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
David and Goliath (WorshipWeb)by Christopher BuiceTagged as: Abundance, Generosity, Power, Service, Stewardship, Strength
Enemies (WorshipWeb)by Christopher BuiceTagged as: Conflict, Division, Friendship, Peace
Faith Is Like A Walking Stick (WorshipWeb)by Gary KowalskiTagged as: 4th Principle (Truth & Meaning), Balance, Challenge, Direct Experience, Environment, Growth, Mindfulness, Prophetic Words & Deeds, Searching, Unitarian Universalism
Fruits (WorshipWeb)by Christopher BuiceTagged as: Caring, Character, Discernment, Integrity, Kindness
Give Yourself (a story about Ralph Waldo Emerson) (WorshipWeb)by Denise TracyTagged as: Generations, Love
God's Hat (WorshipWeb)by Christopher BuiceTagged as: 3rd Principle (Acceptance & Spiritual Growth), 4th Principle (Truth & Meaning), Conflict, Direct Experience, Diversity, Division, God, Relationships, Truth
Harpo the Harbor Seal and Our Diverse Waters: A Multigenerational puppet play for a Water Ceremony (WorshipWeb)by Susan KarlsonTagged as: Diversity
Higgins: A Drop with a Dream (WorshipWeb)by Christopher BuiceTagged as: 2nd Principle (Justice, Equity, & Compassion), 5th Principle (Conscience & Democracy), Community, Earth, Power, Purpose, Service, Strength, Unitarian Universalism, Water Communion
Higgins: a Drop With a Dream (WorshipWeb)by Christopher BuiceTagged as: 6th Principle (World Community), Anti-Oppression, Anti-Oppression, Solidarity, Teamwork
Icarus (WorshipWeb)by Erica ShadowsongTagged as: 4th Principle (Truth & Meaning), Children, Conscience, Courage, Creativity, Freedom, Humility, Individualism, Parents, Searching