Services at the UUCRT are Virtual until further notice

Events at the UUCRT are currently suspended due to COVID-19, however, our Sunday services are being held by phone and online until further notice. Services continue to include all aspects of a “regular” Sunday service, including a downloadable Order of Service. (link below). We look forward to seeing you there!

September 20th Order of Service

Inviting Bell 

Musical Prelude – Offered by Hollis Kellogg

Opening words # 434Read by Rose O’Neill – May we be reminded here of our highest aspirations, and be inspired to bring our gifts to the altar of humanity. May we know once again that we are not isolated beings but connected, in mystery and miracle, to the universe, to this community and to each other.

Welcome and Announcements

Chalice Lighting # 447

ReadingFyodor Dostoyevsky’s “The Brothers Karamazov”  Read by: Mary Louise Kiernan

Opening hymn “We Would Be One” Performed by Chancel Choir

Offering & Offertory click to donate to the SUNDAY BASKET

Sharing of Joys & Sorrows

Call and Response(words by John Denver)

All this joy

All this sorrow

All this promise

All this pain

Such is life

Such is being

Such is spirit

Such is love

Sermon – “Widening the Circle”- How wide is our circle of concern? How wide is our circle of influence?  How can we expand them both? Rev. Chris Antal

Closing Music – “Songs For Our Heroes”, Written and offered by Diane Diachishin

*Closing Words/Closing Fellowship Circle

*Extinguishing the ChaliceExtinguishing the Flame by Elizabeth Selle Jones

We extinguish this flame but not the Light of Truth, The Warmth of Community, or the fire of Commitment. These we carry in our hearts until we are together again.

Worship Associate and Zoom Host: Jaye Moyer

Coffee Time – BYOC (Bring Your Own Coffee) and share Conversation

                                                      

Stay connected during this challenging time!

The UUCRT calendar is being updated with links as information becomes available. If you click on a link on the calendar, there will be more details regarding how you can participate.

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