Friday, March 9, 2018

Order of Service, March 11, 2018

Prelude: Hallelujah (Jeff Buckley)


*Hymn #21: For The Beauty of the Earth

Introduction of Visitors

Lighting the Chalice Flame 

* 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.

Introduction: Live Gratitude

Quiet Time/ Meditation/Prayer

Readings – Thom Irwin

Offertory: Thankful (Josh Groban) sung by Marina Kabellar

Message: Live Gratitude  Gary Evans

*Song: Thank You for Being a Friend (see insert)

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: Despacito 
Gratitude & Applause
* Please stand in body or spirit
Join us for refreshments & fellowship in Ministers Hall 
Hearing devices, and envelopes for cash pledges are available on the hymnal cart or ask an usher.

This Week
Today: Social Hour 11:30am in Ministers Hall. Council meeting, noon, Channing Room.
Monday-Friday: Administration Office hours 9:30am-12:30pm
Monday: Comedy Club -Roy Zimmerman 7pm in Ministers Hall.
Tuesday: Board of Trustees meeting 6:30pm in the Channing Room.
Thursday:  JAM Meeting 5pm in Ministers Hall. Catered dinner 6pm in Ministers Hall. Teaching Thursday presentation at 7pm - Dayan Martinez on the UU Pagans. 
Saturday: Food Packing, 9am, Ministers Hall. Social Justice Film, 12:30pm, Ministers Hall.
Sunday:  News Talk at 9:15am in Ministers Hall.  JAM Grant Collection at 10:30am  

Thank you to all who contribute to our service and fellowship hour each week. This week:
Music coordinator: Peilin Ko
Guest Musician: Valentina Paolucci
Cover art: Gary Evans; assisted by David Traupman
Ushers: Deborah Fairchild & Mary Mansfield
Fellowship hour hospitality: Kim Hetrick; assisted by Coleen Conway.

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

Next Sunday: “Ostara” Rev. Dan Lambert and Dayan Martinez
Rev. Dr. Dan Lambert Office Hours: Tuesday 5pm-8pm and Thursday 9am-Noon. His office telephone # is 561-627-6106. His e-mail is 
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.
Barbara Begg, daughter of Miriam Maddux (formerly the oldest member of the Congregation) wishes to sell some of Miriam’s paintings, by appointment. Please call 561-242-0936.
Artists: It is time to collect your art work from Ministers Hall.