How to Read the Bible

Rev. Barnaby reflected on what the Bible says about where we encounter God, not who God is, especially when we consider who is speaking and whose voice is left out. Watch a recording of the service here.

Order of Service

Bell: Land Acknowledgement

Prelude:  Ronnie Romano, Director of Music

Welcome:  Martha Fulda, Worship Associate

Call to Worship: Martha Fulda

Chalice Lighting: Martha Fulda

May this flame we light remind us that every one of us
can bring the light of love to the world.

May this clear flame be a symbol that every heart can burn bright with joy, peace, and harmony.

May the wisdom of ages speak to us through this flame and stay in us.

Every one of us can be a blessing to the world.

– Rev. Petr Samojsky, Prague Unitarian Church
The Czech Republic

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

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Music:  Ronnie Romano

Milestones & Passages: Rev. Barnaby

Prayer/MeditationRev. Barnaby

Song:  It Ain’t Necessarily So

Reading: Martha Fulda

Musical Reading: Witness  Ronnie Romano and Middlebury College Choir

Sermon: How to Read the Bible   Rev. Barnaby

Hymn:  My Life Flows On (Gray # 108)

Benediction: Rev. Barnaby

Postlude:   Ronnie Romano

Credits: Thanks to our worship associate Martha Fulda and Richard Hopkins, Abi Sessions and Rich Wolfson for technical support.

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