Order of Service for June 4, 2023
“Circle of Life”

Gathering Music

Land Acknowledgement

Candles of Fellowship

Lighting the Chalice of Heritage

Let us open our eyes to see what is beautiful.
Let us open our minds to learn what is true.
Let us open our hearts to love one another.

Opening Hymn: “Gather the Spirit,” #347
Sing all 3 verses


Call to Worship

Transition Music

Child Dedication
Georgia, Gillian, and Jackson Tavlaris
Audrey and Nora Trimble

Transition Music: “The Rainbow Connection” (Williams/Ascher)

Chelsea Kent

“Go Now in Peace”

Centering Prayer & Meditation

Hymn of Affirmation: “Spirit of Life,” #123

In memory of Darleen Wheeler, David Hughes, Howard Bennett, and Barbara Farwell

Hymn: “Meditation on Breathing,” #1009
Sing twice, then hum twice


Financial Affirmation

Offertory Music

Closing Hymn: “There’s a River Flowin’ in My Soul,” #1007
Sing all 3 verses

Extinguishing the Chalice

We extinguish this chalice, but not the light of truth,
The warmth of community, or the fire of commitment.
These remain kindled until we meet again.

Close of Service



With Thanks To:
Rev. Kim Wildszewski, Senior Minister
Robin Pugh, Director of Congregational Life
Julie Rigano, Director of Family Ministry
Dr. Erin Busch, Director of Music Ministry
Chalice Lighting:
Keelan Evanini & Andrea Kalb, OWL Teachers for Grades 7-8
The Tavlaris Family:
Jessica, John, Georgia, Gillian, and Jackson
The Sullivan/Trimble Family:
Lindsay Sullivan, Steve Trimble, Audrey Trimble,
and Nora Trimble
The Kent Family:
Karen, Robert, and Chelsea
In Memoriam:
Darleen Wheeler, David Hughes, Howard Bennett,
and Barbara Farwell
Tech Team:
Ariel Schwartz, Karen Coleman, MJ Hansen,
John Harvi, Simone Niemczura
Judith MacLaury, Regina Zilinski
Roberto Santiago