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Braver/Wiser: A Weekly Message of Courage and Compassion

  • By Erika A. Hewitt
    "How complicated it is to break silence: to open all of the secrets in all of our broken hearts. But silence does break; truth seeks the light. We're unraveling silence because we have determined that our power with one another is greater than the power someone once had over us."

Tapestry of Faith: Curricula and Resources for Lifespan Faith Development

A Place of Wholeness

Chalice Children, in Preschool

Creating Home, Kindergarten-1st Grade

  • Adapted from a Jewish folktale from Poland In this fun and participatory story a farmer lives in a house with his wife and children and the...

Sing to the Power, Grades 4-5

Worship Lab: Posts on Crafting Worship

WorshipWeb: Searchable Worship Collection

  • 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 DeRay Mckesson
    “If your love for me requires that I hide parts of who I am, then you don't love me. Love is never a request for silence.”
  • By Shari Woodbury
    I invite you to enter a period of quiet for a guided meditation. You may wish to adjust your position so that your spine is straight, your...
  • By Barbara Stevens
    Let this be a place of warm and gentle silence: the silence that soothes and comforts the wounded, the silence that yields insights into...
  • By David Breeden
    The Solstices teach us that darkness comes, that darkness goes. The Solstices teach us that light comes, that light goes. The Solstices...
  • By Mark L. Belletini
    Ah, it’s true. When our ancestors spoke of heaven, they were speaking of this moment. When they went on about nirvana they imagined a time...
  • By Gary Kowalski
    Night has its own kind of beauty, different than the beauty of day. Night is a time of sleep and dreams and inward visions, A time of pause...
  • By Susan Manker-Seale
    Let us join hearts in the spirit of meditation and prayer: Juntemos corazones en el espiritu de meditacion y oracion : Mysterious Presence...
  • By David O Rankin
    Silence is not always golden. Sometimes, silence is a contempt for goodness; silence is a consent for atrocities; silence is a scorn for...
  • By Mark L. Belletini
    Let my body remember. Let my hands and feet remember. Let my breath remember those who have come before me, those who have come before us...
  • By Annie Scott
    Please join me for a body prayer of caring. We bring our hands over our hearts to express respect for ourselves. We expand our hands into a...
  • By Annie Scott
    It's important is to take time to be quiet, to be still, so we can be in touch with the deepest and best part of ourselves—our inner voice...
  • By Sara Eileen LaWall
    Spirit of life and love, In the silence In the stillness We hear the call of our own heart Its tender dreams Its sorrows and its triumphs...
  • By Carl G Seaburg
    Let there be joy in our coming together this morning. Let there be truth heard in the words we speak and the songs we sing. Let there be...
  • By Susan L Van Dreser
    In the moments when Word is silence give yourself to it in wholeness and wait. Let the knowing of this primal sound carry you into circles...
  • By Emmy Lou Belcher
    Let us take a moment to settle into the silence. Hear and feel your quiet breathing. Hear and feel the quiet of this room and this...
  • By Stephen W Dick
    There is rarely enough silence in our services. Perhaps we are too busy for silence. Perhaps we are afraid of what we might discover. Today...
  • By George Kimmich Beach
    Giver of being and freedom, thou who touches our lives in unforeseen ways, who unsettles our ease and upsets our self-satisfactions: We...
  • By Judith L Quarles
    Let us join our hearts and minds in the quiet of meditation and prayer. How shall we pray? First, let us be open to the silence. Let us...
  • By Richard F Boeke
    We are bogged down by the details of life. We are smothered by detail. Our bodies fill up with knots of anxiety. Our throats are dry. We...
  • By Barbara J Pescan
    In this familiar place, listen: to the sounds of breathing, creaking chairs, shuffling feet, clearing throats, and sighing all around Know...
  • By Jay E Abernathy, Jr
    Let us seek the quiet and the calm Let us lay aside our loud calling Let us lay aside our struggle Speak softly: let us listen to the...
  • By Jay E Abernathy, Jr
    Let us seek the quiet and the calm Let us lay aside our loud calling Let us lay aside our struggle Speak softly: let us listen to the...
  • By Mary Edes
    If God is your strength and companion and prayer the means of centering your thoughts, There is room for you here. If the teachings of the...
  • By Susan Maginn
    As we settle into our seat all of our life comes down with us, like an extended slinky retracting into a single cylinder Back you snap into...