September 11th Sermon "A People of Blessing" Rev. Ian White Maher

07 September 2022


Please join us for our Sunday Service, September 11th at 9am and 11am
Rev. Ian White Maher
Sermon: A People of Blessing
Welcome Back to our 2 service schedule at 9am and 11am. Join us for ingathering, which will be an intergenerational service (all ages welcome at worship, no RE classes today).
Today we will meeting out on the plaza before service and all enter the chapel together.
Services will be live-streamed on zoom (zoom link is on the front page of the website). 
Mask optional, but strongly recommended
Coffee Hour: In person in Eliot Hall following each service and virtual following the 11am service.
After the 11am service join us for the Welcome Back Potluck on the playground (12:30pm).




  • Meet on the Plaza and all come into the chapel together
  • Welcome & Announcements - Rev. Monica Dobbins
  • Thank you Lissa! - Amanda Esko
  • Chalice Lighting - Rev. Monica Dobbins
  • Hymn #298 "Wake Now My Senses" words by Thomas J. S. Mikelson, music Traditional Irish
  • Lay Minister - Nancy Moos
  • Introduction to Blessing Ritual - Rev. Ian White Maher
  • Interlude - David Owens, piano
  • Meditation - Rev. Monica Dobbins
  • "Why I Am A Steward" - Jessica Briefer French
  • Offertory/Doxology:
    • From all that dwell below the skies
    • Let hymns of faith and hope arise
    • May peace, good will on earth be sung
    • Through every land by every tongue
    • Amen
  • Sermon "A People of Blessing" - Rev. Ian White Maher
  • Blessing Ritual
  • Hymn "We Will Go Out in the World" words and music by David Owens, piano
  • Benediction - Rev. Ian White Maher
  • Postlude: "Ophelia Rag" by James Scott (American 1885-1938) - Liam LaMalfa and David Owens, pianos

Thank you to our Cantors/Singing Directors: Nikki Blackburn-Fuller, Rebecca Heal and Matthew Esko