Rev. Barnaby shared five poems, assisted by Becky Strum and Chris Murphy. Dr. Francois S. Clemmons sang Lift Every Voice and Sing. Links to recorded portions of this service to come at a later date.
Order of Service
Preservice & Prelude: Chuck Miller
Bell: Recognition of Abenaki Land Becky Strum
Welcome & Pathways to Connection: Becky Strum
Call to Worship & Chalice Lighting: Becky Strum
Music: Lift Every Voice and Sing Dr. Francois S. Clemmons
Time for All Ages: Mattie/Dad Poems Rev. Barnaby and Becky Strum
Offering: Today’s offering will be RIP Medical Debt. Contributions can be made at https://cvuus.breezechms.com/give/online.
Milestones & Passages: Rev. Barnaby. Future ones can be shared at https://cvuus.breezechms.com/form/YellowCard
Poem: Red Bird Explains Himself by Mary Oliver read by Chris Murphy
Prayer/Meditation: Rev. Barnaby
Music Interlude: Chuck Miller
Five Poems and Responses: Rev. Barnaby and Becky Strum
1) The Horses by Edwin Muir
2) Subway Self-Portrait by Michele S. Lowy
3) Could Have by Wislawa Szymborska
4) Only in Our Doing by Rainer Marie Rilke (trans. Anita Barrows and Joanna Macy)
5) Planting Daffodils by Ted Scheu
Hymn Though I May Speak With Bravest Fire music, Trad.; lyric Hal Hopson
Benediction: Rev. Barnaby
Postlude: Chuck Miller
Thanks to our “Stream Team” Richard Hopkins and Rich Wolfson, Abi Sessions for managing the zoom room and Becky Strum, Chris Murphy and Francois Clemmons for participating.
Thank you for joining us for worship!