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  • This is a particular kind of liturgical responsive reading, in which the congregation’s response is the same in each instance, even though the lines spoken by the reader change. It is usually tied together thematically—that is, the response sets the theme/tone of the litany and each of the...

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  • By Lisa Maria Andreoli Steinberg
    Sing praises for spring, revealing holy love that grows from deep in our hearts.
  • By Florence Caplow
    Congregational response: “Blessings and praise!” ...
  • By Dan Lambert
    Leader: Because the daily pressure of life weighs heavy on our minds, on our bodies, and on our spirits. ...
  • By Caitlin Cotter Coillberg
    As the news cycle brings us images of terror and heartbreak once again, We grieve together As each of us faces into this new level of...
  • By Viola Abbitt
    Loving inclusion has been an elusive goal within our congregations. We are a covenantal people, and the promise of our faith, which was...
  • By Elizabeth Ketcham
    With gratitude for the freedom to be our true authentic selves, may we live the Spirit of Pride With the courage that comes from...
  • By Susan Frederick-Gray, Erika A. Hewitt
    Leader: We know that hurt moves through the world, perpetrated by action, inaction, and indifference. Our values call us to live in the...
  • By Megan Foley, Theresa I. Soto
    Unitarian Universalist minister Rev. Theresa Soto writes, "All of us need all of us to make it." I want you to get used to those words; make them your prayer. All of us need all of us to make it. ...
  • By Phillip Lund
    To the refugee family seeking a safe place For their children’s dreams, say: I am with you in this. To the trans teenager longing for a...
  • By Catie Scudera
    Please join me in a litany of solidarity. Many of us are afraid of the coming years, because we ourselves or loved ones face oppression...
  • By Erica Baron
    Leader: [ if applicable: In addition to our own beloved dead], we take the time to acknowledge all those already lost as the world feels...
  • By Cathy Cartwright-Chow
    For those we have hurt in any way, whether through words or deed or thoughts. Here is a place to forgive and to be forgiven. For the...
  • By Maureen Killoran
    This piece can be read as a meditation, or used as a litany, in which the congregation responds to each line (in unison), "We ask a...
  • By Kristin Grassel Schmidt
    One: Spirit of Guiding Love, we give thanks today for all of the people who followed a dream, and whose vision, persistence, labor, and...
  • By Joshua Mason Pawelek
    After the Hosannahs have all been shouted, After anguished moments in the garden have been spent, After “take this bread and eat, take this...
  • By Tess Baumberger
    Please respond to this call to worship with the words: We travel this road together. From the busy-ness of everyday we gather once a week...
  • By Erika A. Hewitt
    Let us call each other to this time and place, as we seek the Ground of our Being. When invited, please respond: “I am arriving. Together,...
  • By Dori J. Somers
    Leader: Let us enter into the circle of energy and love; Response: All are welcome here. We are an inclusive community of faith and...
  • By Ranwa Hammamy
    This water is sacred. It is made sacred by the many hands that have poured it with intention and love, the many stories that each drop...
  • By Dennis McCarty
    [In the] spirit of love, harmony, and remembrance, we stand too often divided, too often set apart from one another in heedless ways. We...
  • By Cathy Rion Starr
    This charge was written to be led by several voices: one person says a line, and then all in attendance respond, “We charge you to engage...
  • By Cathy Rion Starr
    Leader: Today we mark the turning of a season. We mark it with the ritual exchange of flowers. We mark it with the election of new leaders...
  • By Kimberley Debus
    This can be read by a single voice, or the congregation can be invited to speak, responsively, the phrase "Jesus is resurrected." Jesus is...
  • By Tess Baumberger
    Leader 1 : It takes a Unitarian Universalist Village to raise a Unitarian Universalist Child. We will read what we believe important for...
  • By Theresa I. Soto
    Turn and look at your neighbor. Not only can you probably see them. You can experience being in the same space with them today. If you were...
  • By Dennis McCarty
    [In the] spirit of love, harmony, and remembrance, we stand too often divided, too often set apart from one another in heedless ways. We...
  • By Joel Miller
    We pray: Live in me, Spirit of Life. We are alive Because others have lived And we all were born within homes we did not build. Live in me...
  • By Rebecca A Edmiston-Lange
    Some people say that Jesus is the light of the world. We all can be the light of the world if we seek to act in ways that enlarge the...
  • By Amanda Poppei
    This is the home that love made. It is full of the love that the founders felt, when they planned out these walls and raised these beams...
  • By Carie J Johnsen
    I believe music is god given Singing is an act of creation, of bringing into the world something that wasn't there before. Singing is a...
  • By Ma Theresa Gustilo Gallardo
    All: Wake up O my Soul Leader: It takes energy to stand and defiantly stand against voices that wear me down. All: Wake up O my Soul Leader...