OOS 4-25-21

OOS  4-25-21
A Whole New World”
Led by Rev. Ellen Quaadgras

Thank you to our Worship Partner Amy Abel and our Tech Host Doug Alexander

Welcome and Announcements

Chalice Lighting by Reena Kondo          

Prelude: Iberia by C. Rollin played by Nonetta Shatakhtsian

Opening Words by Rev Angela Herrerra 

Opening Hymn: Do Not Leave your Cares at the Door performed by Elizabeth Alexander – Mounds Park Academy Chamber Choir

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: Twilight Waltz by C. Gabel played by Nonetta Shatakhtsian

Prayer Adapted by Rev. Katherine Jesch

Meditative Music/Song in Response: Spirit of Life words and music by Carolyn McDade and Harmony by Grace Lewis-McLaren performed by The GWVibes.

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  Row, Row, Row your Boat– jazz  arranged by Ph. Hamm played by Nonetta Shatakhtsian

Reading  “Through the Earth I am Aware” by Elizabeth Rogers, a British Unitarian


Closing Hymn: For the Earth Forever Turning Words and Music – Kim Oler
Piano – Brian Kenny performed by Alena Hemmingway and Mike Menefee

Closing words 

Carry the Flame sung by the WUC Congregation