Loving Me Is Loving You

Kindness and care towards ourselves are aspects of love that often get pushed aside in all the busy-ness of caring for others. This morning, we’ll consider how self-care and self-compassion are foundational in order to extend our love to the world.

Share the Plate

  • The Share the Plate for Sunday February 19th and Sunday February 26th is Nehemiah Center for Urban Leadership Development. By lifting up Black voices and experiences with a focus on education, restoration, community empowerment and economic development, Nehemiah seeks to interrupt cycles of poverty, racism and discrimination. Programming areas include:  youth empowerment and leadership development, community leadership & capacity building, justified anger, and reentry services.

Order of Service

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  • Gathering Song: #188 “Come, Come, Whoever You Are”
  • Welcome
  • Prelude: “Deep River” traditional spiritual arranged by Larry Shackley
  • Call to Worship
  • Lighting the Chalice and Musical Response
  • Shared Music: Hymn #1008 “When Our Heart Is In A Holy Place”
  • Time for All Ages: “The Good Egg,” Jory John and Pete Oswald
  • Shared Music: Hymn #1031 “Filled with Loving Kindness”
  • Wisdom from the World’s Traditions:  from “Unshakeable Confidence,” Mare Chapman
  • Reflection: “Loving Me Is Loving You” with Deb Myrbo
  • Offering: “Lady of the Day” (tribute to Billie Holiday, by Wynn-Anne Rossi)
  • Joys and Sorrows
  • Shared Music: “These Hands, This Heart” by Heather Pierson
  • Extinguishing the Chalice and Benediction

This week’s news and announcements

Notes / Further Exploration

Dr. Kristin Neff’s website self-compassion.org

Mare Chapman’s website (author of Unshakable Confidence)