Thanksgiving

This list includes every page tagged with "Thanksgiving."

  • By Jade Sylvan
    From Uplift
    As we gather in the darkness and the light let us give thanks and witness to our chosen families who we have traveled a lifetime to find.
  • By Daniel Gregoire
    From Braver/Wiser
    Something new could come out of this moment of discomfort; something like healing. This is our opportunity to reimagine what Thanksgiving could be — and who we could be.
  • By Isabel Call
    From WorshipWeb
    We celebrate Thanksgiving because gratitude is essential to human life. But grief is essential for healing our history of violence. The 400-year-old story we've heard about harmony between people of different backgrounds just isn't true.
  • By Myke Johnson
    From WorshipWeb
    In 1617, a few years before English settlers landed, an epidemic began to spread through the area that became southern New England. By 1620, ninety to ninety-six percent of the population had died.
  • By Myke Johnson
    From WorshipWeb
    Every October and November in the United States, we find ourselves in a season of false and misleading stories about European settlers and Native Americans.
  • By Sheri Prud'homme
    From WorshipWeb
    This ritual connects us to our history; to the earth and the cycle of life. The times we are living in call for new ways to lean into the depths of ancient ritual.
  • By Susanne Intriligator
    From WorshipWeb
    In the days ahead, many of us will gather with family and friends, people with whom we may have long and complicated relationships. It...
  • By William E. Swing
    From WorshipWeb
    “There’s a hunger beyond food that’s expressed in food, and that’s why feeding is always a kind of miracle. It speaks to a bigger desire.”...
  • By Katie Gelfand
    From WorshipWeb
    We light our chalice as a symbol of gratitude as we celebrate the abundance of our lives together. In this sanctuary we harvest bushels of...
  • By Jake Morrill
    From Braver/Wiser
    An adequate Christmas would have you calm and open, taking it in, accepting whatever is. Slow it all down like you might be, in some way, attuned to the pace of the Eternal. If you need, you can fake it at first.