Order of Service 7.23.23

Online and In Person – 10 am Sunday

Rev. Maddie Sifantus

Lydia Maria Child: Our faith’s foremother

Today Rev. Maddie Sifantus, minister of the Universalist Unitarian Church of Santa Paula considers our Foremother, Lydia Maria Child, drawing from her memories of growing up in Child’s hometown in her later life and the new biography by Lydia Moland, “Lydia Maria Child: A Radical American Life. Join us for an inspiring service about an important part of our Unitarian history.

July Theme – Delight

Opening Hymn – #123 “We’ll Build a Land ” vs 1 

Welcome – Matt Chapa 

Introduction – Anahi Quiroz 

Call to Worship – Matt Chapa

Chalice Lighting – Anahi Quiroz

Time for All Ages “The Remember Balloons”  By Jessie Oliveros – Told by Sam Dickerson 

Manna Collection – Sam Dickerson

Offering Words – Matt Chapa

Offering Music – “Family Tree ” by Dante Bowe [Video]


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. You can email them during the week to worship@chaliceuu.org

Time of Meditation – Matt Chapa

Sermon – “Foremothers” – Rev. Maddie Sifantus, minister of the Universalist Unitarian Church of Santa Paula 

Closing Hymn – #1028 “The Fire of Commitment “

Benediction – Matt Chapa

Announcements – Anahi Quiroz

Extinguishing the Chalice – Matt Chapa

Postlude – Anthony Concepcion

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