May 19th Sermon "Following the Lead of Our Indigenous Siblings" - Rev. J Sylvan

16 May 2024


Please join us for our Sunday Service, May 19th at 9 am & 11 am
Rev. J Sylvan
Sermon: "Following the Lead of Our Indigenous Siblings"
At 10:15am, join us outside for dedication of our Indigenous Land Acknowledgement, south side of plaza by the memorial garden
Services will be live-streamed on Zoom (the zoom link is on the front page of the website)
Coffee Hour: In person in Eliot Hall following the services

Order of Service

  • Ring “Isabell”
  • Choral Prelude: “All Are Welcome” -  words and music by Marty Haugen ( American, b.1950- ); Chancel Choir - Holly Stuart conducting
  • Introit: #188, "Come, Come, Whoever You Are" – words adapted from Rumi (1207-1273); music by Rev. Lynn Ungar (American, b. 1963); led by David Owens
  • Welcome & Announcements – Rev. J Sylvan
  • Chalice Lighting – Rev. J Sylvan
  • Opening Hymn: #1064 “Blue Boat Home”
  • Lay Minister: Don Walton
  • Interlude: “Be Welcome” - (Lied of May) by Franz Schubert (German  1797-1828; Chancel Choir - Holly Stuart conducting
  • Meditation – Rev. J Sylvan
  • Choral Anthem: “May Sun Warm You” - traditional, adapted by Eric Howe and Gerald Custer; Chancel Choir - David Owens  conducting
  • Song of Gratitude: #1010, "We Give Thanks" – words & music by Wendy Luella Perkins (Canadian, b. 1966); led by Rev. J Sylvan
  • Offertory – Rev. J Sylvan
  • 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: "Following the Lead of Our Indigenous Siblings" – Rev. J Sylvan
  • Benediction – Rev. J Sylvan
  • Closing Hymn / Postlude: “We Will Go Out In The World” - words and music by David Owens; Emmett Peacock - soloist, Chancel Choir, and Congregation