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  • Whether your congregation calls it a Time for All Ages or a Message for All Ages, WorshipWeb offers you the resources below. We also...

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  • By Sue Andrews
    All the great religions have their stories, and usually a special day that celebrates that story. Today is Easter. Easter and Christmas are...
  • By Gwen Matthews
    Once upon a time, a baby was born. Even before that baby was born, there were people waiting and wishing and hoping for that baby. The...
  • By Jaelynn Pema-la Scott, Erika A. Hewitt
    This message for all ages involves two people, one of whom will need to bring forward a broken mug, plate, or bowl. These two leaders might...
  • By Erica Shadowsong
    The Golden Chain: an Ife Creation Story Notes: There are many versions of this creation myth, most with the same elements. These...
  • By Shari Woodbury
    Good morning! Do you notice anything different about me today? That’s right, I’m wearing glasses. Have you seen glasses like these before?...
  • By Karen G. Johnston
    Before beginning, dramatically turn your back on the congregation and children, and place a smudge on cheek. It is important that this be a...
  • By Diana Davies
    Characters: Narrator, Very Important Person, Enemies (including Leader of the Enemies), Spider, and at least four Cave Rocks. Materials...
  • By Molly Housh Gordon
    The author suggests supplementing this Time for All Ages with a PowerPoint/slide show of interesting doors and asking the kids to imagine...
  • By Laura Bogle
    To prepare, you'll need a few inflated balloons -- and to gird yourself for the improvisation required! Let’s play a game! Everyone knows...
  • By Tim Atkins
    Prop needed: An oversized pendulum. If this is hard to imagine, wrap yarn around a kickball sized ball and attach it to a long rod. Any...
  • By Gary Kowalski
    In his autobiography, Theodore Parker relates that as a child, four or five years old, living on a farm in Roxbury, he was walking through...
  • By Gary Kowalski
    [We suggest that the Worship Leader act out the relevant parts of this message: e.g clutch a bag tightly; let the contents spill; hold it...
  • By Carolyn Fisher
    Did you know that there are trillions of little tiny creatures living inside your bodies? They’re called microbiota, and they're SOOO tiny...
  • By Erika A. Hewitt
    Jesus was a teacher, long ago, of love and compassion. When Jesus spoke to his followers, it was often about how to share more, love more,...
  • By Dayna Edwards
    Note: at the bottom of this entry, you'll find a pronunciation guide. For this Time for All Ages, you might want to provide the following...
  • By Erika A. Hewitt
    Our Time for All Ages this morning is a time of make-believe. I’d like you to put your imagination caps on so that we can pretend together...
  • By Anne S. Howard
    There are many legends about Mary Magdalene. Just like so many other legends and stories and myths, the truth of the legend is not dependent on historical fact, but the internal truth of the story.
  • By Erika A. Hewitt
    This Time for All Ages is greatly enhanced by visual elements. If you're able to create a slide show, it may be helpful to show the...
  • By Maryah Converse
    While created as a Time for All Ages, the footnotes in this resource contain suggestions for expanding this moment into an entire Children's Chapel. ...
  • By Erika A. Hewitt
    To prepare for this Message for All Ages, you’ll need to do the following: remove a small white tea light from its aluminum casing make a...
  • By Martha Dallas
    I’m curious to know what you believe… about what is the best...food. Think about that for a moment. And if you’re wondering what I mean...
  • By Martha Dallas
    This morning I’ve invited a special guest to join us, someone who has quite a story to tell. [ Pull out costume and put on hat and blanket/...
  • By Martha Dallas
    I’m going to talk about something really powerful today: HOPE. And first, I have a question. Have you ever hoped for something? … and did...
  • By Martha Dallas
    Who here has to go through their clothes sometimes, say every year or so? Maybe it’s something your parents make you do…. [ ask for a show...
  • By Martha Dallas
    This was created as a Message for All Ages for a service honoring Yom Ha’Shoah, the Jewish holiday for Holocaust Remembrance. In 2016, Yom...
  • By Martha Dallas
    Imagine with me for a moment, things that you love about life, things that you love about being alive. What do you love about life, and...
  • By Martha Dallas
    Who here knows from experience that life is not fair? [Show of hands.] We know this, don’t we? Life is just not fair. And I really don’t think it ever has been. But what can we do? We generally just shrug and accept it: it’s not fair. ...
  • By Martha Dallas
    Have you ever wondered how it came to be that churches are known as places where you can get a helping hand when you need one? It seems to...
  • By Martha Dallas
    Imagine with me that you’re going along a trail in the woods in Vermont and you come across a steep gorge with a river rushing at the...
  • By Martha Dallas
    Today, the congregation will be singing hymns from our hymnals which are particularly precious to us as Unitarian Universalists. But today...
  • By Martha Dallas
    This reflection was created for Choir Sunday, an annual tradition at the First Unitarian Universalist Society of Burlington, Vermont . You...