Friday, March 10, 2017

As Everyone Else is Leaving!

Order of Service, March 12, 2017

At the sound of the chime, please join in singing Hymn #188 Come, Come, Whoever You Are

Welcome & Announcements

Prelude:  Ave Maria by Caccini

Opening Words

Lighting the Chalice Flame (in unison):
May the Light of Truth illumine our minds.  May the Spark of Love set our hearts on fire.  May the Flame of Freedom burn brightly within us. Now and always.

*Hymn: #360 Here We Have Gathered

Candles of Joy and Sorrow and Meditation  

Reading:  About Secrets and Falling Tiles
                       by Carroll Binder      
Offertory:   Two English Folk Songs 
                    By Vaughan Williams 

Affirmation (in unison) Love is the spirit of this congregation and service is its law. This is our great covenant: to dwell together in peace, to seek the truth in love and to help one another.

*Hymn: #168 One More Step
Sermon:    Hope After the Storm
                     Claudia Jimenez

*Hymn: #34 Though I May Speak with
                    Bravest Fire

Extinguishing the Chalice Flame (in unison) We extinguish this flame, but not the light of truth, the warmth of community, or the fire of commitment. These we carry in our hearts until we are together again.

Closing Words

Postlude:   Clarinet Sonata by Handel
1.     Adagio
2.     Allegro
Gratitude & Applause
*Please stand in body or spirit
Hearing devices, and envelopes for cash pledges are available on the hymnal cart or ask an usher.

This Week
Today: Nursery is open at 10:15am. Social Hour 11:30am in Ministers Hall. Congregational Council meets at 12 noon in the Sanctuary.  “Our Whole Lives” meets at 12 noon in the Channing Room.
Monday: “Owning Your Religious Past” meets at 3pm in the Channing Room. P.E.A.C.E. Rally is at 7pm in WPB -- Network members attend.
Tuesday: Village NPB election 7am-7pm MH. SGM meetings at 3pm, Board of Trustees meeting 6:30pm in the Channing Room.
Thursday: JAM Book Discussion 4pm in the Channing Room. JAM meeting 5pm in the Channing Room. Teaching Thursday Community Meal 6pm (MH).  7pm Program:
Russell Bourne, in the Sanctuary.
Friday: Recess/Play Night for Grownups 7:30pm in Minsters Hall.
Saturday: Secular Humanists 9:30am in Minsters Hall. Film and Discussion (see insert) 12:30pm in Ministers Hall.
Sunday:  NewsTalk 9:15am in Ministers Hall  

·        Next Sunday: “Blessing of the Animals” led by Claudia Jimenez. JAM Grant Collection (See insert)

·        Rev. CJ McGregor Office Hours: by appointment (Please call 561-627-6106 ahead) Tuesday- Thursday 9:30am-2pm.
·       Food Items collected during the offertory are donated to the Lake Park Food Pantry,
·       Shoes and Toiletry Articles collected are donated to the Haitian Community.

Thank you to all who contribute to our service and fellowship hour each week. This week:
· Chalice Lighter: Claudia Jimenez
· Ushers: Betsy & Bob Shipley
· Cover Art: Larry Stauber
FFellowship Hour Hospitality: Shirley Bloomquist, Harry and Karen Wolin

Our Staff 
Rev. CJ McGregor, Minister
Claudia Jimenez, Intern Minister
Peilin Ko, Music Coordinator
Barbara Hatzfeld, Office Administrator

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