Mother’s Day and Flower Communion
Led by Rev. Ellen Quaadgras
Thank you to our Worship Partner Sarah Quigg
Welcome and Announcements
Chalice Lighting by Jean L Wahlstrom
Prelude: Spring from “Four Seasons” by A. Vivaldi played by Nonetta Shatakhtsian
Opening Words by Ethel Crow (adapted)
Opening Hymn: Gathered Here performed by the First Unitarian Church of Oakland Chancel Choir.
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
Offertory: Flower Duet from “Lakme” by L.Delibes arr. by S. Lesley played by Nonetta Shatakhtsian
Sermon Part I
Hymn: #131 Love Will Guide Us words by Sally Rogers, traditional music arr. by Betty Wylder, performed by Unitarian Universalist Church of Elgin
Sermon Part II
Closing Hymn: Prettier For the Beauty of the Earth by John Rutter. The UUCSR Choir, Stephen Michael Smith, Conductor. Excerpted from the April 4, 2021 virtual Easter Worship Service presented by the Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Shelter Rock, Manhasset, NY.
Carry the Flame of Peace and Love performed by the WUC Congregation March 2020.