Order of Service 4-16-23

Order of Service 4-16-2023
“History, Retold”
Led by Rev. DL Helfer
Worship Partner: George Johnson
Usher: Jan Searles
Lay Pastoral Care Associate: Meg Carroll
Pianist: Nonetta Shatakhtsian
Tech Host: Jolanda Walter



Welcome and Announcements

Chalice Lighting by Reverend Julianne Lepp

Prelude Petit Matin by Claude Clement

Opening Words  by Rev. Gretchen Haley

Opening Hymn #34, Though I May Speak With Bravest Fire

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

Time for All Ages “The Elephant”

Joys and Sorrows

Piano Interlude Laudate Dominum by W.A. Mozart


Sung Response #131 Love Will Guide Us

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Offertory Cora Song by M.Miladin

Reading by Poet David Whyte

Reflection Jim Alexander


Closing Hymn #298 Wake Now My Senses

Closing Words by Rev. Jude Geiger

Carry the Flame