OOS 9-13-20 Water Communion 2020

OOS 9-13-20 Water Communion 2020

Welcome and Announcements Sarah Quigg

Chalice Lighting from UU Puerto Rico (adapted)   


Call to Worship: “River Call” Rev. Manish Mishra

Opening Hymn: There’s a River Flowin’ in My Soul

Unison Affirmation 
Love is the spirit of this church
And service its law
This is our great covenant
To dwell together in peace
To seek the truth in love
And to help one another

Reading:  By Rev. Nathan Detering


Water Communion Introduction

Water Communion Part 1: Stormy Waters

Hymn: May I Be Filled With Loving Kindness

Water Communion Part 2: Waters that Carry Us

Hymn: My Life Flows On in Endless Song

Our Share the Plate Recipient for September is The Rhode Island Community Food Bank. The Rhode Island Community Food Bank distributes food to people in need through a statewide network of 168 member agencies including food pantries, meal sites, shelters, youth programs, and senior centers. Each month, 53,000 Rhode Islanders receive food assistance at these agencies. 66% of households served by food pantries include seniors and/or children. To donate go to www.westminsteruu.org/donate

Water Communion Blessing

Closing Hymn: Swimming to the Other Side by Pat Humphries

Carry the Flame