OOS 9-6-20

OOS 9-6-20

Led by Rev. Ellen Quaadgras

Gathering Music

Welcome and Announcements George Johnson

Chalice Lighting: “The End Is the Beginning” (adapted) By Katie Gelfand

Prelude Music played by Nonetta Shatakhtsian

Opening Words by Rev. Gretchen Haley

Greet Your Zoom Neighbor

Hymn: #128 For All That Is Our Life sung by Jess Huetteman

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

Candles of Joys, Sorrows and Concerns

Pastoral Prayer: “For All That Is Our Life” by Liz Weber

Song in response: #123 Spirit of Life sung by the First Unitarian Universalist Society of San Francisco

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 Music played by Nonetta Shatakhtsian

 Reading ‘Thanks, Robert Frost’ by David Ray

Interlude: Peace of the Wild Things sung by the Starry Mountain Singers

Sermon by Rev. Ellen Quaadgras

*Closing Hymn: #298 Wake Now, My Senses sung by the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Grand Valley

Closing Words