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Braver/Wiser: A Weekly Message of Courage and Compassion

  • By Yuri Yamamoto
    Each of us at the wedding had unique stories about their life, but most knew how it felt to be an Asian American in this country. That was enough for me.
  • By Yuri Yamamoto
    For almost thirty years after coming to the United States, I didn't fully understand the cultural cues around me. Initially, this gave me the false sense of liberation. I often interpreted uncomfortable situations to be my fault, as an ignorant immigrant. Trying hard to assimilate, I unconsciously suppressed what came naturally to me.
  • By Marisol Caballero
    Everyone needs comadres and compadres . What are those? Well, Latinx* people have way more relatives than many other families. Most people...

Tapestry of Faith: Curricula and Resources for Lifespan Faith Development

Building Bridges, Grades 8-9

Miracles, Wide Age Span

  • This Korean folk tale, translated by Heinz Insu Fenkl, is similar to the European folk tale “The Frog Prince.” Used with the translator’s...

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 Kendyl R Gibbons
    The Quinceañera tradition has its roots in the ancient cultures of Central and South America, and in Mexican Catholicism. It is a solemn as well as joyful custom, that honors the moment when a girl begins to take responsibility for her own values, commitments, and place in the world.
  • By Raquel V. Reyes
    You do not have to wear the dress. You do not have to have a party. You do not have to dance the waltz con tu papa. You do not have to...
  • By Raquel V. Reyes
    Luz del sol to warm your days. ...
  • By Kendyl R Gibbons
    Welcome to this sacred celebration of emerging adulthood. We are gathered today to rejoice and bear witness as (name) and her parents and friends mark her transition from childhood to the estate of a young woman. The quinceañera tradition has its roots in the ancient cultures of Central and South...
  • By Jaelynn Pema-la Scott, Erika A. Hewitt
    This message for all ages involves two people, one of whom will need to bring forward a broken mug, plate, or bowl. These two leaders might...
  • By Erica Shadowsong
    The Golden Chain: an Ife Creation Story Notes: There are many versions of this creation myth, most with the same elements. These...
  • 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 David Breeden
    We light this chalice remembering and honoring our own tradition and celebrating the rich diversity of traditions among us. As we search...
  • By Diana Davies
    Characters: Narrator, Very Important Person, Enemies (including Leader of the Enemies), Spider, and at least four Cave Rocks. Materials...
  • By Maryah Converse
  • By Erika A. Hewitt
    Our Time for All Ages this morning is a time of make-believe. I’d like you to put your imagination caps on so that we can pretend together...
  • By Erika A. Hewitt
    This Time for All Ages is greatly enhanced by visual elements. If you're able to create a slide show, it may be helpful to show the accompanying images, as well as diagrams of the geocentric and heliocentric models of the solar system. ...
  • By Naguib Mahfouz
    وطن المرء ليس مكان ولادته و لكنه المكان الذي تنتهي فيه كل محاولاته للهروب "Home is not where you were born; home is where all your attempts...
  • By Maryah Converse, Ellen Rockett
    These banners, based on welcoming signs by Maryah Converse, are designed for use on Facebook, Twitter, and GooglePlus. The banners'...
  • By Maryah Converse, Ellen Rockett
    These banners, based on welcoming signs by Maryah Converse, are designed for use on Facebook, Twitter, and GooglePlus. The banners'...
  • By Maryah Converse
  • By Maryah Converse
  • These signs of support and welcome can be printed, cut-and-pasted, and/or decorated to share our spirit of inclusivity with Muslim and Arabic-speaking communities.
  • By Joshua Mason Pawelek
    We hear it said we are witnessing a “clash of civilizations.” We hear it from presidential candidates, from right-wing talk radio pundits,...
  • By Anne Principe
    This can be used in worship for all ages or children’s chapel. A chime can be sounded after each stanza. Imagine you live in a little...
  • By Amy Carol Webb
    How often we seek refuge in this sacred flame From the world’s trouble and pain. Today, may our lamp light the way For whose who know no...
  • By Jennifer Leota Gray
    Spirit of Life and Love, Shaken by sorrow We wonder why We wonder how Humans can find it within themselves To destroy life That exists also...
  • By Dawn Skjei Cooley
    Introduction The Cornbread and Cider Communion is a tradition in some of our congregations. With gratitude for our freedom and for our...
  • By Ralph Yeager Roberts
    December twenty-third, “O Holy Night” (1855). The first English translation of "O Holy Night" was by Unitarian minister John Sullivan...
  • By Ralph Yeager Roberts
    December twenty-second, The First Unitarian Church Founded in Transylvania (1557). Despite recognition under the 1557 Act of Religious...
  • By Ralph Yeager Roberts
    December twelfth, Christmas Day is Clara Barton’s Birthday (1821). Clara Barton, Universalist and founder of the American Red Cross, is a...
  • By Jude Geiger
    Spirit of Hope, God of Many Names, Source of Love, We gather, hearts heavy with grief for our neighbors in Paris, in Beirut, in Baghdad;...
  • By Gina Valdés
    Hay tantísimas fronteras que dividen a la gente, pero por cada frontera existe también un puente. There are so many borders that divide...
  • By Anonymous
    There are different versions of this Middle Eastern folktale; this version is just one way to tell it. You can find storytelling tips on...
  • By George A Tyger
    I sit alone, planning the rest of the day. Last night, I was joking and smoking, in broken Pashto, with the resident contingent of the AUP...
  • By George A Tyger
    “You sargin or commandant?” a young Afghan lieutenant asks as he points to the cross on my chest. I try to explain what a chaplain is. In...
  • By Martha Dallas
    This reflection was created for Choir Sunday, an annual tradition at the First Unitarian Universalist Society of Burlington, Vermont . You...
  • By Erika A. Hewitt
    Based on a folktale from Africa and China. Printed in Doorway to the Soul , ed. Elisa Davy Pearmain (Pilgrim Press, 1998). Themes:...
  • By Stephen M Shick
    Suppose you scrub your ethical skin until it shines, but inside there is no music, then what? —Kabir Suppose you cried a thousand years for...
  • By Mark L. Belletini
    The earth. One planet. Round, global, so that when you trace its shape with your finger, you end up where you started. It's one. It's whole...
  • By Ma Theresa Gustilo Gallardo
    Ultimate Grace, the heart of every matter, in every perfection and imperfection, in all senses and: tenses, in moments of every right and...

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