weinstein
Meditations | Prayers

A Reflection and Prayer after Sarin Gas
by Eric Cherry and Kathleen McTigue
Meditations | Prayers

A Religion For Greatness
by Clarence Skinner
Readings

A Reminder
by Beatrice Hitchcock
Chalice

A Ritual for Ingathering Water Communion Services: With an international focus
by Eric M. Cherry
Ceremonies | Fall | Homecoming / Ingathering

A Ritual of Joys and Sorrows
by Scott Phillips
Ceremonies | Other Rituals | Variable

A Sermonic Letter to My Church to Commemorate Martin Luther King, Jr. Sunday
by Melissa Carvill-Ziemer
Sermons

A Springtime Prayer
by George A. Tyger
Meditations | Prayers | Spring

A Survival Meditation
by Nathan Walker
Meditations | Meditations

A Thanksgiving Blessing
by Naomi King
Meditations | Blessings | Fall | Thanksgiving

A Thanksgiving for the Elements
by Eric Williams
Meditations | Prayers

A Thanksgiving Meditation
by Naomi King
Meditations | Meditations | Fall | Thanksgiving

A Thanksgiving Prayer
by Robert R. Walsh
Meditations | Prayers

A Theology of Evolution
by Elizabeth M. Strong
Sermons | Variable

A Time To Mourn: for the gulf oil spill
by Becky Post
Readings | Meditations | Variable

A Unison Affirmation
by Jay E. Abernathy, Jr.
Readings | Affirmations / Covenants / Doxologies | Variable

A vision for Unitarian Universalism in a multicultural world
by UUA Leadership Council
Chalice | Variable | Association Sunday

A Winter Speech Choir
by Lois Van Leer
Stories | Plays | Winter | Winter Solstice / Yule

A Winter Speech Choir
by Lois Van Leer
Stories | Plays | Winter | Winter Solstice / Yule

About February
by Kay Montgomery
Openings | Prayers

Abundance
by UU Church of Berkeley Young Adults
Services | Other Rituals | Variable

Abundance Chalice Lighting
by Dawn Skjei Cooley
Chalice

Acknowledgment of Limitations
by Maryell Cleary
Readings | Other Readings

Acknowledgment of Limitations
by Calvin O. Dame
Readings | Other Readings

Acknowledgment of Limitations
by Burton D. Carley
Readings | Other Readings

Acknowledgment of Limitations
by Calvin O. Dame
Readings | Other Readings

Advent Prayer
by Miriam Patrick
Meditations | Prayers

Advent Prayer
by Tamara Lebak
Meditations | Prayers

Afraid of the Dark
by Andrew Pakula
Chalice

After the words, a quiet; after the songs, a silence
by Max A. Coots
Closings

All Animal Chalice
by Mark Causey
Chalice

All Our Children
by Peter Morales
Sermons

All Rivers Run to the Sea
by Kayle Rice
Closings | Closing Words | Fall | Water Communion

All Soul's Chalice Lighting
by Viola (Vee) Abbitt
Chalice

All That’s Past Is Prologue
by Victoria E. Safford
Sermons

All too often, we pace the geometries of our walled gardens
by John Millspaugh
Readings | Responsive Readings

Already Broken: A Buddhist Perspective on the Season of Spring
by James Ishmael Ford
Sermons | Spring

Amid all the noise in our lives
by Tim Haley
Openings | Opening Words | Meditations

Amid all the noise in our lives
by Tim Haley
Openings | Opening Words | Meditations

An Association Sunday Sermon Template
by Erik Wikstrom
Sermons | Variable | Association Sunday

An Easter Meditation
by Samuel A. Trumbore
Meditations | Meditations | Spring | Easter

An Evolution of Ideas
by Leaf Seligman
Sermons | Variable

An Inauguration Sermon
by Jay E. Abernathy, Jr.
Sermons

An Open Letter to President Obama
by Patrick T O'Neill
Sermons

And How Are the Children?
by Pat Hoertdoerfer
Readings

And now may the blessings of life be upon us
by Gary Kowalski
Closings | Benedictions

And now may we go forth
by Harold E. Babcock
Closings | Closing Words

And now we take our leave.
by Barbara Cheatham
Closings | Closing Words

Animal Blessing
by Tracy Sprowls-Jenks
Meditations | Blessings

Annual Meeting Invocation
by Heather K. Janules
Openings

Answering the Religious Right With the Big Heart of Universalism
by Scott Alexander
Sermons

Answering the Religious Right With the Big Heart of Universalism
by Scott Alexander
Sermons

Anyone's Ministry
by Gordon B. McKeeman
Readings | Meditation Manuals

Articulating (Y)our Faith
by Barbara Wells ten Hove
Services | Other Rituals | Variable

As far as our love flows
by Annie Foerster
Closings | Closing Words

As surely as we belong to the universe
by Margaret A. Keip
Openings | Opening Words | Weddings / Unions

As the Rain has washed our land
by Maureen Killoran
Openings | Invocations

As the year winds down
by Mark Stringer
Meditations

As we depart one from another
by James A. Hobart
Closings | Closing Words

As we enter into worship, put away the pressures of the world
by Erika A. Hewitt
Openings | Opening Words

As we gather together this morning
by Bets Wienecke
Openings | Opening Words

As we leave this community of the spirit
by Richard S. Gilbert
Closings | Closing Words

As we part now one from another
by Eileen B. Karpeles
Closings | Closing Words

As you prepare to leave this sacred space
by Andrew Pakula
Closings | Closing Words

At the start of the Religious Education year
by Ruth E. Gibson
Readings | Affirmations / Covenants / Doxologies

At this quiet time
by Edward T. Atkinson
Meditations | Meditations

August 28
by Robert West
Sermons

Autumn Meditation
by Elizabeth M. Strong
Meditations | Meditations

Autumn Prayer
by Christine C. Robinson
Meditations | Prayers | Fall | Autumn Equinox

Awesome and gracious God -- you who are the power that brings us to life
by Polly Leland-Mayer
Closings | Benedictions

Be Not Afraid
by Susan Maginn
Sermons

Be ours a religion...
by Theodore Parker
Readings | Prayers

Be Who You Are
by Peter Friedrichs
Sermons

Beaded Ribbons
by Alex Rollin
Services | Other Rituals | Variable

Bearers of Light
by Marta I. Valentin
Sermons

Beatitudes for Earth Sunday
by Richard S. Gilbert
Readings | Responsive Readings | Spring | Earth Day

Beatitudes for Justice Builders
by Lindi Ramsden
Readings | Responsive Readings

Because of those who came before, we are
by Barbara J. Pescan
Closings

Behind the Veil
by Tamara Lebak
Meditations | Prayers

Being the Resurrection
by Victoria Weinstein
Meditations | Prayers | Spring | Easter

Bending Toward Justice: One More Step
by Paul R. Beedle
Sermons

Benediction
by Amy Morgenstern
Closings

Benediction by the Minister
Closings | Benedictions | Spring | Coming of Age

Between the dawn and dusk
by Carl G Seaburg
Closings | Closing Words

Birthright Unitarian Universalist
by Rebecca F. Benner
Sermons

Blessed Assurance
by Scott Alexander
Sermons

Blessed by our Connections
by Susan Karlson
Closings | Closing Words

Blessed is the fire that burns deep in the soul.
by Eric A. Heller-Wagner
Chalice

Blessed is the Path
by Eric Williams
Closings | Benedictions

Blessed Is The Sky
by Eric Williams
Meditations | Blessings

Blessing at Departure
by Robin Gray
Chalice

Blessing for Community Friendship Feast
by Nancee Campbell
Meditations | Prayers | Blessings

Blessing for Flower Communion
by Michael DeVernon Boblett
Meditations | Blessings | Spring | Flower Communion

Blessing for Hope on World AIDS Day
by Maureen Killoran
Meditations | Prayers

Blessing of Hurricane Katrina Convoy Participants: A Sending-Forth Ritual for Gulf Coast Volunteers
by Ali Woodworth
Readings | Other Readings

Blessing of the Waters
by Lindsay Bennett-Jacobs
Ceremonies | Dedications / Blessings

Blowing the Shofar
by John Marsh
Ceremonies

Breath Meditation
by Samuel A. Trumbore
Meditations

Breathe
by Lynn Ungar
Meditations

Breathe with Me
by Susan Maginn
Meditations

Bridging Ceremony
by Jeff Liebmann
Openings | Opening Words

Bridging Ceremony for Fifth Graders
by Dana Poss
Ceremonies

Building Dedication
by Daniel Kanter
Readings | Responsive Readings

Building Dedication
by Carol Allman-Morton
Ceremonies | Dedications / Blessings

Building the Beloved Community
by Fred Small
Sermons | Variable | Association Sunday

Burning Bowl Ritual
by Victoria Weinstein
Ceremonies | Winter | New Year's Day

But Are You Happy?
by Scott Alexander
Sermons

Call from Beyond
by Susan Maginn
Openings

Call to Arms: A Prayer Offered in Response to the Supreme Court Decision on S.B. 1070
by Marta I. Valentin
Meditations | Prayers

Call to Arms: A Prayer Offered in Response to the Supreme Court Decision on S.B. 1070
by Marta I. Valentin
Meditations | Prayers

Call to Worship for Stewardship Sunday
by Leslie Takahashi Morris
Openings

Call to Worship on Easter
by Elizabeth M. Strong
Openings | Spring | Easter

Call to Worship on Easter
by Elizabeth M. Strong
Openings | Spring | Easter

Calling Out The Dream
by Kathy Duhon
Sermons

Can Politics Change Culture?
by Dennis J. Daniel
Sermons

Can’t We Get Along? Loving Your (Political) Opponent
by Jessica Purple Rodela
Sermons

Candle Meditation for the High Holy Days
by Christine C. Robinson
Meditations | Meditations

Care of the Soul
by Wayne B. Arnason
Sermons

Caring
by John A Buehrens
Sermons

Cautious Optimism, Wild Hope
by Sue Spencer
Sermons

Ceremony of Child Dedication
by Kate Howard
Ceremonies | Other Rituals

Ceremony of Remembrance: Yom Hashoah
by Mary Wellemeyer
Ceremonies | Other Rituals

Chalice Extinguishing
by Robin Gray
Chalice

Chalice Extinguishing
by Robin Gray
Chalice

Chalice Lighting
by Steve Stock
Chalice

Chalice Lighting
by Oberlin UU Fellowship
Chalice

Chalice Lighting for Water Communion
by Laura Horton-Ludwig
Chalice

Chalice Lighting for Yom Kippur
by Vanessa Southern
Chalice

Chalice lighting, for a memorial service
by Lori Gorgas Hlaban
Chalice | Funerals / Memorials | Variable

Chalice Lightings for Advent
by David Breeden
Chalice | Winter | Advent

Chaos
by Carolyn Croissant Clay Dewey
Services | Other Rituals | Variable

Cheered by our community
by Burton D. Carley
Closings | Benedictions

Cherish your doubts
by Michael A. Schuler
Closings | Closing Words

Children of the earth and sky, we are nurtured, sustained
by Alice Berry
Openings | Opening Words

