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Braver/Wiser: A Weekly Message of Courage and Compassion

  • 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.

Tapestry of Faith: Curricula and Resources for Lifespan Faith Development

A Place of Wholeness

Creating Home, Kindergarten-1st Grade

  • Adapted from Christian scripture. There once was a father, who had two sons. The younger son wanted to leave home and travel to distant...

Love Connects Us, Grades 4-5

  • Materials for Activity A copy of the story, " Hard Truths " Preparation for Activity Read the story and prepare to share it with the group...

Love Surrounds Us, Grades K-1

Miracles, Wide Age Span

  • This Korean folk tale, translated by Heinz Insu Fenkl, is similar to the European folk tale “The Frog Prince.” Used with the translator’s...

Moral Tales, Grades 2-3

Riddle and Mystery, 6th Grade

Toolbox of Faith, Grades 4-5

Virtue Ethics

  • From Christian scripture, Luke 15:11-32 ( New Revised Standard Version ). Then Jesus said, "There was a man who had two sons. The younger...

Windows and Mirrors, Grades 4-5

Wonderful Welcome

  • This telling of "St. Francis and the Wolf" was written by John Feister, editor of AmericanCatholic.org, based on the story recorded by...

World of Wonder, Grades K-1

  • By Sarah Conover
    From the book Kindness: A Treasury of Buddhist Wisdom for Children and Parents. Once upon a time, the Buddha was born as a magnificent ibex...

UU World

  • By David Hummon
    dear earth, / teach us to stand / like trees
    Image credit: background image of leaves frozen in ice, with a poem title of "invocation".
  • By Heather Beasley Doyle
    A New Hampshire congregation attempts to repair past wrongs by the church against a devoted biracial Universalist minister, his sister, and their family.
    Image credit: The plaque that will be installed in the newly named Campbell Chapel at the UU Church of Nashua, New Hampshire.
  • By Sofia Betancourt
    We seek to reform Unitarian Universalism because we can never be the bearers of love and justice if the foundation that sustains us is still perpetuating the very problems we long to solve.
    Image credit: LeLaina Romero, Amanda Thomas, and the Rev. Sofía Betancourt sing “For You I Sing,” by Margaret Nes, during the Service of the Living Tradition.
  • By Elizabeth Lerner Maclay
    It’s gotten so that if I call a loved one during that period of ten days between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, they’ll just ask, ‘Is this the phone call?’
    Image credit: © istock/DragonImages
  • By Elaine McArdle, Kenny Wiley
    Racial justice activists, many of them Unitarian Universalists, work in Tulsa to overcome the painful legacy of a 1921 riot that killed up to 300 black people.
    Image credit: © Michael (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)
  • By Paula Cole Jones
    Steps you can take.
  • By Paula Cole Jones
    In our own souls, between individuals, within groups, and between groups.
  • By David Whitford
    A Cincinnati church reaches out to the family of W.H.G. Carter, a black Unitarian minister it rejected many years ago.

WorshipWeb: Searchable Worship Collection

  • By Beth Dana
    Lift us above our divisions and move us beyond the walls of our knowing toward each others' humanity.
  • By Heide Cottam
    Bearing witness is an act of compassion, empathy, solidarity and justice. It is a holy act. Humanity is at its most powerful and transformative when we experience the truth of another.
  • By Ben Soule
    A feeling of being on the edge of something new. A time to welcome the new year and make the old year right before we lay it on our shelf of memories.
  • By Erika A. Hewitt, Rebekah Savage
    This Lamentation is for two voices: one white, and one person of color/indigenous (POCI). Both voices invite people to repeat a refrain...
  • By DeReau K. Farrar
    When I was in middle school, I was taught that every person, to some extent, holds a set of prejudices that impact our perceptions of...
  • By Rebekah Savage
    I play this moment over and over again in my head: the day I heard of the Thomas Jefferson Ball, hosted by Unitarian Universalists in 1993...
  • By Kimberly Quinn Johnson 
    We are the ones we have been waiting for.* We are not perfect, but we are perfectly fitted for this day. We are not without fault, but we...
  • By Kimberly Quinn Johnson 
    Hush: Somebody’s calling your name— Can you hear it? Calling you to a past not quite forgotten, Calling us to a future not fully imagined?...
  • By Rebekah Savage
    Spirit of Life, Spirit of Love, We have gathered under the banner of a shared faith. We are born of a welcoming grace that extends and...
  • By Carol Thomas Cissel
    Diverse. Multicultural. Inclusive. Welcoming. If I made a list of every single Unitarian Universalist congregation I have served, visited...
  • By Connie Simon
    When I started attending a UU church, I was excited by the promise of worship that would draw from the arts, science, nature, literature and a multitude of voices. Indeed, some of the voices that Unitarian Universalists hear in worship each week belong to Thoreau, Emerson, Ballou, and others. Their...
  • By Viola Abbitt
    Let us open our hearts, still our minds and enter a time of prayer. Let us call forth and hold in our hearts the stories of all who have...
  • By Connie Simon
    Spirit of Life and Love, God of Many Names, we gather in awareness of the opportunity before us as Unitarian Universalists. We have been...
  • By Viola Abbitt
    Loving inclusion has been an elusive goal within our congregations. We are a covenantal people, and the promise of our faith, which was...
  • By Rebekah Savage
    We light our flaming chalice as a beloved people united in love and thirsting for restorative justice. May it melt away the tethers that...
  • By Viola Abbitt
    We are Unitarian Universalists. When we lift up our Seven Principles, some of us think of them as a form of theology — but they are more...
  • By Renee Ruchotzke
    It was at a gathering of white women when this gathering of the waters first came to pass. White women in a second wave of gender self-...
  • By Lyn Cox
    Spirit of Life and Love, known by many names and yet fully known by none, we give thanks for this time and this place of renewal. We give thanks for the ability to begin again: after the disaster, after the tragedy, after the loss, after meeting the challenge set before us. Grant us the courage to...
  • By Liz James
    Today, you join in membership. This is a moment of excitement and possibility. And although I don’t wish to pull you out of this moment, I...
  • By Jan Taddeo
    Beloved Children of the Oneness of many names, you who cover the land in numbers greater than the stars, I petition you, I pray to you,...
  • By Amy Petrie Shaw
    For all who die in war We lift up our hearts For all who live in suffering in the aftermath of violence We lift up our hearts For all who...
  • 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...

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