Order of Service

March 26, 2023

Welcome and Announcements 

Passing the Peace  

Prelude   “Prelude No. 12 in F Minor BWV 884”                                                                                                                     Johann Sebastian Bach

Opening Words     by Tania Márquez

*Doxology        From all that dwell below the skies

  Let songs of hope and faith arise;

  Let peace, good will on earth be sung

  Through every land, by every tongue.

*Covenant                                                                                                  Love is the spirit of this congregation and service is its life.                                           This is our great covenant: to dwell together in peace,                                                    To seek the truth in love, and to help one another.                                              James Vila Blake (adapted

*Chalice Lighting      by Catherine Callahan

*Hymn #346  Gather the Spirit

Time for All Ages “In Between the Seasons” by Rev. James Galasinski

Collecting of Joys and Sorrows

Offertory      “Bagatelle in G Major Op. 126” Ludwig van Beethoven

Spoken Meditation                           by Rev. James Galasinski

Silent Meditation

Hymn #123                   Spirit of Life (please remain seated)

Reading           “For Everything a Season”            Ecclesiastes 3

Musical Interlude             “Reverie”             Claude Debussy

Sermon    “Thinking, Being, Doing, Feeling”   Rev. James Galasinski

*Hymn #1002 Comfort Me

*Chalice Extinguishing (unison) by Elizabeth S. Jones           We extinguish this flame, but not the light of truth,                                                 the warmth of community, or the fire of commitment,                                    These we carry in our hearts until we are together again.

Benediction by Rev. James Galasinski

Postlude   “Courante from Suite in G Major HWV 450” George Frideric Handel

Sharing of Joys and Sorrows


Guest Musician: Dorothy Haverly

Worship Associate:  Hope Post

Technical Support:  Becca Boerger and Monika Fridrich

Focal Point: Jean Rose-Klein

*please stand in body or spirit

Listening devices are available from the ushers.