Erika Hewitt

Rev. Erika Hewitt (she/her) serves as the Minister of Worship Arts for the Unitarian Universalist Association. She also spends time on the road as a guest preacher, worship consultant, and wedding officiant. Erika is the author of Story, Song and Spirit, The Shared Pulpit, and (with co-author Becky Brooks) Sparks of Wonder.

From Erika Hewitt

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Based on the theology of Creative Interchange, this training is for teams who have the honor of co-creating meaning while shaping the worship experience of the congregation.

Training | By Erika Hewitt | September 13, 2023 | From LeaderLab
Tagged as: Worship Tips

What can you expect when you attend a worship service in a Unitarian Universalist congregation? A comprehensive introduction for visitors to your community. To read this pamphlet click here. Pack of 25 pamphlets...

Pamphlet or Card | By Erika Hewitt | From inSpirit: The UU Book and Gift Shop
Tagged as: Community, Worship

Every relationship is an ongoing story that unfolds between people.

Reflection | By Erika Hewitt | June 28, 2023 | From Braver/Wiser
Tagged as: Brokenness, Connections, Forgiveness, Healing, Relationships, Worship

What’s your most memorable story about getting lost? What do you remember about finding your way home?

Reflection | By Erika Hewitt | March 15, 2023 | From Braver/Wiser
Tagged as: 4th Principle (Truth & Meaning), Connections, Despair, Direct Experience, Home, Hope, Humanism, Journey, Searching, Worship

Unitarian Universalists reflect on prayer, its manifold meanings and practices, and their personal relationships to this sacred way of connecting. To read this pamphlet click here. Pack of 25 pamphlets.

Pamphlet or Card | By Erika Hewitt
Tagged as: Belief, Community, Faith, Unitarian Universalism

Celebrate 100 Years of the Flower Ceremony! The first Flower Ceremony was held in Prague, in June 2023, led by Rev. Norbert Čapek.

Leader Resource | By Erika Hewitt | January 17, 2023 | From WorshipLab
Tagged as: Flower Communion, Unitarianism, Worship Tips

Of all the things "faith" can mean, to me it means believing in us.

Reflection | By Erika Hewitt | November 9, 2022 | From Braver/Wiser
Tagged as: Choice, Democracy, Living Our Faith, Power, Unitarian Universalism, Worship

If you’re trying to build a worship service that's anti-racist and decenters whiteness, you start in one spot.

Leader Resource | By JeKaren Olaoya, Erika Hewitt | September 2, 2022 | From WorshipLab
Tagged as: #WidenTheCircle, 1st Principle (Worth & Dignity), Anti-Oppression, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Leadership, Multiculturalism, Race/Ethnicity, Unitarian Universalism, Worship Tips

We are mourning the dead and fighting for the living. We're singing for joy and striving for meaning.

Prayer | By Erika Hewitt | December 14, 2021 | From WorshipWeb
Tagged as: Awe, Mystery, Purpose, Wonder, WorshipWeb, Worship

I need to celebrate our human family, whose power and potential shimmer against the backdrop of deep time, because we aren’t at our best right now.

Reflection | By Erika Hewitt | October 13, 2021 | From Braver/Wiser
Tagged as: 4th Principle (Truth & Meaning), Awe, Humanism, Science, Wonder, Worship

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