Children's Easter Story
by Heather Lynn Hanson
Readings | Other Readings | Spring | Easter

Christmas Eve
by Ken Nye
Readings | Winter | Christmas Eve / Christmas

Christmas Eve Candlelight Meditation
by Gary Kowalski
Meditations | Meditations | Winter | Christmas Eve / Christmas

Christmas Eve Prayer
by Sara Eileen LaWall
Meditations | Prayers | Winter | Christmas Eve / Christmas

Christmas Eve Prayer
by Sara Eileen LaWall
Meditations | Prayers | Winter | Christmas Eve / Christmas

Christmas Eve Prayer
by Kristin Grassel Schmidt
Meditations | Prayers

Christmas Meditation
by Christine C. Robinson
Meditations | Meditations | Winter | Christmas Eve / Christmas

Christmas Spirit
by Donna Morrison-Reed
Meditations | Meditations | Winter | Christmas Eve / Christmas

Claiming a Larger Ministry
by Jeanne Lloyd
Sermons

Claiming a Larger Ministry
by Jeanne Lloyd
Sermons

Clinical Pastoral Education/Chaplaincy Prayer
by Beth Graham
Meditations | Prayers

Closing Words
by Michael A. Schuler
Closings | Closing Words

Closing Words
by Ma. Theresa Gustilo Gallardo
Closings | Closing Words | Variable

Closing Words
by Robert F. Kaufmann
Closings | Closing Words

Closing Words by the Youth
by Anonymous
Closings | Closing Words | Spring | Coming of Age

Closing Words for Seasonal Transitions
by Andrew Pakula
Closings | Benedictions | Variable

Clothesline
by Marilyn Maciel
Openings

Come Christmas!
by M. Maureen Killoran
Meditations | Prayers | Winter | Christmas Eve / Christmas

Come down off the ladder.
by David S. Blanchard
Openings | Opening Words

Come into this circle of community. Come into this sacred space.
by Andrew Pakula
Openings | Opening Words

Come into this circle of love and justice
by Marilyn J. Sewell
Openings | Variable | Association Sunday

Come into this house of worship.
by Carolyn S. Owen-Towle
Openings | Opening Words

Come into this place
by Rebecca A. Edmiston-Lange
Openings | Opening Words

Come Into This Room
by Susan Maginn
Meditations

Come to Church Anyway!
by Victoria Weinstein
Columns

Come we now out of the darkness of our unknowing
by Annie Foerster
Chalice | Opening Words | Winter | Winter Solstice / Yule

Come ye into this house of worship!
by Elizabeth A. Parish
Openings | Opening Words

Come, all you who seek truth, abide in love, and honor peace, enter into this house with thanksgiving;
by Dorothy Boroush
Openings | Invocations

Come, Come To This Place
by Daniel Budd
Openings | Opening Words

Come, Come, Whoever You Are
by Melanie Morel-Ensminger
Openings

Come, let us worship together.
by Lindsay Bates
Openings | Opening Words

Come, yet again, come
by Anne Slater
Openings | Opening Words | Meditations | Variable

Come. Let us be joined in seeking the aspirations of the heart.
by Calvin O. Dame
Openings | Opening Words

Comfort Ye My People
by Barbara Rohde
Readings

Coming of Age Chalice Lighting Words
by Jamie Dorer
Chalice | Spring | Coming of Age

Coming of Age Chalice Lighting Words
by Rebecca Pankhurst
Chalice | Spring | Coming of Age

Commissioning of the Church Leaders
by Erik Walker Wikstrom
Ceremonies | Variable

Communion Prayer
by Kate Lore
Meditations | Prayers

Communion with Earth and Sky
by Stephen M. Shick
Meditations | Meditations | Spring | Earth Day

Community Chalice Lighting
by Atticus Palmer
Chalice

Contemporary Slavery: You Can Make a Difference
by Kathryn Ellis
Sermons

Creating Our Own Heavens
by Judy Deutsche
Sermons

Creating Sacred Space and Community
by Susan Karlson
Sermons

Creator God:
by P. M. Traunstein
Meditations | Prayers

Credo for New Apostles
by Brian Chenowith
Readings | Affirmations / Covenants / Doxologies

Crossing Bridges
by Jan Taddeo
Meditations

Crystal of Creation
by Tess Baumberger
Meditations | Meditations

Crystal of Creation
by Tess Baumberger
Meditations | Meditations

Dark and Light, Light and Dark
by Jacqui James
Readings | Winter | Martin Luther King Sunday

Day Break
by Robin Gray
Chalice

Day by day, month by month,
by Susan L. Suchocki
Meditations | Meditations

Day by day, month by month,
by Susan L. Suchocki
Meditations | Meditations

Dear America: A Letter to Our Nation
by Peter Friedrichs
Sermons

Dear Mr. President
by Bruce Clear
Sermons

Dedication of a New Chalice
by Thomas Rhodes
Ceremonies | Dedications / Blessings | Variable

Deep calls unto deep, joy calls unto joy,
by Gordon B. McKeeman
Chalice | Winter

Departure
by Robin Gray
Chalice

Despair to Transformation, or What do we do when cops despair?
by Jacqueline Luck
Sermons

Determined Seed
by Laura Wallace
Chalice | Weddings / Unions | Winter

Determined Seed
by Laura Wallace
Openings | Opening Words | Winter

Ding-a-ling-a-ling!
by Kaaren Solveig Anderson
Meditations | Meditations | Winter | Christmas Eve / Christmas

Dirty Hands and Moving Feet
by Leaf Seligman
Sermons

Disembodied Dreams
by Ron Phares
Sermons

Divine spark from sacred dark
by Kathy A. Huff
Chalice

Divinity is our birthright.
by Victoria Weinstein
Meditations | Prayers | Spring

Do not leave your cares at the door.
by Norman V. Naylor
Openings | Opening Words

Do What You Can
by Peter Friedrichs
Sermons

Does the Match Love the Wick
by Kelly Weisman Asprooth-Jackson
Chalice

Drawn Together
by Jennifer Leota Gray
Chalice

Dream A Have You Do?
by Gary Kowalski
Meditations

Dreams of Our Nation
by Marie E. deYoung
Sermons | Variable

Drops of God
by Tess Baumberger
Meditations | Meditations

Dukkha, they say.
by Elizabeth Tarbox
Meditations

Dukkha, they say.
by Elizabeth Tarbox
Meditations

Each Breath
by Leaf Seligman
Meditations | Meditations

Earth Day in Urgent Times
by Tracey Robinson-Harris
Sermons | Spring | Earth Day

Earth Day Prayer: In the Spirit of Indigenous Traditions
by Vern Barnet
Meditations | Prayers | Spring | Earth Day

Earth's Blood: A Prayer Poem for the Gulf of Mexico
by Taylor Watson Burton-Edwards
Meditations | Prayers | Variable

Easter
by Charles F. Flagg
Openings | Opening Words | Spring | Easter

Easter and Ostara
by Adrianne Ross
Readings | Other Readings | Spring | Easter

Easter Is Breaking
by Kathleen Rolenz
Meditations | Meditations | Spring | Easter

Easter Meditation
by Susan Maginn
Meditations

Easter Meditation
by Susan Maginn
Meditations

Easter Prayer
by Paul S. Sawyer
Meditations | Prayers | Spring | Easter

Easter Prayer - 2004
by Kathleen Rolenz
Meditations | Prayers | Spring | Easter

Effigy Burning
by Unitarian Church of Baton Rouge Young Adult Group
Services | Other Rituals | Variable | New Year's Day

Eight Epitaphs
by Joshua Leach
Readings

Einstein on Time
by Ken Nye
Readings

Embrace the Night
by Jennifer Leota Gray
Chalice

Embracing Our Aging
by Catherine Senghas
Sermons

Enter Into The Quiet
by Jay E. Abernathy, Jr.
Openings

Enter with me that still place within, the center
by Linda J Hoddy
Readings | Other Readings | Winter | New Year's Day

Enter with me the sacred space.
by Amarette Callaway
Openings

Eternal God, Mother and Father, Spirit of life,
by M. Susan Milnor
Meditations | Prayers

Every Third Thursday
by Joanne Fortaine Crawford
Readings

Everyone is too old for something, but no one is too old for everything.
by Anonymous
Quotations

Everything begins on the verge of awareness.
by George Kimmich Beach
Openings | Opening Words

Everything is Possible
by Peter Friedrichs
Sermons | Homilies

Expect Life!
by Elizabeth Tarbox
Readings | Litanies

Extinguishing the Chalice
by Rolfe Gerhardt
Closings | Closing Words

Extinguishing the Chalice
by Martha L. Munson
Closings | Closing Words

Extinguishing the Chalice
by Martha L. Munson
Closings | Closing Words

Extinguishing the Chalice
by Lee Huebert
Ceremonies

Failure To Forgive
by John A Buehrens
Sermons

Faith in Summer
by Ellen Hamilton
Chalice

Faith, For Now
by Susan Maginn
Meditations

Fall Equinox
by Austin Putman
Services | Other Rituals | Fall | Autumn Equinox

Family Stories
by Marjorie Bowens-Wheatley
Sermons

Filthy Lucre or Golden Opportunity?
by Gary Blaine
Sermons

Fire of Commitment
by Vail E. Weller
Sermons | Variable

Flower Communion
by Elizabeth M. Strong
Meditations | Meditations | Spring | Flower Communion

Flower Communion Blessing
by Amy Morgenstern
Meditations | Blessings

Following a Child Dedication
by Connie P. Sternberg
Meditations | Meditations | Variable | Child Dedication

For a Church History Service
by Priscilla Murdock
Meditations | Meditations

For a church history service
by Priscilla Murdock
Ceremonies

For a Memorial Service
by Kirk D. Loadman-Copeland
Meditations | Meditations

For a Wedding Supper
by Bettye A. Doty
Meditations | Prayers

For all that is our lives
by Erik Walker Wikstrom
Meditations | Prayers | Variable | Association Sunday

For an Interfaith Dialog
by Rebecca A. Edmiston-Lange
Meditations | Prayers

For an intergenerational worship service on ecology
by Gary Kowalski
Meditations | Meditations | Spring | Earth Day

For each and for all
by Erik Walker Wikstrom
Chalice | Variable | Association Sunday

For every time we make a mistake
by M. Maureen Killoran
Chalice

For Five Thousand Years, Or More
by Matthew Johnson
Openings

For holy days on which we recall the old stories,
by Dillman Baker Sorrells
Chalice | Spring | Easter

For our community gathered here, for the spirit that called us together and drew us to this place:
by Jane E. Mauldin
Openings | Opening Words | Litanies

For religion to be significant
by Mark L. Belletini
Readings | Variable | Association Sunday

For the Flowers have the Gift of Language
by Reginald Zottoli
Readings | Spring | Flower Communion

For the gifts we have been given
by Thomas Rhodes
Readings | Offerings | Variable

