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Beacon Press

Braver/Wiser: A Weekly Message of Courage and Compassion

  • 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.

Skinner House Books

Tapestry of Faith: Curricula and Resources for Lifespan Faith Development

A Chorus of Faiths, High School Youth

Heeding the Call, Jr. High Ages 12-15

Love Connects Us, Grades 4-5

Love Surrounds Us, Grades K-1

  • By Sarah Conover , Freda Crane
    A Muslim folk tale from Ayat Jamilah: Beautiful Signs, A Treasury of Islamic Wisdom for Children and Parents collected and adapted by Sarah...
  • From The Broken Tusk by Uma Krishnaswami (Atlanta, GA: August House Publishers Inc.). Used by permission of the publishers. Hard times...
  • By Janeen K Grohsmeyer
    A story of Dorothea Dix (1802-1887), Unitarian teacher and social reformer. "Finish eating your supper, Anna," said Florence. "We mustn't...

Sing to the Power, Grades 4-5

Virtue Ethics

  • What is the value of a gift given? Is it just the dollar amount on the price tag or are some gifts worth much more? Let me tell you about a...

Windows and Mirrors, Grades 4-5

Wonderful Welcome

  • Inspired by "The Widow's Mite," a parable from Christian scripture. Read or tell the story. In a little village near Jerusalem, a long time...
  • This story is inspired by a true story, reported in the New York Times on May 10, 1987, about a Manhattan community that joined together to...

UU World

WorshipWeb: Searchable Worship Collection

  • By John Saxon
    Holy One, known by many names and beyond all names, known in many ways and beyond our knowing: We gather together this evening in the cold...
  • By Dorothy Day
    What we would like to do is change the world—make it a little simpler for people to feed, clothe, and shelter themselves... by fighting for...
  • By Forrest Gilmore
    In the first episode of "Call the Midwife"—a British show about post-WWII midwives—the main character Jenny Worth is just starting as a...
  • 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 Kaaren Solveig Anderson
    My friend Marcy and her boyfriend Brian recently ate dinner at a local Chinese restaurant. As they enjoyed a plate of lo mein, engrossed in...
  • By Anonymous
    The world now has the means to end extreme poverty, we pray we will have the will. What is this prayer about? The Millennium Development...
  • By David Breeden
    Ho Hum In 1935, a US government truck pulled up to my grandfather’s house, a two-room sharecropper’s shack in which sixteen people lived...
  • By Marilyn Sewell
    The early settlers who risked life and limb to come to this land—a land strange and unknown, but full of promise—these early settlers had a...
  • By Erika A. Hewitt
    I had jet-lag. That’s my excuse—that, and it was a hot, humid Sunday afternoon in Chicago, the end of a three-day family reunion. All of us...
  • By Vail Weller
    Partner-church relationships with UU communities around the world connect us to extreme poverty. Global economic justice calls us to new depths of ethical living, generosity, and international mission work to spread the saving messages of Universalism.