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  • Memorial services can be held in a range of settings, and can take place any time after someone's death: from a few day to months later...

Blue Boat: Youth and Young Adult Blog

  • By Ted Resnikoff
    Michael Brown – killed by the police years before he or his aggressor were born. TO BEAR WITNESS – AGAIN This blog has published...

Braver/Wiser: A Weekly Message of Courage and Compassion

  • By Elea Kemler
    In the eighteen years I’ve served as minister of my small-town congregation, I have led 96 memorial services, most for people I have loved. The longer I stay, the deeper I love and the more I grieve.
  • By Elizabeth Harding
    Remembering is the art of holding a memory and sharing it; it’s drawing upon that memory so it can help us to grow into people who live lives of meaning and service. As a practice, remembering connects us deeply to each other and to the love that sustains us.

Tapestry of Faith: Curricula and Resources for Lifespan Faith Development

Chalice Children, in Preschool

WorshipWeb: Searchable Worship Collection

  • By Joel Miller
    Spirit of Life and Love: Under the vast spiral of time and space, surrounded by the simple blessings of a community of care and love, we carry these memories of (our beloved) with us back to the community and life they* loved. We pray: ...
  • By Lori Walke
    Holy One, on this day of remembrance we say aloud their names again: the names of those who died this year. Died — the word is jarring. So...
  • By Natalie Fenimore
    We offer blessings for life and the end of life. Blessings for the dying. Blessings for the caregiver, holding love and carrying burden...
  • 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 Patricia Shelden
    For those we miss. For things long gone. For those who or what we last held in our arms, in our hands and in our hearts — we pray. We pray...
  • By David M. Horst
    I saw the parade pass by with the last soldier marching. I saw politicians stand by not in pride, but in shame as they recited the names of...
  • By Peter Scott Lee
    Leader: We light our Chalice in honor of all those who have served in our ministry. People: May the Chalice be to us a symbol of the...
  • By Jessica Purple Rodela
    My prayer today is that I learn to stay a war atheist— my prayer today for each of us, for everyone in this nation, in this world, is that...
  • 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 Lee Huebert
    Lighting a candle is somewhat like the beginning of life. If that is true, then perhaps extinguishing a candle is like the ending of life...
  • By Melanie Morel-Ensminger
    Introduction to a New Orleans Jazz Funeral Welcome to a new tradition for our church—a New Orleans-style jazz funeral for the old year...