OOS 4-4-21

OOS 4-4-21
Easter – Letting Go and Letting In
Led by Rev. Ellen Quaadgras

Thank you to our Worship Partner Tracey Wysor 

Welcome and Announcements

Chalice Lighting by Robert Fulghu

Prelude: Allegro in G by B. Galuppi played by Nonetta Shatakhtsian

Opening Words by Rev. Elizabeth Strong 

Opening Hymn: Lo the Day of Days performed by First Parish Unitarian Universalist, Portland, Maine

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.

Letting go & Letting In – Part I

Joys and Sorrows:  Some Other Time by Ph. Hamm played by Nonetta Shatakhtsian

Prayer by Wayne B. Arneson (adapted)

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Offertory: Song of Spring by M. Mier played by Nonetta Shatakhtsian

Letting Go and Letting in — Part II

Interlude Ombra Mai Fu – Largo (from ‘Xerxes’) Sung by the Westminster choir

Letting Go and Letting in — Part III

Closing Hymn: Oh Day of Light and Gladness performed by the Idaho UU Virtual Choir and Brass

Closing words 

Carry the Flame performed by the WUC Congregation