OOS 9-20-20

OOS for 9-20-20

Welcome and Announcements by Al Jeffries

Chalice Lighting by Rev. Lois Van Leer

Prelude: So Simple by M. Miladin, played by Nonetta Shatakhtsian

Opening Words by Scott Taylor

Opening Hymn: Come Come Whoever You Are

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

Joys and Sorrows: Sognango by M. Lallai, played by Nonetta Shatakhtsian

Prayer by Rev Gretchen Haley

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

Offertory: September by H. Yamuzaki, played by Nonetta Shatakhtsian

First Reading: Adapted from “A UU Liturgy for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur,” prepared by Marcel and Carolanne Duhamel, along with Charles and Karen Landsman

Second Reading: “Finally on my Way to Yes” by Pesha Joyce Gertler

Hymn: There Is More Love Somewhere


Closing Hymn: May the Life I Lead

Closing words

Carry the Flame