OOS 1-23-2022

OOS 1-23-22
“Indigenous Wisdom”
Led by Rev. Clyde Grubbs

Thank you to our Worship Partner Stephen Conlon and our Lay Pastoral Care Associate Kamila Barzykowshi

Welcome and Announcements

Chalice Lighting: “Like Tributaries to a River” by Winola LaDuke

Prelude: Prelude Scherzo in G Moll by J.S Bach

Opening Hymn: #21 For the beauty of the earth 

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: Letter in a Traveling Bottle by M. Nieto

Offering: As the cold winter season begins our Share the Plate recipient for January is The Rhode Island Coalition to End Homelessness. A statewide
profit with individual and organizational members to pursue comprehensive and cooperative solutions to prevent and end homelessness. Coalition programs and activities include advocacy and policy work, Homeless Management Information System administration, Coordinated Placement, “Barrier Busting,” including operation of the Homeless Legal Clinic, research, training, policy analysis, and advocacy at the local, state, and federal levels. To donate

Offertory: Arietta by Schubert

Reading: Traditional Cherokee Creation Story

Interlude: optional between readings, selected by worship leader 

Sermon: “Indigenous Wisdom”

Closing hymn: #131  Love Will Guide Us


Carry the Flame