The Easter Exam

Rev. Barnaby reflected on what has become an important annual UU spiritual test — naming what we celebrate at Easter. Connor Timmons introduced our April donee Common Ground located in Starksboro, VT. He’s its executive director.

The Easter Exam on YouTube (

Order of Service

Preservice slideshow  Otter Creek’s Spring Break  Liam Greenwood

Bell: Recognition of Abenaki Land   Julia Chant

Prelude: No Ordinary Song by Elizabeth Alexander sung by Laura Betinis Healy & Anthony Healy

Welcome & Pathways to Connection: Wren Colwell, Worship Associate & Poppy Rees, Dir. of Religious Exploration

Call to Worship/ Chalice Lighting: Wren Colwell

Time for All Ages: Poppy Rees

Offering: Today’s offering will be presented by Connor Timmons for Common Ground Center. Contributions can be made at

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


Music & Testimonial: Easter Swansong  Kate Gridley

Readings: Wren Colwell

Sermon:  The Easter Exam   Rev. Barnaby

Benediction: Rev. Barnaby

Postlude:  Riff on The Garden Song  Kate Gridley

Thanks to our “Stream Team” Margy Young and Richard Hopkins, Liam Greenwood for our pre service prelude, Connor Timmons for telling us about Common Ground, and Jordan Young for managing the zoom room.

Thank you for joining us for worship!