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  • Alexandra Penfold, Suzanne Kaufman
    A warm, welcoming picture book that celebrates diversity and gives encouragement and support to all kids

Beacon Press

Braver/Wiser: A Weekly Message of Courage and Compassion

  • By Monica Dobbins
    What could you accomplish this week if you knew you had a ground team wishing you well? Who are the other explorers around you, needing a word of encouragement that would mean so much coming from you?
  • By Rebekah Savage
    My soul nudged me from a hiding place to confess and to seek forgiveness, and only through the grace of the Great Mystery of Life unfolding around us did I receive the blessing of journeying with a beloved, grieving friend.
  • 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 Elizabeth Harding
    Remembering is the art of holding a memory and sharing it; it’s drawing upon that memory so it can help us to grow into people who live lives of meaning and service. As a practice, remembering connects us deeply to each other and to the love that sustains us.

inSpirit: The UU Book and Gift Shop

Tapestry of Faith: Curricula and Resources for Lifespan Faith Development

Chalice Children, in Preschool

Creating Home, Kindergarten-1st Grade

Love Connects Us, Grades 4-5

  • Materials for Activity Props for role play, such as fabric, hats, paper bags, boxes, empty paper towel rolls, etc. Preparation for Activity...

Love Surrounds Us, Grades K-1

  • By Emily Kingsley in the book Free to Be... A Family conceived and edited by Marlo Thomas. Copyright 1987 and published by Bantam Books...

Moral Tales, Grades 2-3

Principled Commitment

  • The Program In this generous world, love will come our way now and then. But if we do not plant the love that we have in the firm soil of...

Signs of Our Faith, Grades 2-3

  • Kamal was excited. His best friend Abby's birthday was today. In the kitchen, Kamal found his mother, Sherry, drinking her morning cup of...

Spirit in Practice

  • After many years of being out of shape, he decided it was time to do something about the state of his body. With great excitement and enthusiasm, he went to the local gym, got a membership, and began a circuit-training routine. He felt good. And he kept at it, going to the gym several times a week. ...

The New UU

Toolbox of Faith, Grades 4-5

  • Preparation for Activity Choose the songs to teach - "Make New Friends," as suggested, or another of your choice - and become familiar with...

What Moves Us

  • Several years ago, I spent an evening discussing Covenant Groups with members of a New England church who were interested in starting a...
  • By William F. Schulz
    Excerpted from the 2006 Berry Street Lecture. When I was seven or eight years old, I lived across the street from a little dog named Amy...

Windows and Mirrors, Grades 4-5

  • Materials for Activity A copy of the story " Jelly Beans " A bell, chime, rain stick or other musical noisemaker Preparation for Activity...

Wonderful Welcome

  • By Gail Forsyth-Vail
    The story, "The Bremen Town Musicians," was told by the brothers Grimm in Germany, in the early 1800s. This session comes from Gail Forsyth-Vail's book, Stories In Faith: Exploring Our Unitarian Universalist Principles and Sources Through Wisdom Tales (Boston: Unitarian Universalist Association,...
  • By Janeen K Grohsmeyer
    A story from A Lamp in Every Corner: Our Unitarian Universalist Storybook (Boston: Unitarian Universalist Association, 2004). Read or tell...
  • By Kenneth W. Collier
    From Our Seven Principles in Story and Verse: A Collection for Children and Adults by Kenneth Collier (Boston: Skinner House Books, 1997)...

WorshipWeb: Searchable Worship Collection

  • By Theresa I. Soto
    These are friends. They are loves. They stretch our hearts and fill them with their abundance of kindness.
  • By Eliot Brian Chenowith
    New verses for "My Life Flows on in Endless Song" (SLT #108)
  • By Claire Feingold Thoryn
    Let us give thanks for a bouquet of people. We give thanks for children. Like tulips and iris, they multiply around us, making the world...
  • By Kendyl R Gibbons
    In a few moments, there will be a splendid party celebrating (name)’s passage into young womanhood. At that time, she will receive a series of traditional gifts, symbolizing the duties as well as the privileges of her new status. At this moment, in the spirit of reverence, we present some of these...
  • By Tom Schade
    O God, who moves among the stars of the cold clear sky, whose voice whispers in the silence of falling snow, whose silence stills our...
  • By Theresa I. Soto
    I know sometimes you get cranky, And sometimes your tea gets cold Before you can drink it. Sometimes The news is too much. The resistance...
  • By Maureen Killoran
    Each person (mostly children but some adults will have brought their backpacks too) comes forward with their backpack and stands in a group...
  • By Cynthia Landrum
    In the bleak and cold winter, We gather ourselves in To light the fire to warm our spirits, To kindle the flame of love and hope.
  • By Dale Hudson
    This is a house of reflection and contemplation, of joy and sorrow, friendship, sharing and laughter. We light this chalice in remembrance of what we have been and in the hope of what we may become.
  • By John Corrado
    Here we are: children at the Big Party, having our moment in the sun, our piece of the action, till our bodies give way and we are called...
  • By Richard S. Gilbert
    For the sound of bow on string, Of breath over reed, Of touch on keyboard; For slants of sunlight through windows, For shimmering shadows...
  • By Jane E Mauldin
    My wakeful nights are fewer now that my children are growing older. A recent event reminded me of what I am missing. After a tremendously...
  • By Kim K. Crawford Harvie
    Great spirit of life, We pray today for our animal friends, Grateful for their companionship and devotion. By our kindness to them, May we...
  • By Meg Barnhouse
    Today I have too many friends who are dying. Sometimes at a memorial service I feel dissatisfied, and I’m the preacher in charge. I realize...
  • By Dinah Maria Mulock Craik
    Oh, the comfort—the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person—having neither to weigh thoughts nor mea­sure words, but pouring...

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