OOS 1-16-2022

OOS 1-16-22
“Toward Freedom”
Led by Rev. Ellen Quaadgras

Thank you to our Worship Partner Renee Bucklin and our Lay Pastoral Care Associate Sue Bollens

Welcome and Announcements

Chalice Lighting  

Prelude: Dim Light by A Labolida

Opening Words by Andrea Hawkins-Kamper

Opening Hymn: #318 We Would Be One

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: Old-Time Medley Spirituals

Prayer adapted from George Kimmich Beach

Song in Response: Return Again

Offering: As the cold winter season begins our Share the Plate recipient for January is The Rhode Island Coalition to End Homelessness. They are a statewide non-profit pursuing comprehensive and cooperative solutions to end homelessness. Coalition programs and activities include Homeless Management Information System administration, Coordinated Placement, “Barrier Busting,” Homeless Legal Clinic, research, training, and policy analysis and advocacy at the local, state, and federal levels.

Offertory: Offertory in G by Bach arr. by Ph. Hamm

Reading: “The Unseen Skeleton” by Isabel Wilkerson


Closing hymn: Hush

Closing words 

Carry the Flame