Friday, November 3, 2017

Order of Service, Nov 5, 2017

Call to ServiceBuilding New Way  (see insert)
Welcome and Announcements
Lighting the Chalice Flame (in unison):
We light this flame to represent our liberal religionreligion that stands for freedom and tolerance;  religion that believes in the full use of reason; religion that offers hope that we can make the world better. (Dan Harper)
*Hymn #121We'll Build Land
Opening Words

Quiet Time/Meditation/Prayer
OffertoryWe Are ...
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 #466: "Religion"
*Hymn #123: Spirit of Life
Sermon: "What does it meato be a Liberal Religion?"          RevDrDan Lambert
*Hymn #163: For the Earth ForeveTurning
Extinguishing the Chalice Flame (in unison)
We extinguish this flame, but not the light of truth, the warmth of community, o
r the fire of commitmentThese we carry iour hearts until we are together again.
Closing Words
PostludeStanding on the Side of Love 
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.
Thank you to all who contribute to our service
and fellowship hou
r each week. This week:
·       Music coordinator: Peilin Ko
·       Ushers: Harry & Karen Wolin
·       Cover art: Larry Stauber
·       Fellowship hour hospitality: Hazel Burke
And to our permanent staff:
·       Barbara Hatzfeld, office administrator
·       Willie Nelson, sexton.
Rev. Dr. Dan Lambert serves 1stUUPB as oupart-time Ministerial Leader. He can be
reached by emai
l at or by calling the office.

Next Sunday: “Concerning the Ordinary” the Rev Carole Yorke
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