We collected your summer waters into our communal bowl and poured them onto our gardens as we gathered for our new worship year. UUA President Susan Frederick-Gray offered an inspiring video here reminding us that this is no time to go it alone.
Order of Service
Preservice: Chuck Miller accompanied by water and water communion images
Bell: Liam Greenwood
Prelude: Chuck Miller with water images from Lucy Tenenbaum
Welcome/ Pathways to Connection: Wren Colwell, Worship Associate
Call to Worship: Ponder the Thing in your Heart Wren Colwell
Chalice Lighting: Wren Colwell & Rev. Barnaby
Honoring Children in Song: Let us Open Our Eyes Poppy Rees singing with Milo
Time for All Ages: Poppy Rees
Choir: M’ni Wiconi: Water is Life with Lucy Tenenbaum introducing and Ken Levine on drums
Offering: Today’s offering will be introduced by Allison Cutler and shared with Movement Voter Project. Contributions can be made at https://cvuus.breezechms.com/give/online.
Milestones & Passages: Rev. Barnaby. Future ones can be shared at https://cvuus.breezechms.com/form/YellowCard
Prayer & Meditation
Readings: Algonquin Women’s Video; Mary Oliver’s Morning poem read by Wren Colwell
Water Communion: Rev. Barnaby and Wren Colwell
Closing/Postlude: Spirit of Life sung by Poppy Rees
Thanks to our “Stream Team” Rich Wolfson, Margy Young, Richard Hopkins, Lucy Tenenbaum, Jordan Young, and Eric Maier for helping Lucy record the choir anthem.