Order of Service 4-23-2023

Order of Service 4-23-2023
“It’s a Drag!”
Led by Rev. DL Helfer
Worship Partner: Rev. Eric Cherry, Amy Abel, Jan Searles, and Susan Farrell
Lay Pastoral Care Associate: Kamila Barzykowski
Pianist: Nonetta Shatakhtsian
Tech Host: Jolanda Walter



Welcome and Announcements

Chalice Lighting

Prelude Message Personnel by D. Poupart-Taussat

Opening Words

Opening Hymn #368, Now Let Us Sing

*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

Children’s Recessional – Sung to the tune of Frere Jacques
As you journey – As you journey
May you know – May you know
Love and hope go with you –
Love and hope go with you
Learn and grow – Learn and grow

Joys and Sorrows

Piano Interlude Music for You by L. Orsa

Reflection, Jan Searles

Sung Response #170, We are a Gentle Angry People (©Hereford Music (ASCAP); words and music by Holly Near.)

Call for the Offering: Our April Share the Plate Recipient is Climate Action Rhode Island. (C.A.R.I.) is concerned citizens working to build the climate movement in Rhode Island. An affiliate of 350.org, they’re fighting for 100% renewable energy, clean and sustainable earth, and environmental justice for all. As an action group, they focus specifically on the issue of climate change and what can be done on national, local, and individual levels. Based in Rhode Island, all new members are warmly welcomed! To donate go to:

Offertory The Village by Wrabel arr. by S. Hernandez

Reflection, Amy Abel


*Closing Hymn, #358 Rank by Rank Again We Stand

Closing Words

Carry the Flame