Thursday, November 9, 2017

Order of Service, November 12, 2017


Hymn #188: Come Come Whoever You Are

Prelude: All Things Bright and Beautiful

Welcome and Announcements

Lighting the Chalice Flame (in unison): We light our chalice this morning, grateful for the love we experience in this beloved community. May the flame light the way for all who seek such abundance.

Opening Words

Hymn: #68 Come Ye Thankful People


Quiet Time/Meditation/Prayer

Hymn #123: Spirit of Life

Offertory:  Your Song by Elton John

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 #52: Sweet Fields of Autumn

Sermon: Paying Attention to the Ordinary  Rev Carole Yorke

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: In My Life  by The Beatles

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.

• Next Sunday: “Gratitude & Religion” Rev. Dan Lambert, 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.

Thank you to all who contribute to our service and fellowship hour each week.
This week:
 • Music coordinator: Peilin Ko
 • Ushers: Carol Baxter and Carole Saunders
 • Cover art: Larry Stauber
 • Fellowship hour hospitality: Mary Mansfield

 And to our permanent staff:
 • Barbara Hatzfeld, office administrator
 • Willie Nelson, sexton.

 Rev. Carole Yorke has been a Unitarian Universalist minister in Florida since 1998, having served Spirit of Life UUs in Odessa, Treasure Coast UUs in Stuart, and 1stUUPB, in between and along with churches she served as a vocational counselor at the Boley Institute in St. Pete and as a Hospice Chaplain in Martin and St. Lucie Counties. Now happily retired, she lives in Port St. Lucie with her five Pomeranians and where she can attend spring training games of the New York Mets, and will preach at any UU church that needs a guest preacher.