Order of Service 1.8.23

The Best Thing to Say to a Friend

We have been living in very challenging times, with levels of distrust and anger at levels rarely seen before in this country. Is there any way to lower the intensity of these emotions — at least in ourselves? St. Francis of Assisi might have an answer.

January Theme – Finding Our Center 

Opening Hymn – #347 Gather the Spirit – by Anthony Concepcion

Welcome – Reverend Anne Hines

Introduction & Chalice Lighting – Tim Snowber 

Time for All Ages – Sam Dickerson –  Paulie Pastrami Achieves World Peace

Offering Words – Sandi Boyd

Offering Music –  “Prayer of St. Francis” by Allen Pote

Joys and Sorrows – You may write your Joys and Sorrows in the chatbox during the service if you are online. If you are in person please fill out an index card. Can email them during the week to worship@chaliceuu.org

Singing the Children Out – Anthony Concepcion

Time of Meditation – Reverend Anne Hines

Meditation Song – #1031 Filled with Loving Kindness

Sermon The Best Thing to Say to a Friend – Reverend Anne Hines

Closing Hymn – #1014 Answering the Call of Love 

Benediction – Reverend Anne Hines

Announcements – Tim Snowber

Postlude – Anthony Concepcion (and the Chalice Choir?)

Break-out Rooms:

  1. Service Discussion and Newcomers 
  2. Social Justice- actions and discussion 
  3. 70+ Seniors 


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