Order of Service, Sunday, April 12

Welcome & Announcements Rev. Ellen Quaadgras
Caring Circle Survey: tinyurl.com/wuc-survey

Prelude Played by Nonetta Shatakhtsian

Opening Words:  Adapted from Rev. Norman V. Naylor and Rev. Dillman Baker Sorrells

Opening Song Do Not Leave Your Cares At The Door by Elizabeth Alexander

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.

Chalice Lighting by Laura Wallace, read by Rylie Paull

Story Introduction

Story Part 1 “Pig and Crow” Authored and Illustrated by Kay Chorao, read by Sarah Quigg and Claudia Smith

Offering Share the plate recipient: the Minister’s Discretionary Fund (MDF). The MDF has been set up to serve those within and beyond the Westminster Community who are in acute need. To donate: https://www.westminsteruu.org/donate/

Offertory “I Have a Song to Sing” by Joseph and Jonathan Martin, performed by the Westminster Choir, 2016

Story Part 2

Hymn: #163 For the Earth Forever Turning, performed by the choir of the First Unitarian Church of Oakland

Story Part 3

Time of Joys and Sorrows

Interlude: It Is Well With My Soul by Horatio Spafford and Philip Bliss, performed by the Westminster Choir, 2016

Reflection Rev. Ellen

Closing Music: Planting Seeds: A Song of Life by Nimo Patel

Closing Words

Carry the Flame