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Braver/Wiser: A Weekly Message of Courage and Compassion

  • By Daniel Gregoire
    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.

Tapestry of Faith: Curricula and Resources for Lifespan Faith Development

Gather the Spirit

Miracles, Wide Age Span

Signs of Our Faith, Grades 2-3

  • Based on "A Calabash of Poi," originally published in In the Path of the Trade Winds by Coral Wells Thorpe (New York/London: G.P. Putnam's...
  • Based on a Santerian story. Special thanks to Lesley Murdoch for her insights to Afro-Caribbean religions. The Orisha are gods that came...

UU World

Worship Lab: Posts on Crafting Worship

  • By Christian Schmidt, Kristin Grassel Schmidt
    In every worship service at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Berkeley, you’ll hear diverse voices, sources, and viewpoints. The...

WorshipWeb: Searchable Worship Collection

  • By Isabel Call
    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
    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
    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 Marisol Caballero
    “Though we tremble before uncertain futures, may we meet illness, death, and adversity with strength. May we dance in the face of our fears...
  • By Diana Smith
    Spirit of Life, We hold in our hearts the peaceful protestors of all tribes and faiths who are gathered at Standing Rock, protecting sacred...
  • By Laura Bogle
    Outside The flags fly Down the highway, hanging on to the back of large trucks or the chest of a man. Outside There is grabbing and taking...
  • By Kristin Grassel Schmidt
    Over 500 years ago, European governments adopted something called the Doctrine of Discovery: any lands and resources not already ruled by a...
  • By David Schwartz
    We gather at Thanksgiving, in some sense, to retell the creation myth of our country. In this myth is our very best and our very worst: a...
  • By Lisa Doege
    "I remove my shoes because this is hallowed ground," the guide says. "A holy place, not an everyday life place." The guide tells us how we...
  • By Dayna Edwards
    Note: at the bottom of this entry, you'll find a pronunciation guide. For this Time for All Ages, you might want to provide the following...
  • By Cynthia Frado
    To the Weaver of Molecules, the Spinner of Stars ...
  • By Vern Barnet
    Infinite Spirit, sometimes called Grandfather, Grandmother — Father Sky, Earth Mother, Creator: We gather to praise your creation, to honor...
  • By Jan Carlsson-Bull
    How clearly I remember it. My husband, Dan, and our daughter, Sarah, had spent the night in Taos, New Mexico. The next morning we set out...
  • By Sean Neil-Barron
    We gather together as a community of seekers, to honour the interdependence of life, to respect the dignity of all, and to honour the land...
  • By Matthew Johnson
    For five thousand years, or more, more than fifteen thousand generations, human beings have been invoking spiritual power. My predecessors...