For the Web of Life
by Paul Sprecher
Chalice

For This One Hour
by Paul Stephan Dodenhoff
Chalice

For We Are in Need
by Judith L. Quarles
Meditations

Four Element Blessing
by Eric Williams
Closings | Benedictions

Friendship
by the kt lady
Services | Other Rituals | Variable

From Pathos to Partnership
by Bonnie Vegiard
Sermons

From Pathos to Partnership
by Bonnie Vegiard
Sermons

From the One, Many: Prospects for a New Universalism
by Wayne B. Arnason
Sermons

Fruit-bowl, salad-bowl, or chalice
by Stephan R. Papa
Chalice | Variable | Association Sunday

Fuzzy Questions, Fuzzy Answers
by Bruce Clear
Sermons

Gem Mining
by Christopher Buice
Meditations | Spring | Teacher Recognition Sunday

Generosity of spirit—words for the offering
by Victoria Weinstein
Readings | Other Readings

Getting Real About Food
by Ana Porter
Sermons

Getting Serious About Unitarian Universalism
by Scott Alexander
Sermons

Getting Through the Night
by Mary Wellemeyer
Sermons

Give Yourself (a story about Ralph Waldo Emerson)
by Denise Tracy
Stories

Giver of being and freedom,
by George Kimmich Beach
Meditations | Prayers

Go in peace, embraced by the light
by Sarah Lammert
Closings | Benedictions

Go in peace, speak the truth
by Gary Kowalski
Closings | Benedictions

Go in peace. Live simply
by Mark L. Belletini
Closings

Go now in peace
by Barbara Hamilton-Holway
Closings | Closing Words

Go out on a limb. That’s where the fruit is.
by Anonymous
Quotations

God Makes No Mistakes: Creating Beloved Community for All Our Children
by Sally Patton
Sermons

God of all generations,
by Marta M. Flanagan
Meditations | Prayers

God of all oppressed persons,
by Robin F. Gray
Meditations | Prayers | Winter | Martin Luther King Sunday

God of goodness,
by Lucinda S. Duncan
Meditations | Prayers

God of life and beauty:
by Lucinda S. Duncan
Meditations | Prayers | Winter

God of many names and mystery
by Daniel Kanter
Meditations | Prayers

God of many names and mystery
by Daniel Kanter
Meditations | Prayers

God of many names and mystery
by Daniel Kanter
Meditations | Prayers

God of many names and mystery
by Daniel Kanter
Meditations | Prayers

God of our hearts,
Meditations | Prayers | Spring | Coming of Age

God, whom we know as love, we gather here this morning as seekers and finders, creators and destroyers, givers and receivers of love.
by Wayne B. Arnason
Meditations | Prayers

Going It Alone
by David R. Weissbard
Sermons

Good Friday
by Elizabeth Tarbox
Readings | Spring | Good Friday

Grace for a 4-H dinner
by Katie Stein Sather
Meditations | Blessings

Graduation Recognition
by Christine C. Robinson
Meditations | Prayers | Spring | Graduation Recognition

Gratitude
by Max Kapp
Meditations | Prayers | Meditation Manuals

Gratitude
by Swiftwalker
Meditations | Prayers

Gratitude Circle
by Jane E. Mauldin
Readings | Meditation Manuals

Green Sanctuary Kick-Off Responsive Reading
by Molly Housh
Readings | Responsive Readings | Variable

Guided Meditation
by Emmy Lou Belcher
Meditations | Meditations

Guided Meditation
by Stephen W. Dick
Meditations | Meditations

Guided Meditation (For a Church Anniversary)
by Jacqueline A. Collins
Meditations | Meditations

Guided Meditation on Dying
by Joshua Leach with Seth Robinson
Meditations

Harpo the Harbor Seal and Our Diverse Waters: A Multigenerational puppet play for a Water Ceremony
by Susan Karlson
Stories | Plays

Have You Got Humanity Fatigue?
by Scott Alexander
Sermons

Healing the Gulf
by Laura Wallace
Sermons | Variable

Heart's delight, Source of mercy,
by W. Frederick Wooden
Meditations

Hello, My Name Is . . .
by Jay E. Abernathy, Jr.
Sermons | Homilies

Here in this sanctuary of ancient dreams and wisdom and beauty we come to grow
by Jack Mendelsohn
Openings | Winter | New Year's Day

Here in this space we are gathered
by M. Maureen Killoran
Meditations | Variable

Here is where it all begins.
by M. Maureen Killoran
Meditations | Meditations

Hey Ain't That Good News!
by John Corrado
Readings | Responsive Readings

Hide-and-Seek with God
by Mary Ann Moore
Readings

Higgins: a Drop With a Dream
by Christopher Buice
Readings | Other Readings

Holding Fast
by Kelly Weisman Asprooth-Jackson
Sermons

Holiday Season Prayer
by Wayne B. Arnason
Meditations | Prayers

Holy and Creative Light,
by Charles W. Grady
Meditations | Prayers

Holy One, known by many names
by Marta M. Flanagan
Meditations | Prayers | Winter | New Year's Day

Honoring Children
by Linda Olson Peebles
Sermons | Homilies

Honoring the Bouquet of Our Mothers
by Judy Welles
Ceremonies | Other Rituals | Spring | Mother's Day

House of Welcoming
by Orlanda R. Brugnola
Openings | Opening Words

How does one address a mystery?
by Gordon B. McKeeman
Meditations | Meditations

How Shall We Be Healed?
by Wayne B. Arnason
Sermons

How Shall We Pray?
by Judith L. Quarles
Meditations | Prayers

How To Discuss The Truth
by Mark L. Belletini
Readings

How To Write Your Own Affirmations/ Covenants/ Doxologies
by Erik Walker Wikstrom
Readings | Affirmations / Covenants / Doxologies | Variable

How To Write Your Own Benedictions
by Erik Walker Wikstrom
Closings | Benedictions | Variable

How To Write Your Own Blessings
by Erik Walker Wikstrom
Meditations | Blessings | Variable

How To Write Your Own Chalice Lighting
by Erik Walker Wikstrom
Chalice | Variable

How To Write Your Own Closing Words
by Erik Walker Wikstrom
Closings | Closing Words | Variable

How To Write Your Own Invocations
by Erik Walker Wikstrom
Openings | Invocations | Variable

How To Write Your Own Litanies
by Erik Walker Wikstrom
Readings | Litanies | Variable

How To Write Your Own Meditations
by Erik Walker Wikstrom
Meditations | Meditations | Variable

How To Write Your Own Offering
by Erik Walker Wikstrom
Readings | Offerings | Variable

How To Write Your Own Opening Words
by Erik Walker Wikstrom
Openings | Opening Words | Variable

How To Write Your Own Prayers
by Erik Walker Wikstrom
Meditations | Prayers | Variable

How To Write Your Own Responsive Readings
by Erik Walker Wikstrom
Readings | Responsive Readings | Variable

How To Write Your Own Sermons
by Erik Wikstrom
Sermons | Variable

How Wisdom Comes
by Jay E. Abernathy, Jr.
Sermons

Humanizing Mom
by Jane Ranney Rzepka
Meditations | Meditations | Spring | Mother's Day

I am a Unitarian Universalist
by John Corrado
Readings | Responsive Readings

I do not like the "I hate it" feeling
by Albert F. Ciarcia
Meditations | Meditations

I invite you now into a time of
by Samuel A. Trumbore
Meditations | Spring

I pledge allegiance to the earth and all life
by Vern Barnet
Readings | Affirmations / Covenants / Doxologies | Spring | Earth Day

I pledge allegiance to the earth on which I stand,
by Vern Barnet
Readings | Affirmations / Covenants / Doxologies | Spring | Earth Day

I Send You Out
by Kelly Weisman Asprooth-Jackson
Closings | Closing Words

If I Should Die (and I will someday)
by Ken Nye
Readings

If I Should Die (and I will someday)
by Ken Nye
Readings

If I Were A Street Corner Evangelist
by Richard R. Davis
Sermons

If just for this hour
by Martha Kirby Capo
Openings | Opening Words | Variable | Association Sunday

If we would but allow the majesty of creation
by Stephan R. Papa
Closings | Closing Words

If you are proud of this church
by Michael A. Schuler
Closings | Closing Words

If you are who you were, we have failed
by Erik Walker Wikstrom
Closings | Closing Words | Variable | Association Sunday

If You Plant Ice, You’re Gonna Harvest Wind
by Peter Friedrichs
Sermons | Fall

If you woke this morning with a sorrow so heavy
by Judy Welles
Ceremonies | Other Rituals | Other Readings

Imagine yourself on a wide, flowing river in a small boat
by Susan Enzweiler
Meditations

Immanuel
by Sarah Movius Schurr
Meditations | Winter | Christmas Eve / Christmas

In a World Filled with Darkness
by Douglas John Traversa
Chalice

In memory of all the flames that didn't die
by Amarette Callaway
Chalice

In our hungering for meaning
by Bruce Southworth
Closings | Closing Words

In Our Time Together
by Betty Jo Middleton
Readings

In Praise of Technology & Social Media
by Karen Bellavance-Grace
Openings

In Praise of Weeds
by Peter Friedrichs
Sermons

In the end it won’t matter
by John C. Morgan
Closings | Closing Words

In the midst of a world
by Rebecca Parker
Meditations | Meditations

In the moments when Word is silence
by Susan L. Van Dreser
Meditations | Meditations

In the mystery of life about us there is light.
by George Kimmich Beach
Chalice

In the name of all that is good and holy
by Dana E. Worsnop
Meditations | Blessings | Spring | Coming of Age

In the river, the water continually flows
by John C. Morgan
Closings | Closing Words

In These Days of Fire
by John and Sarah Gibb Millspaugh
Meditations | Prayers

In this community
by Sydney K. Wilde
Closings | Closing Words

In this quiet hour may our spirits be renewed.
by Gary Kowalski
Openings | Opening Words

In this small flame dwell
by Jean L. Wahlstrom
Chalice | Winter

In this time of anticipated spring
by Terasa G. Cooley
Meditations | Meditations | Spring

In this time of anticipated spring
by Terasa G. Cooley
Meditations | Meditations | Spring

In This Time of Loss
by David Breeden
Chalice | Funerals / Memorials

In this time of meditation, may you rest in the grace of the world
by Martha L. Munson
Meditations | Meditations

In Unitarian Universalist Community
by David R. Chapman
Closings | Closing Words

Incandescent, the bright autumn leaf
by John H. Robinson, Jr.
Meditations | Prayers

Infinite Spirit of Life, we ask thy blessing on these
by Norbert Fabian Capek
Meditations | Blessings | Spring | Flower Communion

Ingathering
by Tamara Lebak
Openings | Opening Words | Fall | Homecoming / Ingathering

Interfaith Prayer for the World
by Claudene (Deane) Olivia
Meditations | Prayers

Into the Wilderness
by Sarah York
Meditations | Meditation Manuals

Is There A God Worthy of Your Worship?
by Susan Maginn
Sermons | Variable

It Is Good To Be Together
by Alison Wohler
Openings | Invocations

It is unfortunate that our society and its laws have not matured
by Kathleen E. Allan
Ceremonies

