New Year, New You?
Led by Rev. Ellen Quaadgras
Thank you to our Worship Partner Christine Ariel and our Lay Pastoral Care Associate Sue Bollens
Welcome and Announcements
Chalice Lighting by Janet Parsons (adapted)
Prelude: Prelude in D minor by Bach
Opening Words by Gretchen Haley (adapted)
Opening Hymn: #188 Come, Come, Whoever You Are
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: Return by M. A. Labolida
Prayer by Thich Nhat Hahn and Rev. AJ van Tine
Song in Response: #1009 Meditation on Breathing
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. To donate https://www.westminsteruu.org/donate-2/
Offertory: Petite Gavotte by A. Tansman
Reading by David Whyte
Carry the Flame