Commitment

This list includes every page tagged with "Commitment."

  • By Lynn Gardner
    From WorshipWeb
    We are keepers of the tree because this is where we are nourished. This is where some of our most precious memories are, and where our people have dreamed. This is where we remember who we want to become.
  • By Nancy McDonald Ladd
    From WorshipWeb
    If God’s name is love, then God compels us to resist the fall to sinful violence by pushing back with muscular resolve against the social structures that confine our capacity to care. A universalist God for a tragic era is not a gauzy, hymn-singing force of personal devotion that draws us...
  • By Carter Heyward
    From WorshipWeb
    We are not automatic lovers of self, others, world, or God. Love does not just happen. We are not love machines, puppets on the strings of a deity called “love.” Love is a choice—not simply, or necessarily, a rational choice, but rather a willingness to be present to others without pretense or...
  • By Alex Jensen
    From WorshipWeb
    Remind us to be gentle; may we love mercy and kindness, recalling the times when we've fallen short ourselves.
  • By Viola Abbitt
    From WorshipWeb
    As we light this chalice [this evening], may it serve to give us clarity of purpose and illumine our way as we set about doing the work of this congregation, in commitment, in cooperation, and in love.
  • By Robin Tanner
    From Braver/Wiser
    We are never numbers to be tallied for turnout. We are more than a sum. Together, we are the hope and courage.
  • By Monica Jacobson-Tennessen
    From WorshipWeb
    Reader 1: We come today to gather together as Unitarian Universalists. ...
  • By Tania Márquez
    From WorshipWeb
    The voices of our people call us now; the world harbors their joys and their sorrows.
  • By Wendy Bartel, Lynn Gardner
    From WorshipWeb
    Note: This was written and led by co-ministers to celebrate the installation of a third minister in a different congregation. Please change pronouns as necessary. ...
  • By Carey McDonald, Terasa Cooley
    From WorshipWeb
    Love is hard. Love for people, especially those who are different from you. Love that says “I see you as a person.” Love that says “let your unique light shine in the world” because each of our souls touches the divine mystery.