It is worthwhile to live and fight courageously for sacred ideals
by Norbert Fabian Capek
Meditations | Prayers | Spring | Flower Communion

It's Not Easy Being A Unitarian Universalist
by Charles Magistro
Readings

Jazz Funeral for the Old Year
by Melanie Morel-Ensminger
Ceremonies | Winter | New Year's Day

John Haynes Holmes
by Paul Sprecher
Stories

John Murray
by Kelly Weisman Asprooth-Jackson
Stories

Join hands
by Erika A. Hewitt
Closings | Benedictions

Join Hands - Join Spirits
by David R. Chapman
Meditations | Prayers

Keeping faith
by Raymond R. Nasemann
Closings | Benedictions

Keeping the Faith While Losing the Farm
by Justin S. Osterman
Sermons

Know that Love Is True
by Kim Adami
Readings | Other Readings

Labyrinth Walk for Healing the Gulf and Ourselves
by Melanie Morel-Ensminger
Services | Variable

Lament
by Peter Morales
Meditations | Prayers

Lamentación
by Peter Morales
Meditations | Prayers

Learn to Fly
by Amanda L. Aikman
Sermons

Learning the Principles by Heart
by Leslie Becknell
Sermons

Legacy Chalice Lighting
by Paul Sprecher
Chalice

Lemonade Adventure
by Naomi King
Stories | Summer

Lessons from the Kwanzaa Candles
by Gail Forsyth-Vail
Services | Winter | Kwanzaa

Let Me Die Laughing
by Mark Morrison-Reed
Readings

Let the Alleluias Rise Up
by Ellen Cooper
Sermons

Let there always be in the seasons of our lives
by Rolfe Gerhardt
Meditations | Meditations

Let there be a quiet time among us.
by Barbara Hamilton-Holway
Meditations | Meditations

Let there be joy in our coming together this morning.
by Carl G Seaburg
Openings | Opening Words

Let There Be Light
by Andrew Pakula
Chalice | Variable

Let there be light!
by Gordon B. McKeeman
Chalice

Let Us Be Humble
by Jay E. Abernathy, Jr.
Closings

Let us be united in the spirit of aspiration
by John Cummins
Meditations | Prayers

Let us bless and keep one another
by John C. Morgan
Closings | Benedictions

Let Us Bless the Earth
by Eric Williams
Ceremonies | Dedications / Blessings

Let us enter into a spirit of meditation.
by Linda M. Hansen
Meditations | Meditations

Let us go forth into the world
by Marjorie Newlin Leaming
Closings | Closing Words

Let us go out now into the sun-washed light
by Judy Welles
Closings | Benedictions | Spring

Let Us Hear, Let Us See, Let Us Be
by Ma. Theresa Gallardo
Meditations | Prayers

Let us join in a moment dedicated to that quiet power within us.
by Jay E. Abernathy, Jr.
Meditations | Meditations

Let us join in the exercise of silence
by Greta W. Crosby
Meditations

Let us look first to the response of love
by Maureen Killoran
Chalice

Let Us Make this Earth a Heaven
by Tess Baumberger
Meditations

Let us pause now to look inward
by Michael A. Schuler
Readings | Other Readings

Let us pray to the God
by Max A. Coots
Meditations | Prayers

Let Us Rest In This Peace
by Victoria Weinstein
Meditations | Prayers

Let Us Sing a Song to the Eternal
by Eric Williams
Openings

Let Us Sing a Song to the Eternal
by Eric Williams
Openings

Let us sing the magic of imagination
by Susan L. Van Dreser
Closings | Closing Words

Let yourself and not your words preach for you.
by Henri Frederic Amiel
Quotations

Like pendulums we swing from hunger to hunger
by Don W. Vaughn-Foerster
Meditations | Meditations

Listening
by Richard S. Gilbert
Columns

Listening for Our Song
by David S. Blanchard
Meditations | Meditation Manuals

Litany of Comfort for Blue Christmas
by Debra Faulk
Readings | Litanies | Winter | Christmas Eve / Christmas

Litany of Spring
by Addae Ama Kraba
Readings | Responsive Readings

Little Flame
by Kathryn Estey
Chalice

Living the Dream: A Sermon for Martin Luther King, Jr. Sunday
by Wendy von Zirpolo
Sermons

Living The UU Principles
by Karen J. Hirsch
Ceremonies | Other Rituals

Living With Contradictions
by Bruce A. Bode
Sermons

Living Your UUism
by Anonymous
Readings

Long ago the chalice of communion wine was set apart for the priests alone.
by Maryell Cleary
Chalice

Look to the Children
by Pat Hoertdoerfer
Services | Fall | Children's Sabbath

Looking For Love in All The Wrong Places
by David S. Blanchard
Readings

Lord of all being,
by Michael A. Schuler
Meditations | Prayers

Lovable and Loved
by Dawn Cooley
Closings | Benedictions

Love In Tangible Form
by Susan Karlson
Readings | Offerings

Love in the Open
by Sara Campbell
Sermons

Love: past and present
by Duncan Metcalfe Eric Loftman
Services | Other Rituals | Variable

Loving spirit,
by Gary Kowalski
Meditations | Prayers

Making Love
by Ken Nye
Readings

Many of the past generation and many of today...
by Sophia Lyon Fahs
Meditations | Prayers | Other Readings

Many of the past generation and many of today...
by Sophia Lyon Fahs
Chalice

Many of the past generation and many of today...
by Sophia Lyon Fahs
Meditations | Prayers

Many of us, O God,
by Richard M. Fewkes
Meditations

Many Paths
by Martha Kirby Capo
Openings | Opening Words | Variable | Association Sunday

Marginal Wisdom
by Leslie Takahashi Morris
Readings

Marmalade[A story about reconciliation]
by Orlanda R. Brugnola
Stories | Variable

Marmalade[A story about reconciliation]
by Orlanda R. Brugnola
Stories | Variable

Mattering
by Mark Hicks
Readings | Variable | Association Sunday

May God—the mind that sees our faults,
by Max A. Coots
Chalice

May Love Permeate
by Becca Reynolds
Closings | Closing Words

May means Mother’s Day
by Katie Lee Crane
Readings | Spring | Mother's Day

May our faith sustain us
by Jim Wickman
Closings | Benedictions

May our lives be blest
by Paul H. Beattie
Closings | Benedictions

May our time together renew our hope
by Calvin O. Dame
Readings | Affirmations / Covenants / Doxologies

May the love that gives to life its beauty
by George G. Brooks
Closings | Benedictions

May the love that is the doctrine of this church
by Kenneth R. Warren
Closings | Closing Words

May the love that overcomes all differences
by Frederick E. Gillis
Closings | Benedictions

May the prayers of our hearts
by Phyllis B. O'Connell
Closings | Benedictions

May the quality of our lives
by Philip Randall Giles
Closings | Closing Words

May the Songs We Sing
by Eric Williams
Closings | Benedictions

May the Spirit of Love Be
by Eric Williams
Closings | Benedictions | Blessings

May the Waters Gathered Here
by Susan Karlson
Ceremonies | Closing Words

May this flame,
by Bets Wienecke
Chalice

May we be aware of our weaknesses
by Robert T. Dick
Closings | Closing Words | Affirmations / Covenants / Doxologies

May We Be Keepers of Thy Flame
by Richard S. Gilbert
Chalice

May we come into this building hallowed
by Kenneth R. Warren
Openings | Opening Words

May we go forth from this place
by Charles A. Howe
Closings

May we hear the melody of life
by Joseph Cleveland
Closings | Benedictions

May we leave this place
by Bets Wienecke
Closings | Closing Words

May we light this chalice to honor our past:
by George G. Brooks
Chalice

May we look with gratitude upon this day,
by Michael R. Leduc
Meditations | Meditations

May we look with gratitude upon this day,
by Michael R. Leduc
Meditations | Meditations

May we never rest
by John Cummins
Closings | Closing Words

May we open ourselves ever more fully to that Eternal Mystery
by Carol Meyer
Meditations | Blessings

May You Be Filled
by Eric Williams
Closings | Benedictions

May Your Pillow Catch Fire!
by Scott Alexander
Sermons

Meditation for a Beautiful Day
by Sara Campbell
Meditations | Meditations

Meditation for a Building Dedication
by Carol Allman-Morton
Meditations

Meditation for a New Year
by Amanda Poppei
Meditations | Meditations | Winter | New Year's Day

Meditation for an Intergenerational Service
by Axel H. Gehrmann
Meditations | Meditations

Meditation for Beginning
by Judith L. Quarles
Meditations | Meditations | New Year's Day

Meditation for Mother's Day
by Jeffrey B. Symynkywicz
Meditations | Meditations | Spring | Mother's Day

Meditation for the Sunday near the Yom Kippur
by Elizabeth M. Strong
Meditations | Meditations

Meditation on Broken Hearts
by Thomas Rhodes
Meditations | Meditations | Variable

Meditation on Eternal Life
by Thomas Rhodes
Meditations | Meditations | Variable

Meditation on Flower Communion Sunday
by William B. Rice
Meditations | Meditations | Spring | Flower Communion

Meditation on Forgiveness (a ritual for Yom Kippur)
by Jay E. Abernathy, Jr.
Ceremonies | Fall | Yom Kippur

Meditation on Goodness
by Samuel A. Trumbore
Meditations | Responsive Readings

Meditation on Hands
by Christine C. Robinson
Meditations | Meditations

Meditation on Letting Go
by Thomas Rhodes
Meditations | Meditations | Variable

Meditation on Letting Go
by Carol Allman-Morton
Meditations

Meditation on Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
by Edward Harris
Stories | Winter | Christmas Eve / Christmas

Meditation on Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
by Edward Harris
Stories | Winter | Christmas Eve / Christmas

Meditation on Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer - for all ages
by Edward Harris
Meditations | Meditations | Winter | Christmas Eve / Christmas

Meditation on the Equinox
by Thomas Rhodes
Meditations | Meditations | Variable

Meditation on Winter Celebrations
by Elizabeth M. Strong
Meditations | Meditations | Winter

Meditation/Prayer for Uganda
by Sarah Lammert
Meditations

Meeting the Messiah
by Jeffrey B. Symynkywicz
Readings | Winter | Christmas Eve / Christmas

Memorial Day
by Charles F. Flagg
Chalice | Spring | Memorial Day

Memorial Day Prayer
by Barbara J. Pescan
Meditations | Prayers | Spring | Memorial Day

Mindful of our highest aspirations
by Rebecca A. Edmiston-Lange
Closings | Closing Words

MLK Day Prayer
by Paul S. Sawyer
Meditations | Prayers | Winter | Martin Luther King Sunday

MLK Jr.: Lessons in Leadership
by Anthony David
Sermons

Moment of Truth
by Sara Campbell
Sermons

Mother's Day Chalice Lighting
by Claudene (Deane) Olivia
Chalice

Mother's Day Prayer
by Kathleen Rolenz
Meditations | Prayers | Spring | Mother's Day

