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Blue Boat: Youth and Young Adult Blog

  • By Annie Gonzalez Milliken
    Fiercely UU is a new blog series where Unitarian Universalist young adults tell stories about what our faith requires of us and how they...
  • By Bart Frost
    One of the best things about church is that it is an intentional community where you can live your values. In a world where almost...
  • By Jennica Davis-Hockett
    Attention all Luminary Leaders and Luminary Alumni! Illuminate your creativity and spread the good news of Unitarian Universalism . Create...
  • By Ted Resnikoff
    You Decide if Activists for Climate Change GROW or whither on April 22 The Unitarian Universalist College of Social Justice (UUCSJ) with...

Braver/Wiser: A Weekly Message of Courage and Compassion

  • By Erika A. Hewitt
    To offer hospitality, we first have to identify ourselves — sometimes in inconvenient or uncomfortable ways — as helpers; as willing to offer kindness or connection to someone we might disagree with.
  • By Becky Brooks
    Someone had broken into our garage. We picked our way through the space, storage tubs strewn about, ready to make a list of what was missing: two wool sweaters and half a tent. Someone was suffering a misfortune here, but it wasn’t us.
  • By Tim Atkins
    The most important lesson pottery has taught me is to not be attached to the final product. Every time I’ve put a piece in to the kiln with a certain expectation of how it’ll come out, I’ve been disappointed. When I don’t much care in the end how it looks, I end up pleasantly surprised. I can’t be attached to those final outcomes — the process matters more than the product.
  • By Teresa Honey Youngblood
    Light We Seek, wherever I am on the journey toward wholeness for all of us—that is, toward racial equality—help me to forgive myself and others for missteps and missed opportunities, and guide my efforts to build up the relationships where love, justice, and understanding grow.
  • By Erika A. Hewitt
    When I picked up her call, Kira’s voice was thick with tears. Kira, one of my best friends, is the mother of 4-year old twins, working full...

Skinner House Books

Tapestry of Faith: Curricula and Resources for Lifespan Faith Development

Gather the Spirit

Heeding the Call, Jr. High Ages 12-15

Wisdom from the Hebrew Scriptures

World of Wonder, Grades K-1

UU World

  • By Doug Muder
    The realities of an individual life—and of aging—reveal the limits of unlimited growth and expansion.
    Image credit: Stock photo of stacks of books on a bookshelf.
  • By Alexandra Varney McDonald
    Faced with costly renovations, a suburban congregation and an urban community ministry embarked on an innovative campaign to rejuvenate both of their historic buildings.
    Image credit: images of 2 old churches set within interlinked circles with the words "Suburban, congregation, urban, community ministry" encircling.
  • By Air Nonken
    In Nicaragua, women cultivate power and share their wisdom with UU feminists from the United States.
    Image credit: Travelers from the U.S. on a UU College of Social Justice trip to Nicaragua celebrate their new friendship with women from the Los Llanos CoopeMujer cooperative and the Esteli offices of Fundación Entre Mujeres.
  • By Maryah Converse
    When we say everyone must pledge to be a member, some low-income people in the pews may be hearing that they aren’t welcome.
    Image credit: Stock art, photo of metal gears meshing together. One says "give" one says "receive".
  • By Jinny Batterson
    We are all dependent on seeds, literally and metaphorically.
    Image credit: © valentinrussanov/istock
  • By Jeffrey A. Lockwood
    Who could object to living sustainably? It depends on what we mean.
  • By Jane Ranney Rzepka
    Shedding possessions as I age is a family—and faith—tradition.
    Image credit: © Apionid (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)
  • By Jeffrey A. Lockwood
    Don’t worry about ‘nature.’ Worry about a species that can’t say, ‘Enough.’
    Image credit: © Fotolia/tab62
  • By Donald E. Skinner
    Christmas Tree Santas, a nonprofit founded by a UU, gives trees to families in need.
    Image credit: © White Loft Studio

WorshipWeb: Searchable Worship Collection

  • By Lyn Cox
    With curiosity and contemplation, let us delve into the gifts of darkness... where life finds rest and renewal.
  • By Anne Dilenschneider
    The Innkeeper's dilemma.
  • By Kimberlee Anne Tomczak Carlson
    You have been looking for something larger than yourself.
  • By William E. Swing
    “There’s a hunger beyond food that’s expressed in food, and that’s why feeding is always a kind of miracle. It speaks to a bigger desire.”...
  • By Katie Gelfand
    We light our chalice as a symbol of gratitude as we celebrate the abundance of our lives together. In this sanctuary we harvest bushels of...
  • By Michael Hall
    As we approach the time for our offering, give what you will: for the church that has meant so much to you, for the church that meant so...
  • By Cheryl Strayed
    “You cannot convince people to love you. This is an absolute rule. No one will ever give you love because you want him or her to give it...
  • By Diana Smith
    This hands-on ritual could be used to celebrate Earth Day, a Solstice, or an Equinox. Before the service begins, set up a table or two (or...
  • By Kevin Tarsa
    May I remember in this tender moment that Love is my guide, always, shepherding me toward ways of openness and compassion. I have what I...
  • By Kristin Collins
    We give to remind ourselves how many gifts we have to offer. We give to remember that we are part of something bigger than ourselves. We...
  • By John Saxon
    This religious community exists by its mission as a fire exists by burning. But a fire cannot burn without fuel. And it is the time, the...
  • By David Breeden
    Our light is the light of the sun, keeper of all we love; our light is the light of the earth, provider of sustenance; our light is the...
  • By D. Scott Cooper
    There is a glow far off in the distance, a light to which no path leads. We know that each time we help another or join with them to heal...
  • By Gwen Matthews
    Today, we're thankful for you and what you bring to our church. Your spirit, talents, generosity, imagination, and dedication reaffirm our...
  • By Andre Mol
    This blessing was written in honor of two Unitarians, Martha and Waitstill Sharp, who during WWII dared to risk their own comfort in order...
  • By Swiftwalker
    Let’s start with the people we love and those who love us, thankful they are in our lives obliging us to open our hearts. Let open hearts...
  • By Lyn Cox
    Ritual elements in which people bless one another give the congregation an opportunity to look into one another's eyes with respect and...
  • By Lisa Doege
    No hot house flowers, these, bred for perfection, dyed and trimmed, and arranged to order, clothed in ribbons and bows. Not these. No,...
  • By Lorelei Greenwood-Jones
    Leader: What is abundance? What do we call riches and bounty? Congregation: Abundance is all around us. L: That we are alive is priceless;...

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