Order of Service for September 24, 2023
“Welding the Third Space: A Joys & Sorrows Service”

Gathering Music

Land Acknowledgement

Lighting the Candles of Fellowship and Chalice of Heritage

Opening Hymn: “Wake, Now, My Senses,” #298 
Sing all 3 verses


Call to Worship

Transition Music
Megnot Toggia, soprano
Dr. Erin Busch, piano

Story for All Ages / “Go Now in Peace”

Meditation / Homily

Reflective Music
Megnot Toggia, soprano
Dr. Erin Busch, piano

Joys and Sorrows

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

Financial Affirmation

Offertory Music: “You’ll Never Walk Alone,” from Carousel
(Rodgers & Hammerstein)
Megnot Toggia, soprano
Dr. Erin Busch, piano

Parting Words 

Closing Hymn: “Go Lifted Up,” #1057
Sing twice through

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.



With Thanks To:
Rev. Kim Wildszewski, Senior Minister
Julie Rigano, Director of Family Ministry
Dr. Erin Busch, Director of Music Ministry
Worship Associate:
Al Migdal
Special Guest Musician:
Megnot Toggia, soprano
Tech Team:
Karen Coleman, John Harvi,
Simone Niemczura, Michelle Zechner
Maria Baratta, Dan Lownie, Penny Rodgers
Roberto Santiago