First Nations’ Views of Generosity

Honoring Indigenous traditions and lunar cycle led by Liam Greenwood with guest Chief Don Stevens of the Nulhegan Band of the Coosuk – Abenaki Nation.  For more on honoring Indigenous People, see here.

Order of Service

Preservice slideshow Ronnie Romano playing Bach

Bell: Recognition of Abenaki Land   Julia Chant

Prelude & Call to Worship: Liam Greenwood, Worship Leader

Welcome & Pathways to Connection: Liam Greenwood

Chalice Lighting: Liam Greenwood and Chief Don Stevens

Music: We Laugh, We Cry  Baltimore UU

Time for All Ages: The Bear and the Boy   Chief Stevens

Offering: Today’s offering will be for UURise (Refugee and Immigrant Services and Education). Contributions can be made at

Milestones & Passages: Liam Greenwood. Future ones can be shared at

Prayer/Meditation  Popping Trees Moon

Reading: The Maple Sugar Moon (from Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer)  Liam Greenwood

Reflection: Resting with the Bear  Chief Stevens

Invitation to Chat with Chief Stevens: Liam Greenwood

Music: O Brother Sun  Connie Leach, Chris Prickitt and Chuck Miller

Blessing: Liam Greenwood and Chief Stevens

Postlude: Chuck Miller

Thanks to Chief Stevens for joining us as our special guest, our “Stream Team” Richard Hopkins and Rich Wolfson, and Abi Sessions for leading zoom coffee hour.