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

Search Words for Worship Services

Displaying 11 - 20 of 23.


  • The Buddha’s Tobacco (WorshipWeb)
    by George A Tyger
    Tagged as: 4th Principle (Truth & Meaning), Direct Experience, Gratitude, Military, Presence, Purpose, Service
  • The Last Soldier (WorshipWeb)
    by David M. Horst
    Tagged as: 2nd Principle (Justice, Equity, & Compassion), 6th Principle (World Community), Arrogance, Death, Direct Experience, Ending, History, War, WorshipWeb
  • When Lonely Press Left Paw (WorshipWeb)
    by George A Tyger
    Tagged as: Children, Direct Experience, Family, Fathers, Grief, Love, Military, Prophetic Words & Deeds, Service


  • Called by Loss, Called by Peace (WorshipWeb)
    by Heather K Janules
    Tagged as: America, Grief, Humanism, Military, Peace, Secular, Violence
  • Never Fully Extinguished (WorshipWeb)
    by Patricia Shelden
    Tagged as: 1st Principle (Worth & Dignity), Acceptance, Death, Ending, Grief, Healing, Letting Go, Sadness


  • A Prayer for the World (WorshipWeb)
    by Amy Petrie Shaw
    Tagged as: 6th Principle (World Community), 7th Principle (Interconnected Web), Brokenness, Buddhism, Christianity, Conflict, Direct Experience, Islam, Judaism, Pain, Peace, Reconciliation, Religion, War, WorshipWeb
  • For All Our Losses (WorshipWeb)
    by Patricia Shelden
    Tagged as: Brokenness, Death, Ending, Grief, Healing, Letting Go
  • Memorial Day Prayer (WorshipWeb)
    by Barbara J Pescan
    Tagged as: Conflict, Generations, Peace, Service, War
  • Prayer of Remembrance (WorshipWeb)
    by Lori Walke
    Tagged as: 4th Principle (Truth & Meaning), Death, Direct Experience, Family, Generations, Grief, Honesty, Love
  • Veterans Day Prayer (WorshipWeb)
    by Kathleen Rolenz
    Tagged as: Connections, Generations, God, Peace, Violence, War