From Courage to Resilience: Navigating These Challenging Times

With Rev. Christina Sillari. “If you can’t fly, then run, if you can’t run, then walk, if you can’t walk, then crawl, but by all means keep moving.” The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  Watch a recording of it posted here.

Order of Service

Entire service indoors (please mask AND distance).

Bell: Land Acknowledgement

Prelude Music:  Ronnie Romano, Music Dir

Welcome & Pathways to Connection: Karl Lindholm, Worship Associate

Call to Worship:  Karl Lindholm

Chalice Lighting: Rev. Christina Sillari

In the stillness of the quiet, if we listen, we can hear the whisper of the heart giving strength to weakness, courage to fear, hope to despair. From by Rev. Howard Thurman

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

Music:  Morning Has Broken  (Gray #38)  CVUUS Choir

Offering:  Our donee is Honor the Earth. Contributions can be made as

Milestones & Passages: Karl Lindholm. Those on zoom may enter theirs in chat. Future ones can be shared at

Prayer/Meditation: Rev. Christina Sillari

Music:  Spirit of Life (Gray #123)   Ronnie Romano

Sermon: From Courage to Resilience  Rev. Christina Sillari (read it here: From Courage to Resilience 2021)

Music:  My Life Flows on in Endless Song (Gray #108) CVUUS Choir

Benediction:  Rev. Christina Sillari

Postlude: Ronnie Romano

Credits:  Thanks to our worship associate Karl Lindholm; our choir; Sherman LaRose, Mary Hadley, Rich Wolfson and Abi Sessions for technical support; Dinah Smith for fall arrangements; Mike Greenwood and all who helped set up, usher and greet.

Thank you for joining us for worship!