The Mystery of This Moment

Today’s service will be a multigenerational fair offering several opportunities to practice mindfulness of the present moment through music, movement, and meditation. 

  • The Share the Plate recipient for Dec. 17 and 31 will be Middle East Children’s Alliance, a nonprofit humanitarian aid organization focused on supporting the lives of children in the Middle East. They are working in Gaza to provide emergency assistance to families who have fled their homes and to get emergency medical supplies to hospitals and clinics. They were nominated by Jennifer Hedstrom. 

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Order of Service

  • Gathering Song  “Come, Come, Whoever You Are” #188
  • Welcome
  • Prelude  “Saman,” by Ólafur Arnalds
  • Call to Worship
  • Lighting the Chalice and Musical Response
  • Shared Music  “El botón es flor mañana,” #59 (purple hymnal)
  • Mindfulness Sampler Fair – Music, Meditation, Movement and Making
  • Offering  “Olive Branch,” Elyanna arr. Jennifer Hedstrom
  • Joys and Sorrows
  • Shared Music  “Filled With Loving Kindness” #1031 (teal hymnal)
  • Extinguishing the Chalice and Benediction