General Assembly – Order of Service 6.26.22

Reverend Gretchen Haley, Reverend Sean Neil-Barron and Reverend Shari Halliday-Quan

Join us for the largest annual gathering of UUs in worship. This powerful, communal worship experience on Sunday June 26th at 9:30am Pacific will take place online. The Rev. Gretchen Haley, Senior Minister of the Foothills Unitarian Universalist Church in Fort Collins, CO will lead the 2022 Sunday Service at GA.

Join us for the Zoom Meeting at 9:30 am

  • Ingathering Songs
    Led by Alison King, with Melissa Sky-Eagle on piano, and the GA Band – Michael Backus, guitar, John Wulcott, bass, Casey Anderson, drums

    • We Give Thanks

    • Wake Now My Senses

    • Siyahamba

    • Rivers of Grace

    • Come and Go With Me

  • Call to Worship
    Revs. Gretchen Haley, Shari Halliday-Quan, and Sean Neil-Barron

  • Choral Anthem—“The Storm is Passing Over”
    Charles Albert Tindley/arr. Barbara W. Baker
    Choral Direction by Alison King, with Melissa Sky-Eagle on piano

  • Chalice Lighting
    Aimee, Mikyka’ela, Iyara and Rev. Joseph Santos-Lyons

  • Holding / Held
    Rev. Shari Halliday-Quan
    Adam Podd, arrangement and piano

    • “Rock Me (Divine Mother)”
      by Ana Egge and Gary Nicholson

  • Spoken Word & Visual Reflection—“Because Church”
    Rev. Sean Neil-Barron

  • Musical Response—“Abide With Me”
    Traditional Lyrics by William Henry Monk with arrangement/new lyrics by Rev. Christopher Watkins Lamb
    Piano by Melissa Sky-Eagle, spoken word from Lea Morris, Casey Anderson, drums

  • Story—“Partners”
    Rabbi Marc Gellman, used by permission of the author
    Original artwork by Steve Sedam
    Voice over by Michael Cruz
    Video animation by Elliot Cennamo

  • Sermon—“The Deal On Those Days”
    Rev. Gretchen Haley

  • Choral Anthem—“You Will Be Found”
    Benj Pasek & Justin Paul/arr. Mac Huff, Hal Leonard
    Choral Direction by Alison King, with Melissa Sky-Eagle on piano, and the GA band

  • Offering—East County Rising Community Projects
    Offering invited by Rev. Shari Halliday-Quan

  • Offertory
    Lea Morris, vocals and Adam Podd, piano, and the GA Band

    • “With a Little Help from My Friends”
      Lennon and McCartney

    • “Heart Wide Open”
      Lea Morris

  • Gratefulness
    Revs. Gretchen Haley and Sean Neil-Barron

  • Closing Song—“There is More Love Somewhere”
    Traditional Spiritual
    Arrangement by Adam Podd

  • Benediction
    Rev. Gretchen Haley

  • Postlude

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