Order of Service March 19, 2023

Order of Service 3-19-2023
“Waking to Cosmos: The Universe Story – An Intergenerational Service ”
Rev. Eric Cherry, Service Leader
Linda Hevenor, Worship Partner

Nonetta Shatakhtsian, Pianist
Renee Bucklin and Janet Searles, Ushers
Kamila Barzykowski, Lay Pastoral Care Associate
The Transitions Team, Coffee Angels
Tech Host: Jolanda Walter



Welcome and Announcements

Chalice Lighting by Amy Carol Webb

Prelude For Everything There is a Season by J. Althouse (choir)

Opening Words 

Opening Hymn #343 – A Firemist and a Planet

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

Joys and Sorrows

Piano Interlude That Distant Star by Ch. Davis


Hymn #355 – We Lift our Heart in Thanks

The Story Begins

  1. Big Bang Dancers
  2. Gravity and Matter
  3. Various Stars
  4. Strongest Star
  5. Supernova and Sun
  6. Solar System Planets
  7. Moon and Comets
  8. Thunder
  9. Bacteria
  10. Photosynthesis
  11. Oxygen Bubbles
  12. Grim Reaper
  13. Earth Revealed
  14. Periodic Chart
  15. Worm
  16. Fungi and Algae
  17. Grim Reaper

Call for the Offering Our March Share the Plate is: MENTOR Rhode Island
MENTOR Rhode Island is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to the expansion of quality mentoring services for Rhode Island youth. Mentor Rhode Island coordinates school-based mentoring programs supporting a statewide network of 53 mentoring programs serving 37 Rhode Island cities and towns. To donate go to:

Offertory Jupiter from The Planets by Gustav Hoist

The Story Continues

  1. Frog
  2. Grim Reaper
  3. Insects
  4. Tall Tree
  5. Grim Reaper
  6. Dinosaurs
  7. Mammals
  8. Owl
  9. Flower and Bee
  10. Grim Reaper
  11. Owl Flower, Bee, Mammals
  12. Cave People
  13. Fruit Tree
  14. Farmer

Closing Hymn #1064 Blue Boat Home

Closing Words 

Carry the Flame