Good stories are central to good worship. As a Time for All Ages, as part of a sermon, or as part of a multigenerational service, stories engage our hearts and minds and help us grow.
Stories from Other Unitarian Universalist (UU) Sources
- Tapestry of Faith stories: browse the alphabetical list (over 450 stories for children, youth, and adults), or search
- Story anthologies for children from the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) Bookstore.
Storytelling in Worship
✳ Pssst! Have you visited our Storytelling page? It's filled with tips, how-to's, and lots of resources!
- Doorways to the Soul: 52 Wisdom Tales from Around the World
- Kindness: A Treasury of Buddhist Wisdom for Children and Parents
- A Lamp in Every Corner: A UU Storybook
- Mira and the Big Story
Search Words for Worship Services
Distant Relations: A Dramatic Dialogue Between Margaret Fuller and Ralph Waldo Emerson (WorshipWeb)By Mark W. Harris
Interactive, No-Rehearsal Christmas Pageant (WorshipWeb)By Norman AllenTagged as: Christianity, Christmas Eve / Christmas, Tradition, Unitarian Universalism
Magnified (WorshipWeb)By Lyn CoxTagged as: Advent, Children, Christianity, Christmas Eve / Christmas, Family, Mothers, Parents
Mary and Joseph Remember (WorshipWeb)By Tess BaumbergerTagged as: Children, Christianity, Christmas Eve / Christmas, Contemplation, God, Love, Parents, Unitarian Universalism
Mary Magdelene's Story (WorshipWeb)By Tess BaumbergerTagged as: Anti-Oppression, Christianity, Courage, Easter, God, Love, Oppression, Revelation, Unitarian Universalism
Skit for Famous UU Women (WorshipWeb)By Susan JhiradTagged as: 1st Principle (Worth & Dignity), 2nd Principle (Justice, Equity, & Compassion), 3rd Principle (Acceptance & Spiritual Growth), 4th Principle (Truth & Meaning), 5th Principle (Conscience & Democracy), Equity, Gender, Human Rights, Rights, Secular, Women
Thanksgiving Soup Communion (WorshipWeb)By Tiffany SappTagged as: 2nd Principle (Justice, Equity, & Compassion), 3rd Principle (Acceptance & Spiritual Growth), 6th Principle (World Community), Abundance, Community, Food, Generosity, Gratitude, Stewardship, Thanksgiving, Unity, WorshipWeb
The Gifts of the Journey (WorshipWeb)By Kathy SchmitzTagged as: Children, Christmas Eve / Christmas, Direct Experience, Generations, Imagination, Journey, Relationships
UU Christmas Pageant (Interactive and Social Justice-Themed) (WorshipWeb)By Tim KutzmarkTagged as: Christmas Eve / Christmas
What the Dickens! A Christmas Carol (WorshipWeb)By Tess Baumberger, Cindy ClarenbachTagged as: 1st Principle (Worth & Dignity), 3rd Principle (Acceptance & Spiritual Growth), 6th Principle (World Community), Christianity, Christmas Eve / Christmas, Compassion, Conscience, Dignity, Generosity, Prophetic Words & Deeds, Transformation, Unitarian Universalism, Unitarianism