OOS 4-17-22

OOS 4-17-22
From Brokenness to Beauty  –  A Service for All Ages
Led by Rev. Ellen Quaadgras

Thank you to our volunteers for today’s service. Worship Partner:  Usher: Sandra Norris; Lay Pastoral Associate: Kamila Barzykowski

This service based on the work of Rev. Emily Wright-Magoon

Welcome and Announcements 

Chalice Lighting  adapted from Rebecca Parker

Prelude: Spring by A. Vivaldi

Opening Words by Rashani Rea and Rev Emily Wright-Magoon

Opening Hymn: #203 All Creatures of the Earth and Sky

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.   

Time for All Ages:

Joys and Sorrows: Tulips and Roses by M. Staub

Prayer by Rev. Emily Wright-Magoon, adapted by Rev. Ellen Quaadgras

Song in Response: #123 Spirit of Life

Offering: Our April Recipient of Share the Plate Is Doctors Without Borders. Doctors Without Borders provides impartial medical relief to the victims of war, disease, and natural or man-made disaster, without regard to race, religion, or political affiliation. The organization provides medical aid where it’s needed most—independent, neutral, and impartial.  To donate https://www.westminsteruu.org/donate/ 

Offertory: My Morning Song by E. Borisova 

Reading adapted from Rashani Rea, Marcus Leifert, Emily Wright-Magoon and Ellen Quaadgras

Homily

Activity

Closing hymn #61 Lo, the Earth Awakes Again

Closing words 

Carry the Flame