OOS 11-7-21

OOS 11-07-21
“Holding our History of Money”
Led by Rev. Ellen Quaadgras

Thank you to our Worship Partner Deb Weaver and our Usher Paula Greenwood

Welcome and Announcements 

Chalice Lighting by Rev Douglas Taylor

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

Opening Words by Lawrence E McGinty (adapted)

Opening Hymn: #1007 There’s a River Flowing in My Soul

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.    

Stewardship Testimonial

Joys and Sorrows: Fevrier by B. Giulvini 

Prayer Rev Susan Manker Seale (adapted)

Meditative Music/Song in Response: #123 Spirit of Life

Offering: As part of Westminster’s effort to renew our Welcoming Congregations status, we offer up Sage/RI as our Share the Plate recipient. The mission of SAGE/RI is to serve as a leader in identifying, addressing, and bringing attention to issues related to aging among members of the LGBTQ community; to help create a culture in which older LGBTQ members of the community can enjoy a high quality of life; to support aging members of the community and advocate for their rights; to foster a greater understanding of LGBTQ aging, and to promote positive images of LGBTQ life in later years.

Offertory: Bourree in D moll by Ch. Graupner

Reading: “Money is Like Water” by Lynne Twist (adapted)


Closing Hymn #131 Love will Guide Us 

Closing Words by Alberto Rios

Carry the Flame in Peace and Love