Artistic Collaboration: Kate Gridley and Francois Clemmons

Kate and Francois are collaborators! When he sings publicly, she is his accompanist on the piano. An artist as well as a pianist, Kate is now painting Francois’ portrait. This remote service was produced in Kate’s studio with Francois and Kate providing the music and readings and discussing the nature of their collaboration. Worship Associate Karl Lindholm.

Order of Service


Prelude:  My Lord What a Morning  Dr. Francois S. Clemmons & Kate Gridley

Welcome & Pathways to Connection: Karl Lindholm, Worship Associate

Call to Worship & Chalice Lighting

Time for All Ages:  Francois

Music: Jacob’s Ladder  Francois & Kate

Readings: Francois & Kate

Reflection on Artistic Collaboration: Francois & Kate interviewed by Karl

Offering: Today’s offering will be shared with summer donee RIP Medical Debt. Contributions can be made at

Milestones & Passages: Karl. Future ones can be shared at

Benediction: Karl

Postlude: Nobody Knows   Kate & Francois

Credits: Thanks to Kate Gridley and Francois Clemmons for sharing their wonderful voices, John Barstow for videography, our stream team Richard Hopkins and Margy Young, and Abi Sessions for hosting zoom.