There are many resources for congregations for worship and music help. We recommend the following:
- The UUA's Worship Web - www.uua.org/worship/
- Worship Web's Music Page - www.uua.org/worship/music/index.shtml
Church of the Larger Fellowship (CLF) offers two services to congregations. Make Your Own Sunday is a program for congregations to create their own services using CLF resources. Church OnLine is a program for small congregations to join and have access to worship resources. You can also view services online. Visit them at clf.uua.org.
Sources: A Unitarian Universalist Cantata. This musical work was written by Jason Shelton and Kendyl Gibbsons and was performed at GA 2006. If you want to use this music, you can. You can download perusal scores from Jason Shelton's website at www.jasonsheltonmusic.com CLF houses he scores and makes them available to congregations. For details, contact CLF at bmurray at clfuu.org or 617-948-6150 for details.
Looking for music options for services that fit themes for the month? Try Mary Grigolia's Song of the Month athttp://www.marygrigolia.com/Songs_of_the_Month.html. Each month she posts several songs that fit themes for the month. An archive of past months is also available.
www.uuintergenerational.org is a website with intergenerational worship service scripts available for UU congregations to use. Some of the services involve children and youth in the actual service, others are for adults to present for an intergenerational audience.
Looking for prayers from different faiths and countries? Try www.worldprayers.org, which contains many prayers from around the world and a prayer wheel.
For resources for children's focuses and stories, there are a number of places to look. Try the Children's Picture Book Database at Miami University (OH), or theREC-Room for suggestions.
Trying to plan special holiday services? There are a number of calendars on line to help you determine when moving holidays occur as well as sites with suggestions for activities, readings and songs. Holidays on the Net has suggestions for many holidays including in depth descriptions, recipes, crafts and activities. To find out dates, try the Interfaith Calendar or Religious Tolerance site, a site that also offers explanations of the holidays and sacred days.