November 7th Sermon "Gonna Lay Down My Sword and Shield" by Rev. Ian White Maher

05 November 2021


Please join us for our Sunday Service, November 7th at 9am and 11am with Rev. Ian White Maher.  
Topic for this month: Trust
Sermon: Gonna Lay Down My Sword and Shield 

For Worship service at 9am and 11am inside the building.

  • Ticketing is mandatory (reserve your free ticket on our Eventbrite page) Click Here.
  • Masks are mandatory (and for sale if people forget)
  • Proof of vaccination is mandatory, but a photo of your vaccination card is acceptable. Using is also acceptable.
Reserve your free tickets for both the Chapel and Eliot Hall for both services through our Eventbrite page link.  It's also in The Torch Weekly email.  If you are not signed up for the Torch, scroll to the bottom of the front page of the website, you will see a form to fill out to subscribe.  Additionally, if you use gmail, check your promotions folder! It helps to add the email address , to your contacts. The Torch Weekly is also available here on the website under news and also on our FaceBook page, Friday evening at 6pm.
The 11am worship service will be live-streamed over zoom followed by Virtual Coffee Hour (no coffee hour at the in-person services). 
The zoom link is on the front page of the website. 
Thank you to Paul & Jan Gandy for serving as our cantors this week, and our guitar accompanist John Major!
  • Prelude: "Prelude" by Leo Brouwer (Cuban, b.1939) - John Major, guitar
  • Announcements/Chalice Lighting: Rev. Monica Dobbins
  • Hymn #118: “This Little Light of Mine” - Paul & Jan Gandy, cantors / John Major, guitar 
  • Time for All Ages: Amanda Esko
  • Lay Minister: Jessica French
  • Interlude: "Cuña" by Leo Brouwer (Cuban, b. 1939) - John Major, guitar
  • Meditation: Rev. Monica Dobbins
  • Offertory: "Study #1" by Heitor Villa-Lobos (Brazilian, 1887-1959) - John Major, guitar
  • Doxology: - Paul & Jan Gandy, cantors / John Major, guitar
    • From all that dwell below the skiesLet hymns of faith and hope ariseMay peace, good will on earth be sungThrough every land by every tongueAmen
  • Sermon: "Gonna Lay Down My Sword and Shield" - Rev. Ian White Maher
  • Hymn #162 "Gonna Lay Down My Sword and Shield” - Paul & Jan Gandy, cantors / John Major, guitar 
  • Benediction/Extinguish Chalice: Rev. Ian White Maher
  • Postlude: 'Bulerias" by Chicuelo (Spanish, b.1968)  - John Major, guitar