OOS 7-18-21

OOS – July 18, 2021
All we need is love – a tribute to the Beatles
Led by Stephen Conlon

Thank you to our Worship Partner Mark Beveridge

Welcome and Announcements

Chalice Lighting by George Harrison (Adapted)

Prelude:  Here Comes the Sun by George Harrison (instrumental)- arranged & performed by Rhode Island Red

Opening Words by John Lennon

Opening Hymn:  All You Need Is Love by the Beatles (remastered 2009)

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:  Blackbird by Lennon/McCartney – Instrumental –  Arranged and performed by Rhode Island Red

Funny Fab Four – the play and humor of the Beatles

Offering:  Here at Westminster, we share our plate 50/50 with an organization whose mission aligns with our values.  Our Summer Share the Plate recipient is Plan International USA, Plan International USA is a girls’ rights organization. Their aim is to create a more equal world by transforming the lives of 100 million girls around the world so that they are safe, educated and economically empowered. They clear the barriers that keep girls and young women from reaching their full potential.

The other half of the collection will be used to fund the work of our congregation here at Westminster.  A link is being posted in the chat for those who would like to give. The offering will now be given, and received, with gratitude. To donate please go to

Offertory: Norweigan Wood by Lennon/McCartney – arranged & performed by Rhode Island Red

Honoring the mentor –  The Times They Are A-Changin’ performed by Rhode Island Red [aka Jim Chapin]  

My Sweet Lord (Live) Concert for George performed by Billy Preston

Across The Universe performed by Rufus Wainwright

Poem written by Stephen – inspired by the song

Closing Song: Imagine – John Lennon & The Plastic Ono Band

Closing words

Carry the Flame:  Performed by the WUC Congregation