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  • A moonless night. A rowboat ride, about a mile, across an icy current toward the glow of a lantern on the far side of the river. Someone waiting there will be your next conductor. They'll guide you to a safe house as the Underground Railroad carries you north. ...
  • We teach kids to follow rules; often, their safety depends on it. Yet, we honor their questioning spirits. We want them to recognize...
  • Unitarian Universalists are known as a constant presence at social justice events. If our children are to carry on our faith tradition of...

Braver/Wiser: A Weekly Message of Courage and Compassion

  • By Yuri Yamamoto
    Who are the angry birds in my life? Do I avoid opportunities in fear of risks? What are the sticks I carry in my heart so as not to be hurt again?
  • By DeReau K. Farrar
    Black people are so accustomed to being ignored and invisible that a simple acknowledgement—a simple I see you —from a peer goes a long way.
  • By Kat Liu
    If a friend were in my situation, I would have seen their failings as human. So why hold someone to an unforgiving standard just because that someone is me?
  • By Misha Sanders
    It is my only memory of a lesson from Kindergarten Sunday School class. Maybe it’s the only one that counts.
  • By Sean Parker Dennison
    About six months ago, I got a new tattoo. It’s a lit match on my right wrist, added to an arm full of paintbrushes, pens and other art...

Tapestry of Faith: Curricula and Resources for Lifespan Faith Development

A Chorus of Faiths, High School Youth

  • Interfaith cooperation was in evidence over a century ago, at the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago (also known as the World's Fair)...
  • By Dan Hotchkiss
    At the opening of Unitarian Universalist worship services, many congregations light a flame inside a chalice. This flaming chalice has...
  • Adapted from "Unitarian Couple Honored for World War II Bravery," a story by Michelle Bates Deakin, first published December 12, 2005, by...
  • By Interfaith Youth Core (IYC)
    Thich Nhat Hanh In Southeast Asia, the Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh, used the principles of compassion and nonviolence to campaign against...
  • The Tenderloin district of San Francisco can be intimidating because of its high concentration of homeless people, poverty, prostitution,...
  • Every religion has factions that disagree about "doctrine"—that is, the official beliefs of that religion. Even ours. Even though Unitarian...

Amazing Grace, 6th Grade

  • By Polly Peterson
    Two famous twentieth-century Unitarians were James Luther Adams, born in 1901, and James Reeb, born in 1927. Both men were deeply committed...
  • Excerpts from the New Revised Standard Version of the Bible. Sheep were important in biblical times. They provided not just wool, but also...

Circle of Trees

Creating Home, Kindergarten-1st Grade

Faithful Journeys, Grades 2-3

Gather the Spirit

Heeding the Call, Jr. High Ages 12-15

Love Surrounds Us, Grades K-1

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