July 26, 2009
Ringing of the Chime
Welcome and Announcements, Grier Novinger, President
Ringing of the Chime
Prelude, I Shall Not Be Moved, Traditional
*Chalice Lighting Hymn, Circle of Song (sing twice)
Come join with me in the circle of song;
The old and the young, the weak and the strong.
Singing with one voice,
Though we may speak different tongues.
In the Circle of Song, we are one.
Chalice lit by Boone and Braxxton Sommers
Love is the spirit of this church,
And service is its law. To dwell together in peace,
To seek the truth in love, and to help one another,
This is our great covenant.
*Hymn #108, My Life Flows On in Endless Song
*Responsive Reading #588, Led by Rev. Aaron Payson, UU Trauma Response Ministry
Spoken Prayer, Led by Brian Griffin
Meditation, Led by Patti Cox, Ministerial Intern
Greetings from the Unitarian Universalist Association, Annette Marquis, Thomas Jefferson District Executive
Offertory, It Is Well with My Soul, Phillip P. Bliss, performed by Alanis Morrisette
Sermon, "Lift Every Voice and Sing" (PDF), Rev. Chris Buice
*Hymn #149, Lift Every Song and Sing
*Spoken Benediction, Rev. Buice
Let people living in all lands
Declare that fear and hate are done
Rise above differences and stand
In love and understanding, one.
Special thanks to The Oaks of Righteousness for their participation in this worship service.
*Greet Your Neighbor
*Please stand in body or spirit
Tennessee Valley Unitarian Universalist Church
The Rev. Chris Buice, Minister
Brian Griffin, Director of Religious Education
Jenny Arthur, Director of Administration
Vicki Masters, Director of Music
Nina Lee Braden, Administrative Assistant
Jerry Bone, Member Services Coordinator
Chris Douglass, Youth Programs Coordinator
Sheila Huling, Custodian
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Boone and Braxxton Sommers, with Director of Religious Education Brian Griffin, lit the chalice.
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