Mother's Day Proclamation
by Julia Ward Howe
Readings | Spring | Mother's Day

Mother's Day Proclamation
by Julia Ward Howe
Readings | Spring | Mother's Day

Motherless Child
by Amy Bowden Freedman
Openings | Responsive Readings

Mouse and Crow
by Kelly Weisman Asprooth-Jackson
Stories

Much of ministry is a benediction
by Susan Manker-Seale
Closings | Closing Words

Music & Mediation: Resolving Conflict in a Warring World
by Bret Lortie
Sermons

My Father's Things
by Ken Nye
Readings

New Light
by Charles A. Howe
Chalice | Winter

New Member Covenant
by Laura Ruth Randall
Ceremonies

New Members Words of Welcome
by Victoria Weinstein
Readings | Affirmations / Covenants / Doxologies | Spring

Next Time Around
by Wayne B. Arnason
Sermons

Next Time Around
by Wayne B. Arnason
Sermons

No One Is Empty-Handed
by Ma. Theresa Gustilo Gallardo
Readings | Offerings | Variable

Now
by Clifford Martin Reed
Meditations | Prayers

Now may our wisdom show itself
by Philip Randall Giles
Closings

Now may the love of truth guide you
by Jane E. Mauldin
Closings | Benedictions

Now, in shared quietness,
by Anne E. Treadwell
Meditations | Meditations | Spring | Passover (Pesach)

Nurture This Precious Light
by Naomi King
Readings | Responsive Readings

O Deep Mystery of our lives
by Sheldon W. Bennett
Meditations | Prayers | Prayers

O divine source of love,
by Judy Welles
Meditations | Prayers | Spring | Mother's Day

O God of life,
by Richard Trudeau
Meditations | Prayers

O God, we beseech you
by Anne E. Treadwell
Closings | Benedictions | Prayers

O God, whom we know as love,
by Wayne B. Arnason
Meditations | Prayers

O light of life,
by Samuel A. Trumbore
Chalice

O One, for whom words to describe
by Kenneth Claus
Meditations | Prayers

O Send Forth Me
by Tess Baumberger
Meditations

O Source of life and love,
by Bruce Southworth
Meditations | Prayers

O Spirit of life, let us resolve to move on with our lives
by David G. Sammons
Readings | Other Readings

O Thou whose power we see in the stars
by Charles A. Howe
Meditations | Prayers

O Thou whose voice speaks from within the heart and soul
by Philip Larson
Meditations | Prayers

O Thou, whose kingdom is within,
by Jacob Trapp
Meditations | Prayers

Obama-Nation
by John L Young
Sermons

Odd Arrangements and Funny Solutions
by Helen Lutton Cohen
Sermons

Offering Call for a Community Seeking Change
by Naomi King
Readings | Offerings

Offering Call For A Community Seeking Change
by Naomi King
Readings | Offerings

Offering Call for Growing Our Diversity
by Naomi King
Readings | Offerings | Variable | Association Sunday

Offering Call For Growing Our Diversity
by Naomi King
Readings | Offerings

Oh Divine Spirit,
by Tess Baumberger
Meditations | Prayers | Litanies

Oh, God of Many Moments
by Tess Baumberger
Meditations | Prayers

Oil On The Water: a lament
by Kathleen McTigue
Sermons | Variable

On a Winter Morning
by Barbara Cheatham
Openings | Opening Words

On Being An "Issue"
by Sue Phillips Keene
Sermons

On Being Asked to Change 'Black Lives Matter' to 'All Lives Matter'
by Dan Schatz
Readings

On Being Scared
by Jane Ranney Rzepka
Meditations | Meditation Manuals

On The Brink
by Leslie Takahashi Morris
Chalice

On Veterans Day
by Karen Bellavance-Grace
Meditations | Prayers

Once More
by Amy Bowden Freedman
Openings | Opening Words | Spring

One of the old ones stood up into the morning light
by Barbara J. Pescan
Openings | Opening Words

Open Our Hearts With Love
by Naomi King
Readings | Responsive Readings

Opening Words
by Daniel Kanter
Openings

Opening Words
by Daniel Kanter
Openings

Opening Words for a Blessing of the Animals
by Susan Karlson
Openings | Opening Words

Opening Words for a Leadership Team Worship
by Gina Whitaker
Openings | Opening Words | Responsive Readings

Opening Words for Flower Communion Sunday
by Thomas Rhodes
Openings | Opening Words | Spring | Flower Communion

Opening Words for the Summer Solstice
by B. Leslie Koons
Openings | Opening Words

Ordination Prayer
by William E. Gardner
Meditations | Prayers

Our Ancestors
by Keith Kron
Sermons

Our eyes and minds turn now
by Norman V. Naylor
Closings | Closing Words

Our House
by Michael DeVernon Boblett
Chalice | Blessings

Our House
by Michael DeVernon Boblett
Meditations | Blessings

Our House - Building Dedication
by Paul H. Beattie
Meditations | Blessings

Our prophets died for the freedom of faith;
by Heather K. Janules
Chalice | Opening Words

Our time in this place
by Kathy A. Huff
Closings | Closing Words

Out of a troubled world
by Andrew M. Hill
Meditations | Prayers

Out of the Box Worship
by Sonya Sukalski
Services | Other Rituals | Variable

Pastoral Prayer
by Wayne B. Arnason
Meditations | Prayers

Pastoral Prayer
by Krista Taves
Meditations | Prayers

Pastoral Prayer for the Gulf Region
by Melanie Morel-Ensminger
Meditations | Variable

Pastoral Thought: December 16, 2001
by Tess Baumberger
Meditations

Patriotism
by Robert Meyerson
Sermons

Peace Making Benediction
by Samuel A. Trumbore
Closings | Benedictions

Peace Making Benediction
by Samuel A. Trumbore
Closings | Benedictions | Closing Words

Peace, Justice and the Wisdom to Know the Difference
by Susan Maginn
Sermons

Performing God
by Kelly Weisman Asprooth-Jackson
Sermons

Poor and Rich, Rich and Poor
by Vail E. Weller
Sermons | Variable

Poor and Rich, Rich and Poor
by Vail E. Weller
Sermons | Variable

Popularity
by David O. Rankin
Meditations | Meditations

Praise the sun, the moon, the stars
by Kathy A. Huff
Readings | Affirmations / Covenants / Doxologies

Prayer
by Bruce Southworth
Meditations | Prayers

Prayer for a Busy God
by Thomas Rhodes
Meditations | Prayers | Variable

Prayer for a Children's Sunday and Flower Communion
by Sheldon W. Bennett
Meditations | Prayers | Spring | Children's / Religious Education Sunday

Prayer for a Drop in the Bucket
by Amy Morgenstern
Closings | Benedictions

Prayer for All Who Mother
by Victoria Weinstein
Meditations | Prayers | Spring | Mother's Day

Prayer for Candle Lighting on Christmas Eve
by Lisa Rubin
Meditations | Other Rituals | Winter | Christmas Eve / Christmas

Prayer for Canvass Sunday
by Victoria Weinstein
Meditations | Prayers | Spring | Canvass Sunday

Prayer for Christmas Eve
by Anya Sammler-Michael
Meditations | Prayers | Winter | Christmas Eve / Christmas

Prayer for Congregational Meeting
by Lori Gorgas Hlaban
Meditations | Prayers

Prayer for dedication of new home built by Women Build - Habitat for Humanity
by Carie J. Johnsen
Meditations | Prayers

Prayer for Easter Sunday
by Wayne B. Arnason
Meditations | Prayers | Spring | Easter

Prayer for joys and concerns
by Tess Baumberger
Meditations | Prayers

Prayer for Martin Luther King Jr. Sunday
by Kathleen Rolenz
Meditations | Prayers | Winter | Martin Luther King Sunday

Prayer for Martin Luther King, Jr., Sunday
by Wayne B. Arnason
Meditations | Prayers | Winter | Martin Luther King Sunday

Prayer for Memorial Day
by Wayne B. Arnason
Meditations | Prayers | Spring | Memorial Day

Prayer for MLK Sunday or Marches
by Audette Fulbright Fulson
Meditations | Prayers

Prayer for MLK Sunday or Marches
by Audette Fulbright Fulson
Meditations | Prayers

Prayer for Mother's Day
by Wayne B. Arnason
Meditations | Prayers | Spring | Mother's Day

PRAYER FOR NOVEMBER 14, 2003
by Kathleen Rolenz
Meditations | Prayers

Prayer for our Children
by Robert F. Kaufmann
Readings | Other Readings

Prayer for St. Louis after Ferguson
by Krista Taves
Meditations | Prayers

Prayer for the Coming of Age Service
by Paul Langston-Daley
Meditations | Prayers

Prayer for the Installation of a Minister
by Kathleen Rolenz
Meditations | Prayers

Prayer for the Journey
by Krista Taves
Meditations | Prayers

Prayer for the Morning
by Audette Fulbright Fulson
Meditations | Prayers

Prayer for the Opening of the Coming of Age Program
by Paul Langston-Daley
Meditations | Prayers

Prayer for those Gathered in Worship
by Barbara J. Pescan
Meditations | Meditation Manuals | Prayers

Prayer for Travelers / Oración Para Los Viajeros
by Angela Herrera
Meditations | Prayers

Prayer for Travelers / Oración Para Los Viajeros
by Angela Herrera
Meditations | Prayers

Prayer for Two Voices
by Tandi Koerger
Meditations | Prayers | Variable

Prayer for UN Sunday
by Wayne B. Arnason
Meditations | Prayers

Prayer in Response to 2010 Earthquake in Haiti
by John Millspaugh
Meditations | Prayers | Variable

Prayer in Time of Transition
by Julianne Lepp
Meditations | Prayers | Variable

Prayer of Hope and Healing
by Chrystal Hogan
Meditations | Prayers

Prayer of Leaves
by Andrew M. Hill
Meditations | Prayers | Winter | Christmas Eve / Christmas

Prayer of Purpose and Inner Fire
by Tamara Lebak
Meditations | Prayers

Prayer of the Earth
by Andrew M. Hill
Meditations | Prayers | Winter | Christmas Eve / Christmas

Prayer Poem to the Names of God
by Richard M. Fewkes
Meditations

Prayer: Chalice Circle
by Kathy Underwood
Services

Psalm 23: A Prayer Dialogue between Chaplain and Patient
by Robin L. Zucker
Meditations | Prayers

Psalm 23: A Prayer Dialogue between Chaplain and Patient
by Robin L. Zucker
Meditations | Prayers

Putting "Labor" Back in Labor Day
by David Breeden
Sermons | Fall | Labor Day

Rabbit Looks For God
by Kelly Weisman Asprooth-Jackson
Stories

Radical Hospitality
by Marilyn Sewell
Sermons | Variable | Association Sunday

Rainbow Pride Maypole
by Scott A. Roberts
Services

Rank by Rank (additional verse)
by Kendyl Gibbons
Music | Hymns

RE Teacher Dedication
by Liz Jones and Barbara Wells and Cindy Leitner
Ceremonies

