Sunday Order of Service
Prelude “Higher Ground” Oatman/Gabriel, arr. Hayes
Sing #1017 “Building a New Way” Martha Sandefer
Covenant Love is the spirit of this church,
and reason is its guide.
To dwell together in peace,
to seek truth in freedom,
and to serve human need:
this is our covenant.
Sung Response May love shine forth through us today
May light of reason guide our way
May beauty, truth, and joy become
A flame that burns in everyone.
Musical Response “Whatsoever Things Are Pure and Just” Wylder
Story for All Ages “Lilly’s Plastic Purse” by Kevin Henkes
Family Recessional “This Little Light of Mine” (#118)
African American spiritual
We will exit through the back doors of the sanctuary to go downstairs. Parents are welcome to escort their children downstairs and attend Religious Education with them, as they wish. Children of all ages are welcome to stay in the service.
Offering “Meditation No. 18” Kramer
Testimony Bob Spelman
Singing #120 “Turn Back” Bax/psalter
From “A Christian Call for Reparations” by Rev. Dr. Kelly Brown Douglas
From On Repentance and Repair by Rabbi Danya Ruttenberg
Anthem “Make Them Hear You” Ahrens/Flaherty, arr. Funk
Message Reparations and Repair
Singing #169 “We Shall Overcome” African American Spiritual
*Benediction and Closing Blessing Scott