Stephen M. Shick

Stephen Shick is the founding director of the Unitarian Universalist Peace Network and former director of U.S. programs for the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee. A lifelong peace activist, he is senior minister at the Unitarian Church of Marlborough and Hudson in Hudson, Massachusetts. Shick is the author of Consider the Lilies, a collection of meditations, and Just Congregations from the UUA Department of Social Justice.

From Stephen M. Shick

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Ideas | UU World

Peace Network rallied UUs against nukes
From Ideas
We didn't have to declare ourselves a traditional peace church to be strong advocates for peace and nuclear disarmament.

Skinner House Books

Be the Change
From Skinner House Books

This collection is designed to inspire and sustain activists and others who are working for a better world. Brimming with poignant and inspirational quotations and verse from Jesus to Shakespeare to Edna St. Vincent Millay, Rachel Carson and Maya Angelou.

Spirit | UU World

Be the change
From Spirit
Those who want to move the world in the direction of equality and lasting harmony must become, and learn to think of themselves as, forces of history.
Prayer in the aftermath of hate
From Spirit
Words of grief and consolation after a deadly attack on the Tennessee Valley Unitarian Universalist Church in Knoxville.

WorshipWeb

Creating Fire
From WorshipWeb
Is the fire going out? Not in your belly, for you are still alive, but in your soul, that place where dreams fuel commitment where longings shape action...
To Flame
From WorshipWeb
All that we need is here now. From the ages of the earth we have gathered energies in wood, coal, oil, and other remnants of life....
Monuments
From WorshipWeb
On this green bank, by this soft stream, We place with joy a votive stone, That memory may their deeds redeem, When, like our sires, our sons are gone.
The Eternal
From WorshipWeb
It is not old, Yet it comes through the wisdom of the ages. It is not young, Yet it comes through the passion of innocence....
Grounded
From WorshipWeb
It hurts to let go of intensity that zapped like electricity yesterday. It hurts to disconnect arcing power, watch it ground and vanish....
Living Waters
From WorshipWeb
We float on a sea hidden beneath dry surfaces covered by stones. Isn’t this why we drink and dive so deeply go down to the sea in ships risk drowning,...

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