Please note that these selections are intended to ease our collective transition into the sometimes confusing world of online worship. They're shared in the spirit of supplementing your existing resources and should not be interpreted or used to justify decreasing the wages or positions of professional religious educators.
- In "Unexpected Blossoming," prepared for a Flower Communion service, Catherine Farmer Loya shares her backyard and talks about what we can learn from flowers that blossom without (or sometimes despite) our notice.
- In "Blackbeard and the Missing Scale," Jenn Blosser tells a story about what happened to her pet goldfish when the pond became unsafe, drawing parallels to our human quarantine during the pandemic. Video includes closed captioning.
- In her video about Joys and Concerns (or Joys and Sorrows), Lauren Wyeth reminds us that “as UUs, we have faith in the saving potential of our relationships with one another. We believe we are what we’ve got… Only by caring for one another will any of us get to live in a just and compassionate world.” (Transcript is available.)
- Feel like using your body to pray? Join Lauren Wyeth as she leads a body prayer! This full-body movement is contemplative. (Transcript is available.)