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Braver/Wiser: A Weekly Message of Courage and Compassion

  • 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.

Tapestry of Faith: Curricula and Resources for Lifespan Faith Development

A Chorus of Faiths, High School Youth

  • By Hannah McConnaughay, Renee Ruchotzke
    The Chorus of Faiths program helps develop Unitarian Universalist youth as interfaith leaders. Youth explore values of service to our community and religious pluralism through stories from our Sources and personal storytelling, and coordinate an interfaith service.

Creating Home, Kindergarten-1st Grade

Heeding the Call, Jr. High Ages 12-15

  • From the All Folk Tales website. Used with permission. A long time ago in the village of Ipetumodu, there lived a poor woman. This woman...

Love Connects Us, Grades 4-5

Love Surrounds Us, Grades K-1

Miracles, Wide Age Span

  • A Celtic pagan story from Ireland, told by Erica Helm Meade in her book of wisdom tales, The Moon in the Well (Peru, Illinois: Open Court/...

Moral Tales, Grades 2-3

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...

Sing to the Power, Grades 4-5

What We Choose: Ethics for Unitarian Universalists

Windows and Mirrors, Grades 4-5

Wisdom from the Hebrew Scriptures

Wonderful Welcome

  • By Elisa Davy Pearmain
    A contemporary story by Elisa Davy Pearmain, based on the Jewish tradition of the Passover Seder. Before telling the story, set out a...
  • By Janeen K Grohsmeyer
    On Steve's sixth birthday, many people gave him gifts. His mother gave him a chess set and promised to teach him how to play after dinner...

World of Wonder, Grades K-1

  • By Janeen K Grohsmeyer
    Holding up an apple (or other fruit) as you begin telling this story provides a focus. If no one responds to your questions, or if the...
  • Adapted from "Why the Sky is Far Away" in The Barefoot Book of Earth Tales by Dawn Casey and Anne Wilson (Cambridge: Barefoot Books, 2009...

UU World

WorshipWeb: Searchable Worship Collection

  • 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 Sarah Movius Schurr
    This sermon refers to, and includes, the emerging ritual of a "chocolate communion." If you're seeking to incorporate our Unitarian...
  • By Nicole Janelle
    I understand participation in Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) as a spiritual practice or discipline. While the word discipline may...
  • By Debra Smith
    We are hungry We are eating our daily bread and bowing our heads and yet we are hungry We are thanking the farmer and the farm worker and...
  • By Mary Wellemeyer
    In one church it was meals, prepared and frozen to be shared with those in need. Food was handed out at the door, or taken to where it was...
  • By Katie Stein Sather
    We gather to be together, We gather to celebrate and to support our beloved community We gather to commune in body as well as in spirit...
  • By Richard M Fewkes
    To water in excelsis. In vino veritas . As the Son of Man (or, Jesus) came eating and drinking and made friends with the people of the...
  • By Ana Porter
    Moses was a rancher. Long before he became a famous Biblical patriarch who led his people to freedom from slavery, he was a simple rancher. And this simple rancher was tending his flock on the side of a mountain one day circa 1527 BCE, when he came upon a small forest fire—a burning bush. He was...
  • By Frances Moore Lappé
    To me democracy is an exciting, living practice, what we do every day. To most democracy doesn’t relate to our daily lives and it sure isn’...
  • By Lillian Nye
    I [do not] mean to present myself as some kind of bodhisattva of compassion. However, in my better moments—at least in my more conscious...
  • By Gerri Kennedy
    On a deeper level, do we consider what we are eating and whether its origins are compatible with our personal values? Since the beginning...
  • By Michael Tino
    Working to feed the hungry and obtain adequate food for poor people in our society has long been central to my own justice and service work. ...
  • By LoraKim Joyner
    A meat eater comes up to a vegan: “Did you hear about the new study saying vegans are more likely to go blind? I guess it’s because you don...
  • By Alison Wohler
    ...[H]ow we eat is not an isolated issue. While we would like to think, and often do think, with our independent human personalities, that...
  • By Duane H. Fickeisen
    What you choose to eat is important to both parts of how you live out the mission of our congregation—transforming your life and caring for the earth. ...How many of you have heard that “an apple a day keeps the doctor away?” Apples (and other fresh fruits) are healthy foods, and eating them...
  • By Meri Gibb
    ...For the affluent, sitting down to a dinner derived from perhaps twenty-five different food sources is taken for granted...Filling the plate and eating and drinking to fullness is a social event, an opportunity to admire the art before you, to pay your respects by consuming it. ...
  • By Vicky Talbert
    I remember back to the 50’s and 60’s when, once a week, my mother would don her shirtwaist, climb into the family car, and make her way to the A&P. How did she choose her groceries then? In our family, in New England and a long way from the fertile, productive valleys of California,...
  • By Peter Friedrichs
    There I was, at the "Big Question:" What is my relationship to the creatures on this earth, and to the earth itself? Are they, is it, here for me, or am I a part of it? How far does the interdependent web extend, and do I really believe that all of us are intimately connected with all of existence? ...
  • By David Breeden
    I grew up on my family farm in the southern part of Illinois. There was nothing about it that was a golden age. And I’m NOT nostalgic about the good old days. ...
  • By Peggy Clarke
    Tomatoes are arguably the most consumed fruit or vegetable in our country....28% of Americans eat a meal every day that contains at least...
  • By Michael Tino
    ...Our spiritual connection to the food we eat has...been harmed by a modern culture in which over-processed foods are so ubiquitous that...