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 https://cvuus.breezechms.com/give/online.
Milestones & Passages: Liam Greenwood. Future ones can be shared at https://cvuus.breezechms.com/form/YellowCard
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.