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  • Usually in late Spring. Unitarian Universalist teenagers usually join their congregations with a special "Coming of Age" ceremony. This...

Beacon Press

Braver/Wiser: A Weekly Message of Courage and Compassion

  • By Amanda Poppei
    In real life, we can only place the pieces, one by one, and see what kind of picture we create. Sometimes we turn out to have chosen the wrong piece. Sometimes the picture is wildly unexpected.

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WorshipWeb: Searchable Worship Collection

  • By Kendyl R Gibbons
    I light this chalice as a symbol of my commitment to the values of Unitarian Universalism. May its light be a beacon of hope to me, and to...
  • By Cheryl Strayed
    "When it comes to our children, we do not have the luxury of despair. If we rise, they will rise with us every time, no matter how many...
  • By Susan Maginn
    Gracious God, unto whom all hearts are open, all desires known, and from whom no secrets are hid. In the Psalms you tell us our days in...
  • By Maureen Killoran
    [Names], as you step forward into your next chapter, we send with you our fondest hopes and blessings. May life bring enough challenge to...
  • By Darcy Roake
    There is too much hardship in this world to not find joy, every day There is too much injustice in this world to not right the balance,...
  • By Cynthia Frado
    Creator of Life, Source of All Being It was from the particles of the Universe that you formed me... Iron and carbon and phosphorous Mixed...
  • By Kate R. Walker
    In between, liminal, that space where we wait. Between moments; events, results, action, no action. To stand on the threshold, waiting for...
  • By Janet H. Bowering
    Blessed is the person who feeds and warms, washes, and comforts a child and soothes them in illness. For they shall be called caregiver...
  • By Lindsay Bates
    Receive, O Mystery, the words of our hearts. If prayer worked like magic—if I knew the words that would guarantee prayer's power—I know...
  • By Dana E Worsnop
    In the name of all that is good and holy, with the Spirit of Life and Love which dwells within and among and beyond us, We bless you. May...
  • By Robert F Kaufmann
    We wish for you a storm or two that you may enjoy the calm. We wish for you tranquility in time of trial. We wish you a cool breeze on a...
  • By Jeff Liebmann
    The Greek philosopher Plato compared the human mind to a ship on which the sailors had mutinied and locked the captain and the navigator in...
  • Parents Once you were infants dependent upon our love and the wisdom of others. Youth Now we are young persons entering an adult world with...
  • By Anonymous
    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...
  • Now, go forth into the world in peace. Be of good courage. Prove all things and hold fast that which is good. Amen.
  • We are here today to recognize the completion of your program of study for this Coming of Age ceremony and to celebrate with you the faith...
  • By Anonymous
    For any of the components, below, you might insert other options from WorshipWeb's resources -- or write your own! Opening Words We are...
  • God of our hearts, that which enlightens and ennobles us, we come together in a unity of spirit to celebrate a personal commitment of these...
  • By Rebecca Pankhurst
    This light unites us. This light unites us with our neighbors, Our friends and our enemies. Most importantly, This light unites us within...
  • By Jamie Dorer
    As we light this chalice We take those little sparks Glowing within all of us And combine them to create this flame. —First Parish, Bedford...
  • By Charles S Stephen, Jr
    I wish for you a troubled heart at times As woes of world and friend come close beside And keep you sleepless. I wish for you the thrill of...