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Braver/Wiser: A Weekly Message of Courage and Compassion

  • By Kat Liu
    Outside of the meditation hall, we plan for the future and think of the past. But so often we replay past regrets and worry about future events to the point where we’re no longer present in the present.
  • By Robin Tanner
    Advent is about expectation—radical expectations that undo the status quo—and anticipation: a skillful search for the places where liberation rises from the ashes.

Tapestry of Faith: Curricula and Resources for Lifespan Faith Development

Chalice Children, in Preschool

Creating Home, Kindergarten-1st Grade

  • Adapted from The Empty Pot by Demi (New York: Henry Holt, 1990); permission pending. Long, long ago, the Emperor of an ancient land was old...

Gather the Spirit

  • Long ago, it is said, there was a mighty flood, and the People left their world, the Fourth World, the Underworld, and came up into the...

Heeding the Call, Jr. High Ages 12-15

Love Surrounds Us, Grades K-1

Sing to the Power, Grades 4-5

Spirit in Practice

  • Pablo Casals, born in Vendrell, Spain to a Puerto Rican mother, is thought by many to be the greatest cellist who ever lived. His...

Virtue Ethics

  • A retelling of stories from the Ramayana, an ancient Hindu text. Perfect daughter, perfect wife, perfect mother. This is the way Hindus...

World of Wonder, Grades K-1

  • By Julie Simon
    Daniel firmly grips his paddle and pulls hard against the water. He watches as the paddle tip dives below the surface, then leaves behind a...

WorshipWeb: Searchable Worship Collection

  • By Mandie McGlynn
    Stones of justice have been tossed in the lake but their ripples have not yet arrived.
  • By Cricket Hall
    In this time of waiting, may we hold the world in our hearts. ...
  • By Jess Reynolds
    On my worst days, it is gravity I am most grateful for: the way the earth pulls at me from her core, yearns for me, keeps me pressed tightly against her surface. When my own core is hollowed out, when I have no more mass than a leaf dead on the branch, still this is enough for the earth to find me....
  • By Kyle Johnson
    Mystery of the Universe – Ground of our very Being, Truly it is said that you make the sun rise, and the life giving rains fall, on both...
  • By Erika A. Hewitt
    Week 4: Love (Dec. 24, 2017) Every Sunday morning this month, we’ve woven Advent into our worship life at [congregation]. “Advent” comes...
  • By Erika A. Hewitt
    Week 2: Peace (Dec. 10, 2017) The four candles on this wreath count down through the season of winter’s dark leading into the light. Advent...
  • By Erika A. Hewitt
    Week 1: Hope (Dec. 3, 2017) Many years ago, thousands of years ago, people in the northern hemisphere were thought to have gathered wreaths...
  • By Erika A. Hewitt
    This is the season of endings and beginnings, when the small signs of dawn pierce through the night and something new is born. But first...
  • By Vanessa Southern
    So much undone. ...
  • By Krista Flanagan
    What if everything always went according to plan? At first, we might accomplish more of what we think we need to accomplish. And it may...
  • By Israel Buffardi
    The road that lies ahead of us is a long one, and the pace of progress will sometimes feel glacially slow. Never forget that glaciers over...
  • By Barnaby Feder
    We kindle a flame we trust will lead us forward as we travel in unknown lands, where the question, “Shall I ever get there?” resounds: A...
  • By Doug Kraft
    “We want to give you an update on our progress,” the captain said over the PA. A silent groan went through the passengers: the word “update...
  • By Doug Kraft
    When I was a kid I liked to skip stones on lakes. If I threw a flat stone at the correct angle and with enough speed and energy it would...
  • By Heather Rion Starr
    May I move gently through this cloudy, murky, gray day. ...
  • By Margaret Fuller
    Be revered In thee the faithful hope that still looks forward, And keeps the life-spark warm of future action Beneath the cloak of patient...
  • By Richard S. Gilbert
    When we are overwhelmed with the world And cannot see our way clear, When life seems a struggle between tedium and apathy Or frenzy and...
  • By Kathy Fuson Hurt
    In order to get out I must go through. There is no other way. No other way? But there must be another way, an easier path, a well-lit road...
  • By Tess Baumberger
    Waiting to be born, again, into the morning, onto the day, from dark warm comfort, of my bed full of sleep and blankets, back into bright...
  • By Richard M Fewkes
    Creator of all times and seasons, and of all the seasons of our lives, we gather in this place, thankful for the days that have been, even...
  • By Greta W Crosby
    Let us join in the exercise of silence for reflection, repose, meditation, or prayer. (Silence) In reflecting upon the dispiriting time in...
  • By David Breeden
    Advent, adventus, means waiting. And the holiday season is nothing if not waiting—to get done the chores; to find the right gift; to find time for quiet moments; to accept that our loved ones will not be as we wish them to be. We will light the chalice this holiday season, this time of waiting, to...
  • By Maureen Killoran
    No one is ever really ready for Christmas. If we were really all prepared: If every gift we had contemplated had been obtained; If every...
  • By Wayne B Arnason
    Spirit of Life, The beginning of the holiday season is filled with temptations to conspicuous consumptions, and pleas for generosity. The...
  • By Ken Nye
    Someone told me once that Einstein thought time is a variable. That is to say that time is not a constant. Are you following this? I think...
  • By Eric Williams
    With faithful progress, The Great Sun has traveled, From north to south again, And on this day pauses. So we also stand still, With the...