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Beacon Press

  • Henry David Thoreau, Bill McKibben
    From Beacon Press
    In honor of the bicentennial of Henry David Thoreau's birth, this edition of Walden features an introduction and annotations by renowned...

Blue Boat: Youth and Young Adult Blog

  • By Annie Gonzalez Milliken
    Fiercely UU is a new blog series where Unitarian Universalist young adults tell stories about what our faith requires of us and how they...

Braver/Wiser: A Weekly Message of Courage and Compassion

  • By Misha Sanders
    It is my only memory of a lesson from Kindergarten Sunday School class. Maybe it’s the only one that counts.
  • By Robin Tanner
    We have narratives that guide the way we experience and know one another—but the Rev. Dr. William Barber often reminds me that “you must always believe the redemption of your enemy is possible.”
  • By Elea Kemler
    Every year, I tell the congregation not to worry about mistakes because there aren’t any; there is only us, telling an old story about love getting born into this aching world.
  • By Teresa Honey Youngblood
    Pray, if you pray. Send love and money, too. We will be rolled and covered, but we will rise and carry others with us. Watch for the opportunities to rise and carry. Watch for the holy moments where some people see God.

Tapestry of Faith: Curricula and Resources for Lifespan Faith Development

Chalice Children, in Preschool

Creating Home, Kindergarten-1st Grade

  • This is a story about a city. The name of the city is Makkah al-Mukarramah, but sometimes it is called Makkah or Mecca. This city is in...
  • Adapted from Hebrew scripture. Once long ago, in the city of Bethlehem, in the land of Judah, there lived a man named Elimelech. Elimelech...

Love Will Guide Us, Grades 2-3

Moral Tales, Grades 2-3

  • Recrafted with permission of the author, Francis Dorff, O. Praem, of the Norbertine Community of Alberquerque, New Mexico, from his story...

Toolbox of Faith, Grades 4-5

Wisdom from the Hebrew Scriptures

  • Isaiah 52: 1-2, 13-15; 53: 1-8, 54: 2-4, 7-8 (New Revised Standard Version) Awake, awake, Put on your strength O Zion! Put on your...

UU World

  • By Jane Ranney Rzepka
    I go for fierce landscapes every chance I get.
    Image credit: Dawn at Uluru
  • By Jeffrey A. Lockwood
    Our love for the Earth is multifaceted and deep.
    Image credit: Environment conservation concept - glass earth sitting on a bed of moss - Stock image
  • By Jim Sherblom
    The first time, I emerged merely breathless, wet, and cold.
    Image credit: old tree with sun rays at sunrise Foggy forest - Stock image
  • By Jeffrey A. Lockwood
    Unitarian Universalism’s First Source affirms for me that the core of my faith lies in the how of our religion, rather than the what.
    Image credit: © michelangeloop/istock
  • By Anthony Makar
    We need Thoreau’s ‘tonic of wildness’ to confront climate change. As he explained, ‘We need to witness our own limits transgressed.’
    Image credit: A satellite image shows Hurricane Irma as it approached Cuba and Florida on September 8 2017.
  • By Myriam Renaud
    Without ‘God,’ a liberal theologian focuses on transcendent resources of grace and judgment.
    Image credit: Courtesy Jerome Stone

WorshipWeb: Searchable Worship Collection

  • By Carter Smith
    May we bear witness to the call to gather and celebrate new life.
  • By Antonia Bell-Delgado
    May we find the courage to revel in the mystery.
  • By Addae Ama Kraba
    Blessings for a life well lived.
  • By Beth Dana
    Lift us above our divisions and move us beyond the walls of our knowing toward each others' humanity.
  • By Molly Brewer
    I will not tell you that everything is okay right now; that there is no reason to be angry; that you must be optimistic or at peace.
  • By Leslie Takahashi
    This is a prayer for when words fail, for when they are not big enough or small enough to slip into the little cracks left in our hearts by...
  • By Lindasusan Ulrich
    Spirit of Love, hold us in your embrace. Offer comfort to [NAME] and all who love [her/him/them] as [she/he/they] move[s] through [her/his/...
  • By Samantha Gupta
    I give thanks for all it takes to be a healing presence, and also how simple it is. I confess that I want to be seen as (especially) good (...
  • By John Daniel
    Among other wonders of our lives, we are alive with one another, we live here in the light of this unlikely world that isn’t ours for long...
  • By Erika A. Hewitt
    For each of the last four Sundays, we’ve lit candles on the Advent wreath. Each light was a step into the darkness, towards the turning of...
  • By Martha Kirby Capo
    I invite you now into a time of meditation. You may wish to adjust your position: your feet flat on the ground, your body resting easily...
  • By Martha Kirby Capo
    Blessed Lady, Hallowed Lord, Let me hear your Holy Word. When the Veil is thinned tonight, Let me see with Sacred Sight.
  • By Ella Boyer
    As we create and share sacred space together, let us reflect upon what brings us here. We have all come here for different reasons, from...
  • By Kevin Tarsa
    May I remember in this tender moment that Love is my guide, always, shepherding me toward ways of openness and compassion. I have what I...
  • By Kaaren Solveig Anderson
    For a long time now, I haven’t believed in a god with a will, intentionality, or consciousness. I don’t put all my eggs in the basket of a...
  • By John Saxon
    Listen! Can you hear it? The Spirit is calling. It calls us in the silence and through the noise and busyness of our daily lives. It calls...
  • By David Breeden
    Our light is the light of the sun, keeper of all we love; our light is the light of the earth, provider of sustenance; our light is the...
  • 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 Beth Merrill Neel
    Holy God, we admit to you that all is not right — in our hearts and in our world, We look to the darkness and not to the light. We look for...
  • By Erika A. Hewitt
    This welcome was written for a Sunday after a national crisis. Whether you’re here because worshiping with us is part of your routine or...
  • By Ellen Rockett, Rebecca Parker
    "There is a Love holding us." From Rebecca Parker's text, which Elizabeth Norton wrote as a hymn, " There Is a Love. "
  • By Nancy Shaffer
    When you heard that voice and knew finally it called for you and what it was saying—where were you? Were you in the shower, wet and soapy,...