OOS 6-6-21

OOS 6-6-21
The Power of Play
Led by Rev. Ellen Quaadgras

Thank you to our Worship Partner George Johnson

Welcome and Announcements

Chalice Lighting by Lori Gorgas Hlaban

Prelude: Prelude #3 by J.S Bach played by Nonetta Shatakhtsian 

Opening Words by Gretchen Haley, adapted

Opening Hymn: Now Let Us Sing, Eno River Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, Vocals: LeLaina Romero, Jocelyn Neal, piano: Kate Lewis

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.    

New Member Ceremony

Joys and Sorrows: Seagull in The Sky by P. Tambon, played by Nonetta Shatakhtsian 

Prayer by Linda M. Underwood

Meditative Music/Song in Response: #128 For All That Is Our Life performed by Chelsea Sardoni

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. The other half of the offering goes to support the good work of this community.

To donate www.westminsteruu.org/donate 

Offertory: The Silk Road by Kitaro arr. by B. Mahzoon played by Nonetta Shatakhtsian  



Closing Hymn:  #311 Let It Be a Dance We Do, Words and Music by Ric Masten performed by on Piano Brian Kenny, Vocals Alena Hemingway

Closing words 

Carry the Flame of Peace and Love performed by the Westminster UU congregation.