OOS 10-11-20

Listening to the Past – A Sermon on Indigenous People’s Day
Led by Rev. Ellen Quaadgras

Welcome and Announcements by Amy Abel, Worship Partner

Chalice Lighting by Erik Walker Wikstrom

Prelude: Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr by J.C. Bach played by Nonetta Shatakhtsian

Opening Words by Jessica Purple Rodela

Opening Hymn: Gathered Here by Philip A. Porter, Video by Church of the Larger Fellowship

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

Joys and Sorrows: Message Personnel by D. Poupart-Taussat, played by Nonetta Shatakhtsian

Prayer by Jess Reynolds

Song in response: Return Again by Schlomo Carlebach played by Shan Chin, section leads Ariel Deshotel, Saleel Menon, Julie Morsher, and Juan Polanco

The weR1 Rhode Island Fund is a collaborative effort between government, community, and philanthropic organizations to raise $3 million to provide no-fee debit cards to Rhode Islanders, especially for undocumented and immigrants with urgent need due to sickness, job loss, or reduction in work hours and who are excluded from many federal programs.
To donate www.westminsteruu.org/donate.

Offertory: Unfinished Symphony by Franz Schubert, played by Nonetta Shatakhtsian

Reading by Chief Dan George, Tsleil-Waututh

Sermon Part 1

Song: Blackbird by Paul McCartney, Sung by Emma Stevens

Sermon Part 2

Closing Hymn: We Are by Dr. Ysaÿe Barnwell

Closing Words

Carry the Flame