RE Teacher Dedication
by Liz Jones and Barbara Wells and Cindy Leitner
Ceremonies

Re-Imagining the American Dream
by Marilyn J. Sewell
Sermons

Reach the Place of Self
by Ma. Theresa Gustilo Gallardo
Openings | Opening Words | Variable

Reading for four voices and unison response
by Sydney A. Morris
Readings | Affirmations / Covenants / Doxologies | Spring | Earth Day

Receive, O Mystery, the words of our hearts.
by Lindsay Bates
Meditations | Prayers

Reception
by Nancy Shaffer
Meditations | Meditations | Spring | Children's / Religious Education Sunday

Recognition of Volunteers: A Litany
by Jay Libby
Readings | Litanies

Reflection on the UUA Purpose and Principles
by Michael E. Sallwasser
Openings | Opening Words

Reflections
by Eric Kaminetzky
Ceremonies | Other Rituals

Reflections From The River
by Burton D. Carley
Columns | Variable

Reimagining the Christmas Story – A Metanoia Moment
by David A. Miller
Sermons | Winter | Christmas Eve / Christmas

Religion in the Ribbons
by Ken Nye
Readings | Winter | Christmas Eve / Christmas

Reluctant Goodbyes
by Kaaren Solveig Anderson
Readings | Meditation Manuals

Remaining Awake Through A Great Revolution
by Scott Sammler-Michael
Sermons

Remembering our spiritual, courageous ancestors
by Rhys Williams
Closings | Closing Words

Remembering that the universe is so much larger
by Marjorie Newlin Leaming
Closings | Closing Words

Reminded that we are part and participants of the Universe
by Norman V. Naylor
Closings | Closing Words

Resisting Reasonable Atrocity
by David Schwartz
Sermons

Responsive Blessing of the Animals
by Christine C. Robinson
Meditations | Blessings

Responsive Reading by Parents and Youth
Readings | Responsive Readings | Spring | Coming of Age

Retirement Recognition
by Carol Hepokoski
Ceremonies | Other Rituals

Rite of Passage Liturgy
by Anonymous
Services

Ritual for The Day of the Dead/All Souls
by Christine C. Robinson
Readings | Other Readings | Fall | All Souls Day / Dia De Los Muertos

Ritual for the New Year
by Joan Kahn-Schneider
Ceremonies | Winter | New Year's Day

Rosh Hashanah Benediction
by Amy Zucker Morgenstern
Closings | Benedictions | Fall | Rosh Hashanah

Sabbath Invitation
by John Millspaugh
Openings | Opening Words

Sacred
by Robin Gray
Chalice

Safe and Profoundly Unsound
by Victoria E. Safford
Sermons

Saving Souls
by Joanne Giannino
Sermons

School of the Americas
by Joseph Lyons
Services | Other Rituals | Variable

Seasons of Our Lives
by Richard M. Fewkes
Openings

Seasons of Our Lives
by Richard M. Fewkes
Openings

September Meditation
by Burton D. Carley
Meditations | Meditations

Share the Wealth
by Roy Phillips
Readings

Sharing a Journey
by Lisa Sargent
Sermons

She Guides Us
by Jamie Goodwin
Meditations | Meditations

Shine!
by Mary Edes
Closings | Closing Words

Simply Cherish The Earth
by William F. Schulz
Readings | Responsive Readings

Singing in the Night
by David O. Rankin
Meditations | Prayers | Meditation Manuals

Singing It Back
by Beth Graham
Sermons

Skit for Famous UU Women
by Susan Jhirad
Stories | Plays

So do your work in the world that others may do their work better.
by Felix Adler
Quotations

Solstice Prayer
by Sara Eileen LaWall
Meditations | Prayers | Winter | Winter Solstice / Yule

Some came here looking for solace.
by Mel Harkrader-Pine
Readings | Litanies

Some days dark tremors sweep across our lives.
by George Kimmich Beach
Meditations | Meditations | Prayers

Some of us are struggling with sorrow or grief
by Jay Atkinson
Readings | Responsive Readings

Some people say that Jesus is the light of the world.
by Rebecca A. Edmiston-Lange
Readings | Litanies | Winter | Martin Luther King Sunday

Someone for Peace (a story about Emily Greene Balch)
by Denise Tracy
Stories

Sometimes we do what is wrong.
by Linda Anderson
Readings | Other Readings

Soul Lifts
by Tess Baumberger
Meditations | Meditations

Source of life and death, ground of all being,
by Richard M. Fewkes
Meditations | Prayers

Speaking the Language of the Living Tradition
by Elizabeth Ketcham
Columns

Speaking the Language of the Living Tradition
by Elizabeth Ketcham
Columns

Speaking With Your Money
by Lynn M. Acquafondata
Sermons

Special Collection for Partner Church Sunday
by Unitarian Universalist Partner Church Council
Readings | Offerings

Special Ingathering Ritual with Calling of Directions
by Jane Altman Page
Openings | Invocations | Fall | Homecoming / Ingathering

Spirit of creative good, be with us
by Virginia P. Knowles
Meditations | Prayers

Spirit of life -- mysterious power in all creation
by Andrew C. Backus
Meditations

Spirit of life and hope,
by Clarke Dewey Wells
Openings

Spirit of life and love
by Amarette Callaway
Meditations | Prayers

Spirit of life and love,
by Sydney K. Wilde
Meditations | Prayers

Spirit of life and love, we have gathered here in search of answers to hard questions.
by Sue Ayer
Openings

Spirit of life, be present with us
by Kathy A. Huff
Openings

Spirit of life, bring to us beauty
by Judith L. Quarles
Meditations | Prayers | Spring

Spirit of life, come to us to break down barriers
by Rhys Williams
Openings

Spirit of life, we are joined today in a moment of gratitude for a perfect fall day
by Kerry Meuller
Meditations | Prayers | Fall

Spirit of life, we come from different spaces.
by Tony A. Larsen
Meditations | Prayers

Spirit of life, we come together this Easter morning
by Ruth E. Gibson
Meditations | Prayers | Spring | Easter

Spirit of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., 2009
by Mark Ward
Sermons

Spirit of the Harvest
by Gary Kowalski
Meditations | Prayers | Fall | Thanksgiving

Spiritual Holiday Season
by Daniel Kanter
Readings

Spring
by Charles F. Flagg
Readings | Responsive Readings | Spring

Spring Surprise: Interactive story written for an Easter Service
by Kirsty Johnson
Readings | Other Readings | Spring | Easter

Stability
by John A Buehrens
Sermons

Stand and silently watch the world go by—and it will.
by Anonymous
Quotations

Stand By This Faith
by Naomi King
Sermons

Standing in a River of Love
by Mark Stringer
Sermons | Variable

Standing on the Side of Love
by Fred Small
Sermons | Variable

Standing on the Side of Love
by Thom Belote
Sermons | Variable

Standing on the Side of Love
by Lisa Friedman
Sermons | Variable

Standing on the Side of Love- Re-imagining Valentines Day
by Julie-Ann Silberman-Bunn
Sermons

Standing on the Side of Love: A Sermon for Yom Kippur
by James Ishmael Ford
Sermons | Fall | Yom Kippur

Standing on The Side of Love: Immigration
by Kendyl R. Gibbons
Sermons

Standing on the Side of Love: A Story for All Ages
by Mandy Neff
Stories | Variable

Staring Back
by Anonymous
Sermons

Still There is Light
by Nadine McSpadden
Chalice

Stirred by the Spirit
by Tess Baumberger
Meditations | Meditations

Struggle and Joy
by Vance Bass
Chalice

Super Tiny
by Sunshine Jeremiah Wolfe
Stories

Symbol of Light Chalice Lighting
by Elizabeth M. Strong
Chalice

T is for Turkey and Tofu
by M. Maureen Killoran
Chalice | Fall | Thanksgiving

T’ai Chi: The Story of Its Beginning
by Denise Tracy
Stories

T-ball Dog
by John Manwell
Stories

Table Grace
by Elizabeth L. Greene
Meditations | Prayers

Tai Chi
by Kathy Underwood
Services

Take Courage Friends
by Wayne B. Arnason
Closings

Take from life its coals, not its ashes.
by Laurel S. Sheridan
Chalice | Opening Words

Talking About Death
by Helen Lutton Cohen
Sermons

Teach my heart healing words.
by Samuel A. Trumbore
Meditations | Prayers

Tending the Fire of our Spirit
by Samuel A. Trumbore
Meditations | Meditations | Variable

Territorial Acknowledgment
by Sean Neil-Barron
Openings

Testifying—a reading for five voices
by Mark Hicks
Readings | Plays | Variable | Association Sunday

Thank God, a Universalist! A story about Rev. Rasnake
by Denise Tracy
Stories

Thankful Dogs: A Story for All Ages
by Naomi King
Stories | Fall | Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Meditation
by Elizabeth M. Strong
Meditations | Meditations

Thanksgiving Sermon
by Scott Alexander
Sermons

That which abides
by Martha Kirby Capo
Chalice | Variable | Association Sunday

That which is worthy of doing
by Steve J. Crump
Closings | Closing Words

The Answer I Wish I'd Given!
by Erika A. Hewitt
Sermons

The Best Christmas Ever
by Orlanda R. Brugnola
Stories | Winter | Christmas Eve / Christmas

The Chalice is a Symbol
by Debra Faulk
Chalice | Variable

The chalice lit amongst us is a beacon
by Debra Faulk
Chalice | Variable

The Challenge of Hope
by Elizabeth M. Strong
Sermons

The Christian In Me
by Bruce Clear
Sermons

The church is a body.
by Victoria Weinstein
Meditations | Prayers

The Communion Prayer
by Norbert Fabian Capek
Meditations | Prayers | Spring | Flower Communion

The Congregation responds with Live in me, Spirit of Life
by Joel Miller
Meditations | Prayers

The conscious choice
by Martha Kirby Capo
Openings | Opening Words | Variable | Association Sunday

The Current and Future State of Ethnic Relations
by Blane Harding
Sermons

The Death of American Innocence
by Tess Baumberger
Meditations

The Deep Well of Appreciation
by Marta I. Valentin
Meditations | Prayers

The Deep Well of Appreciation
by Marta I. Valentin
Meditations | Prayers

The Didache...Re-Imaged
by Kenneth Claus
Meditations | Prayers

The Diet Debate
by John Corrado
Sermons

The Earth is Warming
by Susan Archer
Openings

The element of fire represents passion, veracity, authenticity, and vitality.
by Sarah Lammert
Chalice

The Fierce Urgency of Now
by Robert M. Hardies
Sermons

The Fine Art of the Good Guest
by Jeffrey Lockwood
Meditations | Meditation Manuals

The Fire Is Not About Money
by Kate Bortner
Readings | Offerings

The Fire of Commitment
by Paul Sprecher
Chalice

The Force of Truth
by Ma. Theresa Gustilo Gallardo
Closings | Closing Words | Variable

