Rebirth, Resurrection, Resistance

Spring is a time of awakening, and of celebrating our ability to do so.  This Easter morning, we’ll explore the many awakenings happening within, between, and around us.  

Share the Plate

  • The Share-the-Plate recipient for April 2 and 9 is Urban Triage. With the help of member Ed Kuharski, they are transforming the Madison Youth Hostel into the Inspired House, which will provide housing for young adults, especially those with children, who are experiencing homelessness. 

[Sorry – no recording this week due to technical difficulties]

Order of Service

  • Gathering Song: #188 “Come, Come, Whoever You Are”
  • Welcome
  • Prelude: “A Joyful Noise” with Rev. Karen
  • Call to Worship
  • Lighting the Chalice and Musical Response
  • Shared Music: “The Tide is Rising” by Rabbi Shoshana Meira Friedman and Yotam Schachter
  • Time for All Ages: “Our Flower Garden” with Genevieve McPherson-Shambarger
  • Shared Music: Hymn #61 “Lo, the Earth Awakes Again”
  • Story Wisdom: “The Daffodil Principle,” by Jaroldeen Asplund Edwards
  • Reflection: “One Bulb at a Time” with Rev. Karen Armina
  • Wisdom from the World’s Traditions: “Prayer for the Dazed” by Sharon McDonald
  • Reflection: “Awakenings Within, Between, and Around Us” with the Rev. Karen Armina
  • Offering: “Morning Has Broken” by Eleanor Farjeon, Gaelic melody, arr. Cat Stevens
  • Joys and Sorrows
  • Shared Music: Hymn #6 “Just as Long as I Have Breath”
  • Extinguishing the Chalice and Benediction

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