• Order of Service 3.26.23

    In Person & Online Service – 10 am

    Reverend Anne Hines


    What does it take to touch — or be touched — by the Holy? How far do we need to travel to be overtaken with awe?

    This Week’s Special Collection to benefit Many Mansions

    March Theme – Abundance 

    Welcome – Reverend Anne Hines

    Introduction – Matt Chapa 

    Call to Worship – Reverend Anne Hines 

    Chalice Lighting – Matt Chapa 

    Opening Hymn – #1066  “O Brother Sun”  

    Time For All Ages – Sam Dickerson reading “The Table Where Rich People Sit” by Byrd Baylor

    Manna Collection – Sam Dickerson

    Offering Words – Matt Chapa 

    Offering Music “What a Wonderful World” Arranged by Russ Robinson. Performed by The Chalice Choir under the direction of Anthony Concepcion. 

    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 – #352 “Find a Stillness” 

    Sermon   Awesome!” Reverend Anne Hines

    Closing Hymn – # 21 “For the Beauty of the Earth”

    Benediction – Reverend Anne Hines

    Extinguishing the Chalice – Reverend Anne Hines

    Announcements – Matt Chapa 

    Postlude – Anthony Concepcion




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