OOS 6-13-21

OOS 6-13-21
Appreciation Sunday: Say Yes
Led by Rev. Ellen Quaadgras

Thank you to our Worship Partner Tracey Wysor

Welcome and Announcements 

Chalice Lighting by Rev. Scott Tayler

Prelude: Ballad #3 by H. Yamazaki played by Nonetta Shatakhtsian

Opening Words  

Opening Hymn: Enter Rejoice and Come In, played by Van Fenstermaker – Guitar and vocals -Bill Folwell – Bass Ed Kraemer 

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: Comment Me Trouvez-Vous? by J. P. Michau


Meditative Music/Song in Response: #1009 Meditation on Breathing by Sarah Dan Jones

Offering Our June Share the Plate Recipient is FANG. FANG organizes with our community to build a decolonized world free of prisons and police, where systems of oppression are uprooted and healed, while taking action to avert the worst impacts of climate change. FANG believes in a diversity of nonviolent tactics from community organizing and coalition building to escalated direct action. FANG prioritizes building real, lasting relationships with people and organizers across different communities and movements. To donate www.westminsteruu.org/donate 

Offertory: Tete-a-Tete by H. Yamazaki played by Nonetta Shatakhtsian

Homily Part I – Saying Yes

Bridging Ceremony

Hymn: Love Will Guide Us performed Twin Cities Women’s Choir

Homily Part II 

Closing Hymn: Kind and Generous by Natalie Merchant

Closing words 

Carry the Flame performed by the WUC Congregation