Order of Service February 26, 2023

Order of Service 2-26-2023
“Love as a Verb”
Rev. DL Helfer, Service Leader

Wendy Warburton, Worship Partner
Renee Bucklin, Ushers
Meg Carroll, Lay Pastoral Care Associate
Tech Host: Jolanda Walters


Welcome and Announcements

Chalice “Lighting” by Rev Maureen Killoran

Prelude If I Knew You by C. Gray

Opening WordsOpening Hymn #131 Love Will Guide Us

Univson 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 Nocturne by S.Mazureete

Prayer “Open Our Hearts with Love” by Reverend Naomi King

Sung Response #1009 Meditation on Breathing

Call for the Offering
Our February’s Share the Plate is: The Rhode Island Black Story Tellers
Rhode Island Black Storytellers (RIBS) is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the awareness, appreciation, and application of Black Storytelling in Rhode Island through performance, as well as through educational and cultural experiences. The organization offers workshops in storytelling, writing, and related arts as a part of the development of the next generation of storytellers along with professional development workshops for those interested in enhancing cultural awareness, and improving their performances and communication skills. To donate go to:

Offertory Le Danube Oublie by Ch. Vincent

Sermon “Love as a Verb”

Closing Hymn #1008 When Our Heart is In a Holy Place

Closing Words “Psalm 23 for the Moment” by KevinTarsa

Carry the Flame