Prelude: Cocaine performed by the band
Lighting the Chalice Flame (in unison): May the light we now kindle inspire us to use our powers to heal not to harm, to help not to hinder, to bless not to curse, to serve you spirit of freedom.
Hymn #123: Spirit of Life
Candles of Joy and Sorrow and Meditation
Reading: 1990’s article from the New York Times
Offertory: Let It Be performed by the band
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.
Sermon: Drugs, Legalize? Ben Juhl
Closing Hymn: #346 Come, Sing a Song with Me
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.
Postlude: Whispering Hope, sung by Vangie Gruen
Gratitude & Applause
Hearing devices, and envelopes for cash pledges are available on the hymnal cart or ask an usher.
Today: Social Hour 11:30am Ministers Hall
Monday- Friday: Administration Office will be open 9:30am -12:30pm.
Friday: Art Studio 6:00pm Ministers Hall.
Saturday: Film and Discussion 12:30pm Ministers Hall
Sunday: News Talk 9:15am in Ministers Hall
Thank you to all who contribute to our service and fellowship hour each week. This week:
· Music coordinator: Peilin Ko
· Guest speaker: Ben Juhl
· Ushers: Dan & Tess Lambert
· Cover art: Larry Stauber
Fellowship hour hospitality: Leah Rothschild & Martel Bird
And to our permanent staff:
Barbara Hatzfeld, office administrator
· Willie Nelson, sexton.
· Next Sunday: “Lauren Hooker- Celebrating Diversity with Music, Story Telling and Dialogue”. Led by Lynn Pernezny. JAM Grant Collection
· 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.