The Glove in the Subway
by Jane Ranney Rzepka
Readings

The Good Fridays of Our Lives
by Andrew Pakula
Closings | Benedictions | Variable | Good Friday

The Great Pie-Rat Controversy
by Naomi King
Stories | Variable

The Happy Accident
by Carie J. Johnsen
Readings

The Hardest Thing
by Lucas Hergert
Readings

The Healing Cup: The Story of the Flaming Chalice
by Noreen Kimball
Readings | Other Readings

The Healing Moment
by Elizabeth Tarbox
Meditations | Meditation Manuals

The Home That Love Made
by Amanda Poppei
Meditations | Meditations | Fall | Homecoming / Ingathering

The Humanist In Me
by Bruce Clear
Sermons

The Idiocy of Flight
by Jane Ranney Rzepka
Readings

The Inauguration of a New Day
by Brent A. Smith
Sermons

The Invitation
by Teresa Schwartz
Meditations

The Kindness of Lo Mein
by Kaaren Solveig Anderson
Meditations | Meditations

The Kindness of Lo Mein
by Kaaren Solveig Anderson
Readings

The King Legacy: A Call for Creative Maladjustment
by Sara Campbell
Sermons

The Land of Enough
by Cecilia Kingman Miller
Sermons

The Lifelong Goal
by David Hicks MacPherson
Closings

The Light of Truth
by Richard M. Fewkes
Chalice

The Light That Shines Out Of A Life
by Dennis J. Daniel
Sermons

The Lord bless you and keep you
by Charles C. Forman
Closings | Benedictions

The Lord's Prayer (Revised)
by Gary Kowalski
Meditations | Prayers

The Lord's Prayer revised
by Fred F. Keip, Jr.
Meditations | Prayers

The Lord's Prayer Revisited
by Daniel Kanter
Meditations

The May Weavers
by Alex Rollin
Services | Other Rituals | Spring | May Day / Beltane

The meaning of Christmas to a Unitarian Universalist
by Lenny Scovel
Openings | Opening Words | Winter | Christmas Eve / Christmas

The meaning of the chalice
by Martha Kirby Capo
Chalice | Variable | Association Sunday

The Meaning of the Solstice
by Barbara Wells ten Hove
Meditations | Winter | Winter Solstice / Yule

The Moment of Magic
by Victoria E. Safford
Meditations | Meditations | Winter

The moment of prayer is an invitation
by Earl K Holt III
Meditations | Meditations

The morning's offering
by Erik Walker Wikstrom
Readings | Offerings | Variable

The Most Important Number on Earth
by Fred Small
Sermons | Variable

The Offering As Hospitality
by Victoria Weinstein
Readings | Offerings

The Offering as Pastoral Ministry
by Victoria Weinstein
Readings | Offerings

The Offering is a sacrament of the free church
by Victoria Weinstein
Readings | Offerings

The Ones Who Ever Win
by Eileen B. Karpeles
Openings | Opening Words

The Other Side of the Pond
by Jan Carlsson-Bull
Sermons | Fall

The Peace Not Past Understanding
by Gary Kowalski
Meditations | Prayers

The Power of Language, the Language of Power
by Devorah Greenstein
Sermons

The Quiet and the Calm
by Jay E. Abernathy, Jr.
Meditations

The Rainbow Prayer
by Andrew M. Hill
Meditations | Prayers | Winter | Christmas Eve / Christmas

The Rocky Shores of Memory
by Paul Boothby
Sermons | Variable

The Sacred Heart
by Christopher A. Rothbauer
Openings

The Sacred Hour
by Christopher A. Rothbauer
Openings

The Services Of John Vlahos
by John Vlahos
Services

The Ship of State
by Jeff Liebmann
Closings | Closing Words

The Shoemaker’s Window
by Patrick T O'Neill
Sermons

The Spiritual Imperative of Choice
by Krista Taves
Sermons

The Spiritual Imperative of Choice
by Krista Taves
Sermons

The stars in the pews
by Erik Walker Wikstrom
Chalice | Variable | Association Sunday

The Struggle For Freedom
by Paul Sprecher
Chalice

The Symbol of our Shared Faith
by Paul Stephan Dodenhoff
Chalice

The Tao of iPod
by Anne Welsbacher
Sermons | Variable

The Theist In Me
by Bruce Clear
Sermons

The Tomb Is Empty
by Carl Scovel
Readings | Other Readings | Spring | Easter

The Truth That Makes Us Free
by Anonymous
Closings | Closing Words

The Urge to Evolve
by Samuel A. Trumbore
Meditations | Other Readings

The Web of Life
by Bruce Callander
Music | Hymns

The Web of Life
by Robert T. Weston
Meditations | Meditation Manuals

The Woman Who Outshone The Sun
by Nancy Jilk
Stories | Plays | Spring | Earth Day

The Womb of Stars
by Joy Atkinson
Readings | Responsive Readings

The workshop of character is everyday life.
by Anonymous
Quotations

The World Is Too Beautiful
by Eric Williams
Closings | Benedictions

The worship of the gathered community is now ended
by Gordon B. McKeeman
Closings

The Young People in the Church
by Marion Shutter
Sermons

Theodore Parker: Outcast Hero
by Helen Lutton Cohen
Sermons

There Are Miles Behind You
by Andrew Pakula
Closings | Closing Words | Benedictions | Variable

There are some heights to which we have not risen, and never will
by Paul H. Bicknell
Openings | Opening Words

There is Light
by Eric Williams
Chalice

There Is Room For You Here
by Mary Edes
Meditations | Prayers

There is, finally, only one thing required of us
by Kendyl R. Gibbons
Closings | Closing Words

There's a Hole In The Bottom Of The Sea
by Christina Larson
Music | Variable

These Bodies, These Blessings
by Erika A. Hewitt
Openings | Prayers

They Say I Am Illegal
by Julia Hamilton
Readings | Responsive Readings

They Take Our Jobs! reflecting on immigration
by James C. Leech
Sermons

This Is How We Are Called
by Kimberley Beyer-Nelson
Meditations | Meditations | Spring | Earth Day

This light we kindle
by Audette Fulbright Fulson
Chalice

this purest of flames
by Martha Kirby Capo
Chalice | Variable | Association Sunday

Thou that hearest, listen
by Barbara J. Pescan
Meditations | Prayers

Thou who are the heart of being, we come together but often feel alone
by John H. Robinson, Jr.
Readings | Other Readings

Thou who art the vital center of our lives
by Alan G. Deale
Meditations

Thou who knows the secrets hidden within all hearts
by Jerry Goddard
Meditations | Prayers

Three Things
by Jan Taddeo
Meditations | Meditations

Through our temporary lives
by Carl G Seaburg
Closings | Closing Words

Tis the Season
by M. Maureen Killoran
Meditations | Meditations | Winter | Advent

Title Poems from 'Singing The Journey'
by Jaco ten Hove
Readings

To be human is to be aware of our separation
by Thomas Fritts
Readings | Other Readings

To blanket the world
by Erik Walker Wikstrom
Closings | Closing Words | Variable | Association Sunday

To Do Is To Be
by Anonymous
Closings

To face the world's shadows, a chalice of light.
by Lindsay Bates
Chalice

To Honor The Teachings of Jesus
by Paul Sprecher
Chalice

To pass the peace
by Clarke Dewey Wells
Closings | Closing Words

To the Blessings of this Season
by Ken Sawyer
Meditations | Meditations

To the Death of Michael Brown: We Bear Witness
by Theresa Soto
Readings | Responsive Readings

To the God above God we turn our thoughts in meditation.
by Gary Kowalski
Meditations | Meditations

To this house we come bringing our boldest dreams
by Lawrence E. McGinty
Openings | Opening Words

To Water in Excelsis
by Richard M. Fewkes
Closings | Closing Words

Today we celebrate a dream awakening.
by Elizabeth M. Strong
Openings | Opening Words

Today We Honor You
by Jaynn Truran
Ceremonies | Other Rituals | Responsive Readings

Too often, God, we have ignored you.
by Amy McKenzie Quinn
Meditations | Prayers

Traditional Transylvanian Blessing
by Unitarian Universalist Partner Church Council
Meditations | Blessings

Traditional Transylvanian Blessing (Hungarian first – English follows)
by Unitarian Universalist Partner Church Council
Meditations | Blessings

Transgender Day of Remembrance Prayer
by Sunshine Wolfe
Meditations | Prayers

Transgender Rite of Passage
by Del Mulhern
Ceremonies | Other Rituals | Variable

Truck Driver
by Gordon B. McKeeman
Readings

Ultimate Grace
by Ma. Theresa Gallardo
Openings | Invocations

Unison Reading on Our Heritage
by Leslie Takahashi Morris
Readings

Unison Reading on Our Heritage
by Leslie Takahashi Morris
Readings

Unitarian Confessional to the Ute Indians
by Nathan C. Walker
Readings | Fall | Thanksgiving

Unitarian Universalist Confession
by Mary Edes
Meditations | Prayers

Unitarian Universalists, Cats and Dogs
by Christopher Buice
Sermons

Universal Spirit of love, O God within each one of us
by Dorothy May Emerson
Meditations | Prayers

Unto that which is noblest in each of us we make appeal.
by Edward A. Frost
Readings | Affirmations / Covenants / Doxologies

UU Heritage Chalice Lighting
by Elizabeth M. Strong
Chalice

UU Leader's Prayer
by Kirk Bogue and District Board
Meditations | Prayers

Veterans Day Invocation
by Karen Bellavance-Grace
Meditations | Prayers

Vigil for the Gulf
by Darcey Elizabeth Hegvik Laine
Services | Variable

Wait like the world is about to turn
by Annie Gonzalez Milliken
Readings

Waiting in the Garden
by Scott Alexander
Sermons

Waiting in the Garden
by Scott Alexander
Sermons

Waiting in the Garden
by Scott Alexander
Sermons

Wake up O my Soul
by Ma. Theresa Gustilo Gallardo
Readings | Responsive Readings

Walk softly
by Elaine Gallagher Gehrmann
Closings | Closing Words

Walking the Crooked Path
by Thomas Rhodes
Meditations | Prayers | Variable

Wandering Pilgrimage
by Susan Maginn
Sermons

Want What You Have
by Peter Friedrichs
Sermons

Wanting, Getting and Giving
by Bonnie McClish Dlott
Sermons

Watch One Hour With Me
by Cynthia Frado
Sermons

Water Blessing - Wedding Blessing
by Tess Baumberger
Meditations | Blessings

Water! Earth! Air! Fire!
by Peter S. Raible
Openings | Opening Words | Spring | Earth Day

Waving the Palms
by David O. Rankin
Meditations | Meditations | Spring | Palm Sunday

We all have two religions
by William E. Gardner
Closings | Closing Words

We are all more human than otherwise.
by Richard S. Gilbert
Readings | Variable | Association Sunday

