What is the role of theatre in this time of pandemic with its spotlight on systemic racism? Becky Strum and friends “hold a mirror up to nature” through music and a zoom-staged play reading.
A Spirituality & the Arts summer worship service.
Join fellow congregants to participate in the service at https://zoom.us/my/cvuusservice/
Order of Service
Prelude: Chuck Miller accompanied by images from Lucy Tenenbaum
Welcome & Pathways to Connection: Rev. Barnaby, Worship Associate
Call to Worship: We’ve Come Too Far to Turn Around by Charles Lloyd performed by Connie Leach, Chuck Miller, Steve MacLauchan, and Glendon Ingalls
Chalice Lighting: Rev. Barnaby
Offering: Today’s offering will be shared with NAACP Legal Defense Fund. Contributions can be made at https://cvuus.breezechms.com/give/online.
Milestones & Passages: Rev. Barnaby. Future ones can be shared at
Prayer & Meditation: Rev. Barnaby
Sermon Part 1: Becky Strum
Music: You’ve Got to Be Carefully Taught by Rodgers and Hammerstein performed by Sophie & Amy Mason
Sermon Part 2: Becky Strum
Stage Reading: The Niceties by Eleanor Burgess performed by Joanna Colwell & Esther Thomas
Sermon Part 3: Becky Strum
Music: Ol’ Man River by Oscar Hammerstein and Jerome Kern: Paul Robeson revised lyrics performed by Dr. Francois Scarborough Clemmons
Closing: Becky Strum
Postlude: Chuck Miller accompanied by images from Lucy Tenenbaum
Thanks to our “Stream Team” Rich Wolfson and Richard Hopkins.