ZOOM ONLY. Rev. Barnaby reflected on what animal behavior and intelligence teaches us about how to relate spiritually and emotionally to anything we consider as “other” to us. Poppy led our Time for All Ages in which we lit candles and blessed the animals who were or are part of our lives Jess Danyow, a CVUUS congregant and Homeward Bound Exec Dir., gave a testimonial. Watch a recording of the service here.
Order of Service
Bell: Land Acknowledgement
Prelude: Ronnie Romano, Director of Music
Welcome: Karl Lindholm
Call to Worship: Karl Lindholm
Chalice Lighting: Karl Lindholm
May the light of this chalice give light
and warmth to our community,
when we are joyful and when we despair.
And may we feel the warmth spread
from our circle
to wider and wider circles,
until all know they belong
to the one circle of life.
By Betsey Darr
Time for All Ages: Blessing the Animals in Our Lives Poppy Rees, Dir. of Religious Exploration
Offering: We’ll collect for UNICEF vaccination efforts. All cash and checks not otherwise specified will be split between CVUUS and our donee. You can give online at https://cvuus.breezechms.com/give/online.
Milestones & Passages: Rev. Barnaby
Prayer/Meditation: Rev. Barnaby
Music: The Lone, Wild Bird #15 Ronnie Romano
Testimony: Significant Strangers Jess Danyow, Homeward Bound Exec Dir.
Reading: Karl Lindholm
Sermon: Adventures in Otherness: A Reflection on Animal Intelligence Rev. Barnaby
Music: We Celebrate the Web of Life #175 Ronnie Romano
Benediction: Rev. Barnaby
Postlude: Ronnie Romano
Credits: Thanks to our worship associate Karl Lindholm, Jess Danyow for her testimonial and Mary Hadley, Poppy Rees & Rich Wolfson for technical support.
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