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Happy Renewal Year
Led by Stephen Conlon

Thank you to our Worship Partner Deb Weaver

Welcome and Announcements

Chalice Lighting

Prelude:  Happy New Year by L. Orsa played by Nonetta Shatakhtsian

Opening Words by Desmond Tutu

Opening Song Welcome to the Circle artist Betsy Rosewith Aurora Chorus

Unison Affirmation
Love is the spirit of this church
And service its mission
This is our great covenant
To dwell together in peace
To seek the truth in love
And to help one another


Joys and Sorrows: Bethel Bells by Cory Gabel played by Nonetta Shatakhtsian

Trailer for “Fantastic Fungi” a film by Louie Schwartzberg

Song: Brilliant Mycelium from soundtrack of “Fantastic Fungi” by Beautiful Chorus

Meet Sy Montgomery

Offering: Our January Share the Plate is the Providence Rescue Mission provides a safe place to spend the night.  It is open all year, to provide emergency overnight accommodations for an average of 70 homeless men and 30 homeless women. Guests have the ability to take a hot shower, access toiletries and hygiene products, sleep in a clean bed, and have breakfast in the morning. Approximately 38,325 individuals receive access to safe shelter annually at the Providence Rescue Mission. To donate go to:

Offertory: My Morning Song by L. Orsa played by Nonetta Shatakhtsian

Reflection: Happy Renewal Year

Closing Song: Leavings by Joshua Hyslop

Closing Words

Carry the Flame performed by the WUC Choir accompanied by Nonetta Shatakhtsian