Bend Me, Shape Me

Imbolc traditionally marks the first whisper of spring, and celebrates Brigid, the Goddess of metalsmithing – bending, shaping, and molding with fire.  This morning, we’ll explore our own power to shape and remake ourselves and the world.

Share the Plate

  • Our Share the Plate recipient this week is Wisconsin Faith Voices for Justice, an interfaith education and advocacy organization that works to bring awareness and advocate for systemic changes addressing the root causes of poverty, racial inequity, and social injustices in our state. Their programs have included interfaith community building, the Dane Sanctuary Coalition and poverty simulations.  

Order of Service

  • Gathering Song: #188 “Come, Come, Whoever You Are”
  • Centering Sound
  • Welcome
  • Prelude: “Brigid Chant for Imbolc” by Upon the Path
  • Call to Worship
  • Opening Hymn: “Sacred Circle” by Heather Pierson
  • Lighting the Chalice
  • Musical Response
  • Time for All Ages: “Drawing Imbolc Sigil”
  • Hymn: #1069 “Ancient Mother”
  • Wisdom from the World’s Traditions: “Psalm to Brigid” by Patrick Price
  • Reflection: “Bend Me, Shape Me” with Rev. Karen
  • Offering: “Brighid” by Heidi Couture and Kellianna
  • Joys and Sorrows
  • Closing Hymn: #362 “Rise Up, O Flame”
  • Extinguishing the Chalice and Benediction
  • Postlude: “Circle Fire Dance” sung by Tibetréa

Music Connections from this service