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Today We Honor You
by Jaynn Truran
ALL:Today we honor the youth among usYou who are stepping beyond and away and towardToday we share in your journeyAnd encourage your discoveryYoung Adults (18-35):Today we welcome your energyAnd offer ...
Responsive Reading by Parents and Youth
... making.Parents Once you belonged to an environment of faith and values outside your ability to alter or reject. Youth Now our world has many systems and values for us to take into account. Parents Once ...
by Jeff Liebmann
The Bridging Ceremony celebrates the transition of our youth from their high school experience into young adulthood. It is a time of tremendous change—and stress—for our youth. It is a time ...
Bridging Ceremony for Fifth Graders
by Dana Poss
... this journey you may always remember to live up to your full potential as we help guide you.(Gives youth kite and asks them to cross bridge.)Youth Coordinator (after all have crossed): Now, you may notice ...
Closing Words by the Youth
We are never complete. We are never finished. We are always yet to be. May we always allow others to be, and help and enable each other to grow toward all that we are capable of becoming. Amen.
Rite of Passage Liturgy
... self-definition and of claiming one's unique personhood.The Responsive Reading between the parents and youth makes clear that selfdefinition. The youth declare they are separate and distinct people with ...
At the start of the Religious Education year
by Ruth E. Gibson
... which fosters your ability to question and to trust. OTHER ADULTS: We all rejoice in the children and youth who are with us on life's journey. As we cherish you, we pledge ourselves to share with you ...
Let us be united in the spirit of aspiration
by John Cummins
... quickened with understanding for all human frailty. May it touch with blessing and comfort the dreams of youth, the wistfulness of age, the loneliness and longing for human companionship in all times ...
School of the Americas
by Joseph Lyons
... the campaign to close the SOA, putting their faith into action. There is an annual convergence of UU Youth & Young Adults at the SOA in Columbus GA, which is 2 hours outside Atlanta, GA. 100-200 folks ...
Many of the past generation and many of today...
by Sophia Lyon Fahs
Many of the past generation and many of today have found three abiding values in prayer: the quiet meditation on life, the reaching out toward the universal and the infinite, and the courageous facing ...
Prayer for the Opening of the Coming of Age Program
by Paul Langston-Daley
Great Spirit of Life, be with us now as we witness these, our youth.By laying our hands on you, we infuse you with the power of our love. The many generations of families who have participated in the life ...
Mother's Day Chalice Lighting
by Claudene (Deane) Olivia
... chaliceTo celebrate those women and men who have taken on the task of raising a baby into childhood, youth and adulthood.To celebrate those who have nourished the light of truth and compassion in growing ...
Some Wishes For You
by Charles S. Stephan, Jr.
I wish for you a troubled heart at timesAs woes of world and friend come close besideAnd keep you sleepless.I wish for you the thrill of knowingWho you are,Where you stand,And why.Especially why.Not prosperity, ...
The Home That Love Made
by Amanda Poppei
... home that love made. It is full of the love of our children, as they learn and laugh together, and our youth, as they grow into their own sense of purpose and meaning. This is the home that love made. ...
Come, yet again, come
by Anne Slater
... bereft of the goodness of life, wondering, hesitant;We come, just as we are.We come, in the bloom of youth, ready to explore new truths;We come, ready to sit apart from our children and be nourished for ...
In the name of all that is good and holy
by Dana E. Worsnop
In the name of all that is good and holy, with the Spirit of Life and Lovewhich dwells within and among and beyond us,We bless you.May your journey know joy and contentment and satisfaction.May it also ...
Whose Reality Is It Anyway?
by Orlanda R. Brugnola
... dangerous!”[Mother says:] “You know I don’t want you to start smoking! Take it back!”[Youth dejectedly trudges back with the Tiger.][Stage left—Two youth—brothers—carry ...
Flower Communion Blessing
by Amy Morgenstern
... dandelions, eager to launch the new generation with the first strong gust of wind: past our own bright youth, but ready to pass our wisdom on in precious gossamer-carried seeds.May our lives bloom like ...
by Carolyn Croissant Clay Dewey
Overview: spontaneous themed worship, to explore the forces of Chaos.Theme or Background: ChaosMaterials involved: chalice, readings. E.E. Cummings is a good poet to read from for this worship or as the ...
The Ship of State
by Jeff Liebmann
... the ship as they like, but their direction is erratic. The goal of our religious education and youth programming in Unitarian Universalist congregations has been to help you free your navigator ...
by Unitarian Church of Baton Rouge Young Adult Group
... meaningful but not too intimate.I could see this being a great bridging ritual (what do you senior youth want to leave behind in your childhood as you enter adulthood?)
All Our Children
by Peter Morales
... lose contact with our teenagers. A good colleague of mine said once that as a movement we practice youth abandonment and call it youth empowerment. Ouch! There is just way too much truth in that. We need ...
by Marjorie Bowens-Wheatley
... saying. But this is not a problem from which we adults can exempt ourselves. We cannot simply blame the youth or youth culture, for we are they. They are our children, they come from our homes. Cornel ...
Articulating (Y)our Faith
by Barbara Wells ten Hove
Overview: An awesome involving activity that helps people to answer those tough questions about Unitarian Universalism (UU). gets people to open up and lets everyone learn about each other. Not to mention ...
by the kt lady
Overview: Our lives often become busy and we forget to take the time to be thankful for the people in our lives that mean something to us. This worship lets us take that time and reflect on friendship ...
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