If you're a worship leader seeking a full-length service (or video components) to share with your congregation, we hope you find the following list helpful.
- Our Flower Ceremony Centennial page contains many videos about the history of this beloved ritual.
- "Lessons from Gate A-4” by your Pacific Western Region Staff Team
In her poem "Gate A-4,” Arab-American poet Naomi Shihab Nye shares an account of distress, compassion and community as she is called to interpret Arabic for a fearful traveler at an airport. In November 2022, the PWR Staff put together a worship service that touches on the themes of the poem, and questions such as: Who are we called to care for? When do we answer the call to serve? Where might we be surprised by grace? To access this material, please fill out this form.
- Embracing Possibility in Times of Change, a video collection about challenging ourselves to learn and grow during the in-between times.
- Woven in a Single Garment of Destiny, a March 2022 service about covenant and our UU theology of interdependence
- Side With Love Sunday 2022
- UUSC (UU Service Committee) Sunday 2022
- Church of the Larger Fellowship (CLF)'s 2021"Worthy Now" worship service
- Loved Into Being (March 2021), a stewardship worship service
- Decolonizing Thanksgiving (YouTube), aservice presented by many Indigenous Unitarian Universalists in collaboration with Relations from local Tribal Communities, the UU Ministry for Earth, and Side With Love.
- Thanksgiving Reframed (YouTube)
General Assembly Worship
The following links will take you to the Sunday morning worship services from past GAs. The link to the service page on UUA.org includes includes the orders of service, transcripts, etc., while the Vimeo/YouTube link is the video only.
- 2021: First Universalist Church of Minneapolis, “Until Love Wins" (UUA site) / YouTube version
- 2020: Rev. Joan Javier-Duval, “Beyond the Water’s Edge” (UUA site) / (Vimeo)
- 2019: Rev. Marta I. Valentin, “It Is Time Now" (UUA site) / (Vimeo)
- 2018: Rev. Susan Frederick-Gray, “No Time for a Casual Faith” (UUA site) / (Vimeo)
- 2017: Rev. Mara Dowdell, “The Shared World" (UUA version) / (Vimeo)
- 2016: Rev. Nancy McDonald Ladd, “In All Thy Getting, Get Understanding” (UUA version) / (Vimeo)
- 2015: Rev. Allison Miller, “Re-Storying Hope" (UUA site) / Vimeo
- 2014:Rev. Mark Stringer, "Be Ours a Religion” (UUA site) / Vimeo
- 2013: Rev. Dr. William Schultz, “Tasting the Wine of Astonishment" (UUA site) / (Vimeo)