The Owl in the Christmas Tree

Online Rev. Barnaby reflected on how we create a new story out of a mystery. We’ll collect for our holiday staff bonus.



Order of Service

Preservice slideshow: Chuck Miller

Bell: Recognition of Abenaki Land   Julia Chant

Prelude: Chuck Miller

Welcome & Pathways to Connection/Call to Worship: Wren Colwell, Worship Associate

Chalice Lighting: Between the Poles by Kabir   Wren Colwell

Time for All Ages: Owl Story   Rev. Barnaby

Honoring the Children in Song: Let Us Open Our Eyes  Poppy Rees with kids

Offering: Today’s offering will be for our Holiday Staff Bonus. Contributions can be made at

Canvass Testimony:   Brett Millier & Karl Lindholm

Music:  Dona Nobis Pacem, CVUUS Choir

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


Music: We Will Not Stop Singing, by the Chapin Sisters, performed by Adam Podd and the First UU Choir of Brooklyn, NY

Story: Rev. Barnaby & Wren Colwell

Music: Chuck Miller

Benediction: Rev. Barnaby

Postlude: Chuck Miller

Thanks to our “Stream Team” Rich Wolfson and Richard Hopkins, the CVUUS Choir for music, Brett and Karl for their testimony and the Chippendales for leading zoom coffee hour.