Getting Ready for Joy

There are things we can anticipate and things we can’t. A meditation on Advent. We collected for Charter House.

Order of Service

Preservice slideshow: Chuck Miller

Bell: Recognition of Abenaki Land   Julia Chant

Prelude: Let There Be Light    Kate Gridley

Welcome & Pathways to Connection/Call to Worship: Abi Sessions, Worship Associate

Chalice Lighting: Rev. Barnaby

Honoring the Children in Song: Let Us Open Our Eyes  Poppy Rees with kids

Time for All Ages: Tree Decoration  Poppy Rees, Dir. of Religious Exploration

Offering: Today’s offering will be shared with Charter House Emergency Shelter and presented by Alan Moore. Contributions can be made at

Milestones & Passages: Rev. Barnaby. Future ones can be shared at


Music:  Light One Candle  Kate Gridley

Readings: Abi Sessions

Homily: Chief Rabbi  Rev. Barnaby

Music: People Look East   Kate Gridley

Benediction: Rev. Barnaby

Postlude: O Come, O Come, Emmanuel  featuring Kienna Williams, UUA

Thanks to our “Stream Team” Margy Young and Richard Hopkins and Jordan Young for leading zoom coffee hour.

Thank you for joining us for worship!