OOS 4-18-21

OOS 4-18-21
Becoming Who We’ll Be
Led by Rev Ellen Quaadgras


Thank you to our Worship Partner Carolyn Mark

Welcome and Announcements 

Chalice Lighting by Ben Soule (adapted)

Prelude: Le Ticou by M. Raynal played by Nonetta Shatakhtsian

Opening Words by Tim Haley

Opening Hymn: #38 Morning Has Broken performed by Unitarian Universalist Church of Buffalo

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: Casta Diva from “Norma” by V. Bellini, arr. by S. Lesley played by Nonetta Shatakhtsian

Prayer by Rev. Sara Eileen LaWall

Meditative Music/Song in Response: Hymn #1009 Meditation on Breathing 

Offering Our April Share the Plate Recipient is ecoRI News, dedicated to reporting on environmental and social justice issues in southern New England. Through their reporting, they create a more informed public and provide individuals with the information they need to be better stewards of their environment.

The other half of the offering goes to support the good work of this community. To donate www.westminsteruu.org/donate 

Offertory: Piano Concerto #1 op 23 (Opening) by P .I. Tchaikovsky played by Nonetta Shatakhtsian

Reading by Rev. Theresa I. Soto, from their mediation manual, Spilling the Light

Sermon Part I

Interlude: Seasons of Love – Pandemic Version, In Benefit of @BroadwayForRacialJustice Created by: Mo Zelof & Marisa Matthews
Sermon Part II

Closing Hymn: Soon the Day Will Arrive performed by Cantor Jason Kaufman and This is Lea

Closing words 

Carry the Flame sung by the WUC Congregation March 2020