Celebrating Memorial Day

The Sunday before the last Monday in May: an important occasion to memorialize loved ones who have died in war or in other ways. Themes can include: remembering people who have died; the power of memory; ritualizing our memories; gratitude for those who have gone before us; the cost of war.

Unitarian Universalist Perspectives

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  • We Gather to Remember (WorshipWeb)
    By Nicole McKay
    Tagged as: Community, Grief, Interdependence, Relationships, Seven Principles, WorshipWeb, Worship

Chalice Lighting

  • Chalice Lighting for a Service on the Separation of Church and State (WorshipWeb)
    By Tracy Bleakney
    Tagged as: 1st Principle (Worth & Dignity), 2nd Principle (Justice, Equity, & Compassion), 4th Principle (Truth & Meaning), 5th Principle (Conscience & Democracy), 7th Principle (Interconnected Web), Activism, America, Anti-Oppression, Commitment, Democracy, Freedom, Oppression, Power, Responsibility, Rights, Secular, Unitarian Universalism, WorshipWeb
  • For Those Who Serve (WorshipWeb)
    By Cynthia Landrum
    Tagged as: America, Conflict, Death, Freedom, Gratitude, Military, Peace, Sacrifice, Secular, Service, War
  • Memorial Day (WorshipWeb)
    By Charles F Flagg
    Tagged as: Death, Freedom, Gratitude, Hope, Love, Military, Sacrifice, Service, War, Worth


  • Prayer for Memorial Day (WorshipWeb)
    By Wayne B. Arnason
  • Prayer of the War Atheist (WorshipWeb)
    By Jessica Purple Rodela
    Tagged as: Nonviolence, Peace
  • Return (WorshipWeb)
    By George A Tyger
    Tagged as: 4th Principle (Truth & Meaning), America, Direct Experience, Ending, Military, Purpose, Sacrifice, Service
  • Spoken and Silent Meditation or Prayer (WorshipWeb)
    By Wayne B. Arnason
    Tagged as: Connections, Gratitude, Interdependence, Unitarian Universalism
  • Ten Thousand Baby Names (WorshipWeb)
    By Kathleen McTigue
    Tagged as: 1st Principle (Worth & Dignity), 3rd Principle (Acceptance & Spiritual Growth), 4th Principle (Truth & Meaning), Birth, Children, Death, Direct Experience, Fathers, Identity, Love, Mothers, Parents, Prophetic Words & Deeds, Relationships
  • The Army Mullah (WorshipWeb)
    By George A Tyger
    Tagged as: Acceptance, America, Community, Connections, Direct Experience, Diversity, Humanism, International, Peace, Secular