Friday, August 25, 2017

Volunteers Needed

Ushers are needed from September 10th forward.

Hospitality hosts/hostesses) needed from October 1st forward.

Order of Service, August 27, 2014

Prelude: Summer by Joe Hisaishi


Hymn#188:   Come, Come, Whoever You Are.

Welcome, Announcements

Opening Words

Lighting the Chalice Flame (in unison): We light this chalice for the web of life which sustains us, for the sacred circle of life in which we have our being, for the Earth, the Sky, Above and Below, and for our Mother Earth, and for the Mystery.  Paul Sprecher

*Hymn #128 For All That Is Our Life

Quiet Time/Meditation/Candle Lighting

Offertory: Bella Ciao An Italian Partisan song. Author unknown.

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.

Responsive Reading #550

Sermon: Feminine Leadership  Leah Rothschild

*Hymn #123 Spirit of Life

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: Woodstock by Joni Mitchell, as sung by CSNY

Gratitude & Applause
*Please Rise in Body or Spirit
Hearing devices, and envelopes for cash pledges are available on the hymnal cart or ask
an usher.
This Week
Today: Social Hour 11:30am Ministers Hall
Monday-Friday: Administration Office will be open 9:30am -12:30pm.
Friday 9/1 – Monday 9/4: Willie Nelson will be on vacation.
Monday: Black Lives Matter 7:00pm in the Sanctuary.
Sunday:  News Talk 9:15am in Ministers Hall

Thank you to all who contribute to our service and fellowship hour each week. This week:
·        Service Leader: Leah Rothschild
·        Music Coordinator: Peilin Ko
·        Chalice Lighter: Dayan Martinez
·        Ushers: Robin Phillips and Gary Evans
·        Cover art: Larry Stauber 
          Fellowship hour hospitality: Margaret Robson & Bob Crowe
And to our permanent staff:
·        Barbara Hatzfeld, office administrator
·        Willie Nelson, sexton.
·        Next Sunday: “Reflections on a Golden Rule” CB Hanif
·       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.

Save the Date: The 1stUUPB Food Gang is sponsoring another Congregation -wide picnic on Sunday September 25, immediately after the morning service. Details to follow.