June 8th 2pm Installation Service for Rev. J Sylvan

04 June 2024


Please join us this Saturday, June 8th at 2pm as we hold an Installation Service for our senior minister, Rev. J Sylvan.
Service will begin at 2pm. Following the service, there will be a reception in Eliot Hall/Plaza where we will hear from Trash Moon Collective, have a huge candle making ceremony, enjoy something to eat and drink, and celebrate Rev. J Sylvan.
Service will be live-streamed on zoom. Click Here for the Zoom Link.  

Order of Service

  • Prelude: "Yakusoku wa Iranai" by Yoko Kanno (Japanese, b. 1963) – Sue Buzzard, violin; David Owens, piano
  • Welcome & Chalice Lighting – Amanda Esko
  • Meditation – Nicoline Valkenberg
  • Meditation Response: "Song of Storms" from Ocarina of Time by Koji Kondo (Japanese, b. 1961) – Sue Buzzard, violin; David Owens, piano
  • Charge to the Minister – Rev. Lora Young
  • Offertory – Rev. Monica Dobbins; "Theme from Jurassic Park" by John Williams (American, b. 1932) – David Owens, piano
    • Share the Plate: half of all proceeds will be donated to Rock Camp SLC
  • 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
  • Music: "Rainbow Connection" by Paul Williams (American, b. 1940) & Kenneth Ascher (American, b. 1944) – Sue Buzzard, vocals; David Owens, piano
  • Charge to the Congregation – Rev. Monica Dobbins
  • Music: "The Rose" by Amanda McBroom (American, b. 1947) – Amanda Esko, vocals; David Owens, piano
  • Installation Ceremony and Presentation of the Stole – Linda Smith, Jessica French, Heather Heaton
  • Hymn #1028, "The Fire of Commitment"; words and music by Mary Katherine Morn (American, b. 1961) & Jason Shelton (American, b. 1972) – Congregation
  • Benediction – Rev. J Sylvan