OOS 10-31-21 Zoom Service only

OOS 10-31-21
10:00 AM
For Compassion and Resilience, Follow the Trees
led by Rev. Mary Doane and Sylvia Foster

Thank you to our Worship Partner Renee Bucklin

Opening Words from writer, naturalist Gretel Ehrlich

Chalice Lighting excerpted from the words of Rev. Scott Tayler

Hymn #99 Nobody Knows the Trouble I’ve Seen

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: #123 Spirit of Life

Reading from The Singing Creek Where the Willows Grow, Opal Whiteley’s Nature Diary


Meditation Response: Give Me Birds at The Dawning

Second Reading Myth: “The Red Lily” A Brazilian Folktale

Music: “A Holy Thing to Love”

Offering: This month, we share half our undesignated offering with our very own Sharing Locker.  We reach out to anyone in Washington, Kent County and Cranston residents who need assistance by offering household goods, a seasonal farmer’s market, and/or pet food. To donate

Offering Music: #347 Gather the Spirit

Sermon: For Compassion and Resilience, Follow the Trees”

Closing Hymn: #163 For The Earth Forever Turning


Carry the Flame in Peace and Love