One Painter’s Practice During the Pandemic

Kate Gridley shares thoughts about working in isolation and staying engaged with community. This begins our Spirituality & the Arts summer worship services.

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Order of Service

Prelude: We Are (from UUA General Assembly Worship June 28)

The Masks We Wear (with music & photo montage of masks compiled by Kate Gridley)

Welcome & Pathways to Connection: Karl Lindholm, Worship Associate

Call to Worship & Chalice Lighting:  Karl Lindholm

Hymn   Thanks Be for These

Sermon Part 1: Young People Portraits   Kate Gridley

Time for All Ages: Let Us Open Our Eyes  Liam Battjes Greenwood

Sermon Part 2: In the Bubble: The Beginning of the Pandemic  Kate Gridley

Offering: Today’s offering will be shared with Black Freedom Fund.

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Sermon Part 3: The Shoulders on which We Stand   Kate Gridley

Milestones & Passages: Karl Lindholm. Future ones can be shared at

Prayer & Meditation: Karl Lindholm

Music: My Lord, What a Mourning   sung by Dr. Francois Scarborough Clemmons accompanied by Kate Gridley with BLM photo montage

Sermon Part 4/ Benediction: Isolation & Community  Kate Gridley

Postlude: Kate Gridley and members of her drawing communities

Thanks to our “Stream Team” Margy & Jordan Young, Richard Hopkins, Lucy Tenenbaum and Rich Wolfson.

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