We are bogged down by the details of life.
by Richard F. Boeke
Readings | Other Readings

We are called to gather in worship as a beloved community.
by Kirk D. Loadman-Copeland
Openings | Opening Words

We are here because we are people of faith
by Kendyl R. Gibbons
Readings | Other Readings

We are here that we might have life
by John C. Morgan
Openings | Opening Words | Offerings

We are here today to recognize the completion of your Coming of Age...
Openings | Opening Words | Spring | Coming of Age

We are not alone.
by Michael DeVernon Boblett
Readings | Litanies

We Are Not Done
by Audette Fulbright Fulson
Meditations | Prayers

We Are Not Guests
by Alicia Roxanne Forde
Readings | Other Readings

We are people of all ages
by Carol Meyer
Openings | Opening Words

We are people of all ages who enter this space
by Carol Meyer
Readings | Responsive Readings | Opening Words

We Are The Ones: Avoiding Fascism in a Turbulent World
by Claudene (Deane) Olivia
Sermons

We are Unitarian Universalists
by John M. Higgins
Openings | Opening Words

We Are Whole
by Beth Lefever
Meditations | Other Readings | Variable

We Arrive Together Here
by Andrew Pakula
Meditations | Opening Words | Variable

We bid you welcome on this first Sunday of the new year.
by Sylvia L. Howe
Openings | Opening Words | Winter | New Year's Day

We Bless This Sanctuary
by Sandra Fees
Ceremonies | Dedications / Blessings

We Can Never Know
by Jay E. Abernathy, Jr.
Readings

We cast not our eyes below
by Ma. Theresa Gustilo Gallardo
Chalice

We come to love a church,
by Andrew C. Kennedy
Openings | Opening Words

We come to this hour
by Louise A. Robeck
Openings | Opening Words

We Come To This Time And Place
by David C. Pohl
Readings | Responsive Readings

We come together today in praise and thanksgiving
by Mary J. Harrington
Openings | Opening Words | Spring | Mother's Day

We Come Together Without Creed
by M. Maureen Killoran
Chalice | Variable

We covenant with one another and do bind ourselves together
by Michael W. Hennon
Readings | Affirmations / Covenants / Doxologies

We create a web of life.
by Sarah Lammert
Readings | Litanies

We gather here as individual people:
by Barbara Hamilton-Holway
Openings | Opening Words | Fall | Homecoming / Ingathering

We gather here to seek unity of spirit
by John C. Morgan
Readings | Affirmations / Covenants / Doxologies

We gather here to worship:
by Gary Kowalski
Openings | Opening Words

We gather in community to rest from our labors
by Paul H. L'Herrou
Openings | Opening Words

We gather on this Sabbath morn
by Burton D. Carley
Openings | Opening Words

We gather this day to seek in the midst of our fragmented selves the unity which enfolds us all
by John H. Robinson, Jr.
Openings | Opening Words

We gather to be together
by Katie Stein Sather
Meditations | Blessings

We gather together in this space to honor and understand our lives.
by Judith G. Mannheim
Openings | Opening Words

We gather together to face ourselves honestly,
by Philip Larson
Openings | Opening Words

We gather together: familiar words to many of us.
by Libbie D. Stoddard
Openings

We Give Thanks for Need
by Claudia A. Ramisch
Readings | Offerings

We Give Thanks For The Animals
by Gary Kowalski
Meditations | Prayers

We give thanks for this day
by Paul H. L'Herrou
Meditations | Meditations

We give you thanks
by Kenneth Claus
Meditations | Prayers

We have a calling in this world
by Jean M. Rickard
Closings | Closing Words

We Have a Dream
by Jonathan Craig
Services | Other Rituals | Variable

We have come into this room of hope
by Libbie D. Stoddard
Openings | Opening Words

We have come together to share our deepest concerns
by Robert F. Kaufmann
Closings

We have gathered here today to feel the truth in the depth of our being
by Carol Ann Huston
Closings | Closing Words

We join together now in a time of meditation or prayer, spoken at first and then for a time in the peace that silence brings.
by Wayne B. Arnason
Meditations | Meditations | Spring | Memorial Day

We lift our hearts in gratitude
by Philip Randall Giles
Meditations | Meditations

We lift our hearts in gratitude
by Philip Randall Giles
Meditations | Meditations

We light our flaming chalice
by Elizabeth M. McMaster
Chalice | Winter

We light this chalice
by Debra Faulk
Chalice | Variable

We Make It Holy
by Kelly Weisman Asprooth-Jackson
Chalice

We Matter (Joys and Sorrows Meditation)
by Jennifer Leota Gray
Meditations

we need one another
by Erik Walker Wikstrom
Openings | Opening Words | Variable | Association Sunday

We Pause This Hour
by Bruce Southworth
Readings | Responsive Readings

We Pray for the Children
by Gary Kowalski
Meditations | Prayers | Litanies | Children's / Religious Education Sunday

We pray today to be renewed in the love that never faileth.
by Earl K Holt III
Meditations | Prayers

We Prepare for the Future
by Robin Gray
Chalice

We receive fragments of holiness, glimpses of eternity, brief moments of insight
by Sarah York
Closings | Closing Words

We shall overcome
by Jonalu Johnstone
Closings | Closing Words | Winter | Martin Luther King Sunday

We summon ourselves from the demands and delights of the daily round:
by Gordon B. McKeeman
Openings | Opening Words

We Take Time to Remember
by Sara LaWall
Chalice

We Thank You God for Potlucks
by Gary Kowalski
Meditations

We unite in our differences
by David Breeden
Openings | Opening Words | Variable | Association Sunday

We walk this earth but a brief moment in time.
by Tim Haley
Closings | Closing Words

Welcome All You Saints!
by Susan Brown
Meditations | Prayers | Fall | All Saints Day

Welcome to this common, sacred space.
by Amy McKenzie Quinn
Openings | Opening Words

Welcome to this place of possibility!
by Marianne Hachten Cotter
Openings

Welcoming New Members, Including Children
by Sarah C. Stewart
Ceremonies

Welcoming the New Member
by Manish Mishra-Marzetti
Ceremonies

Welcoming the New Member
by Manish Mishra-Marzetti
Ceremonies

What Do Our Children Need on Sunday Morning?
by Lowell Brook
Readings

What Does It Mean to Bless?
by Eric Williams
Openings

What If Nobody Forgave?
by Barbara Marshman
Readings | Other Readings

What is the Meaning of Winter Solstice?
by Elizabeth Dale
Readings

What life have we, if we have not life together?
by Charles A. Howe
Openings | Opening Words

What Shall I Do If I Lose My Money?
by Ann Schranz
Sermons

What the Clamoring's For
by Tracey Robinson-Harris
Readings | Variable | Association Sunday

What To Do When Nothing Can Be Done?
by Barbara J. Pescan
Sermons

What We Can Do for Religion Today
by Holly Anne Lux-Sullivan
Sermons

What We Do Matters
by Laura Horton-Ludwig
Meditations

What Will You Bring to the Feast?
by Erika Hewitt
Stories

Whatever the need that brings you to this special place and hour,
by Albert F. Ciarcia
Openings | Opening Words

When all is quiet and we are small and the night is dark
by Jane Ranney Rzepka
Closings | Closing Words

When Change Comes
by Mary Wellemeyer
Sermons | Variable

When Everything is New
by Susan Maginn
Meditations

When I Change
by Ma. Theresa Gustilo Gallardo
Openings | Invocations | Responsive Readings | Variable

When I Was a Child
by Jeanne Nieuwejaar
Sermons

When Life Is Messy
by Richard S. Gilbert
Readings

When my mind is still and alone with the beating of my heart, I remember many things too easily forgotten:
by Paul H. Beattie
Meditations | Meditations

When Our Systems Fail: the Wall Street Melt-Down
by Kathleen McTigue
Sermons

When we say, "Go now in peace," we mean the peace that asks us to stop grasping after power over
by Amy McKenzie Quinn
Closings | Closing Words

When We Seek Wisdom
by John A Buehrens
Readings

When you look at a daffodil there are lots of things you notice (and you can ask and get responses.)
by Ruth E. Gibson
Sermons | Homilies

When your heart is torn asunder
by Enid A. Virago
Closings | Benedictions

Where Race and Class Unite
by William G. Sinkford
Sermons

Whether you have come here with heart full or heart empty,
by Krista Taves
Openings | Opening Words

Which God Don’t You Believe in?
by Scott Alexander
Sermons

Who Am I?
by Chris Jimmerson
Readings

Who can be certain where the self stops and the universe begins?
by Todd J. Taylor
Meditations | Meditations

Who could do better than to be a singer on the high wind-swept hills of life
by David A Johnson
Closings | Closing Words

Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?
by Gary Kowalski
Sermons

Whose Reality Is It Anyway?
by Orlanda R. Brugnola
Stories | Plays | Variable

Why Diversity?
Readings | Variable | Association Sunday

Why Lincoln Still Matters
by Roger Bertschausen
Sermons

Why should we intentionally work for diversity?
by Marjorie Bowens-Wheatley
Readings | Variable | Association Sunday

Why They Sing
by Carie J. Johnsen
Readings | Responsive Readings

Winter Solstice Blessing
by Eric Williams
Ceremonies | Dedications / Blessings

Winter Solstice Meditation
by Christine C. Robinson
Meditations | Meditations | Winter | Winter Solstice / Yule

Winter Solstice Ritual
by Liz Benjamin
Ceremonies | Other Rituals | Winter | Winter Solstice / Yule

Wise Woman Redwood
by Tess Baumberger
Meditations

With Faith and Fortitude
by Lisa Ward
Sermons

With faith in the creative powers of life
by Lindsay Bates
Closings | Closing Words

With faith to face our challenges,
by Gary Kowalski
Readings | Affirmations / Covenants / Doxologies

With what benediction shall I leave you?
by Mark Mosher DeWolfe
Closings | Benedictions

Within This Instant
by Thomas Rhodes
Meditations

Words for Offering
by Victoria Weinstein
Readings | Offerings

Words of Affirmation
by Lucas Hergert
Readings | Affirmations / Covenants / Doxologies | Variable

Words of Aspiration
by Richard S. Gilbert
Closings | Benedictions

Work and Rest: The Rhythm of Our Lives
by Cathy Bowers
Sermons

Work Still in Progress
by Jim Sherblom
Sermons

Worship need not cease
by Gordon B. McKeeman
Closings | Closing Words

Yes, I Want To Live In A Welfare State!
by Paul Dodenhoff
Readings

Yes, I Want To Live In A Welfare State!
by Paul Dodenhoff
Readings

You are in the story of the world.
by Ean Huntington Behr
Closings | Closing Words | Benedictions | Variable

You Are Not Alone
by Susan Maginn
Meditations | Prayers

You send us into the world, O God, with freedom to choose and to act.
by Thomas D. Wintle
Meditations | Prayers

Your Presence Is Near
by Julianne Lepp
Meditations | Prayers | Variable

Your Presence Is Near
by Julianne Lepp
Meditations | Prayers

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