OOS 1-10-21

OOS for 1-10-21
10:00 AM
Led by Rev. Ellen Quaadgras

Thank you to our Worship Partner Sarah Quigg

Welcome and Announcements

Chalice Lighting by Rev. Lois Van Leer

Prelude: Rigaudons by Ch. V. Alkan played by Nonetta Shatakhtsian

Opening Words by Rev. Gretchen Haley

*Hymn: #30 Over my Head performed by the Unitarian Universalist Church of Ft. Lauderdale Choir

Unison Affirmation
Love is the spirit of this church,
and service our 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: The Winter Road Under a Pink Sky by E. Borisova played by Nonetta Shatakhtsian

Prayer by Rev Kris Cervantes

Song in Response Voice Still and Small from Singing the Living Tradition, Jess Huetteman and Chelsea Sardoni

Offering: Our January Share the Plate is the Providence Rescue Mission which 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: Lullaby by S. Diehl played by Nonetta Shatakhtsian

First Reading from Radical Optimism: “Rooting Ourselves in Reality” by Beatrice Bruteau

Reading by Rumi

Hymn: We Would Be One arranged by Saunder Choi, performed by Chloe Vaught, Jyvonne Haskin, Saunder Choi, Michael Miersma


Closing Song: Keep My Heart Wide Open by Lea Morris

Closing Words

Carry the Flame performed by WUC Choir and Nonetta Shatakhtsian