“Love in the Center: Article II and the Future of Unitarian Universalism”

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Unitarian Universalist Church of Tucson

Love in the Center: Article II and the Future of Unitarian Universalism

Worship Lead: Rev. Bethany Russell-Lowe

Worship Associate:  Watercolor Golightly

Worship Leaders: Jamili Omar, Brian Moon, and Hangyu Bai 

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If you have a joy, sorrow, etc. that you would like to share this morning, you can submit that here before or during worship:  https://www.menti.com/alde5jwbpacm. Or go to menti.com and put in the code 4456 0103.

Our Order of Service:

Element Worship Leader

Welcome Rev. Bethany Russell-Lowe

Prelude Hangyu Bai

Call to Worship Rev. Bethany Russell-Lowe

Chalice Lighting Watercolor Golightly

Hymn #299 Brian Moon and Hangyu Bai

Story Jamili Omar

Joys and Sorrows Watercolor Golightly

Hymn #18 (verse 2) Brian Moon and Hangyu Bai

Reading: Video 

Sermon Part #1 Rev. Bethany Russell-Lowe

Hymn #145 Brian Moon

Offering Watercolor Golightly

Offertory Hangyu Bai

Sermon Part #2 Rev. Bethany Russell-Lowe

Hymn #1017 Brian Moon

Chalice Extinguishing Watercolor Golightly

Postlude Hangyu Bai


Prelude Nocturne by Martha Mier

Call to Worship inspired by excerpt from Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler

Chalice Lighting Why We’re Here” by Rev. Erik Walker Wikstrom

Hymn #299 “Make Channels for the Streams of Love” words by Richard Trench; music arr by Annabel Buchanan, #299 in Singing the Living Tradition

Story: retelling of the Book of Jonah inspired by by Joanne Giannino’s story Boundless Love and Forgiveness

Hymn #145 “As Tranquil Stream” words by Marion Ham; music from Musicalisches Handbuch, #145 in Singing the Living Tradition

Offertory Moonlight Nocturne by Catherine Rollin

Readings: excerpt from Rev. Susan Frederick Gray’s 2022 President’s Report to the Unitarian Universalist Association General Assembly

The Parable of the Trapeze” in Warriors of the Heart by Danaan Parry 

Hymn #1017 “Building a New Way” by Martha Sandefer, arr. by Jim Scott #1017 in Singing the Journey

Chalice Extinguishing Carry the Flame” by Brian Kiely

Postlude Dancing in a Dream by William Gillock

How to Give to the Church

You are asked to use our credit card service (which can be reached by the link or the On-line Giving button on our website), the very easy to use Text-to-Give (1-833-361-5796), or checks sent to the office. The on-line giving gives you the option to identify the contribution and use the memo line for checks. A tutorial video on Text-to-Give is here. After setting up an initial “profile” these options are easy to use for subsequent donations.

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All U Can Eat Pancake Breakfast/ Brunch will be today Sunday, Jan 8!

 Please bring your friends and watch your board serve breakfast! Sam Meyer will be preparing Gourmet Pancakes with fresh toppings like Caramelized Bananas, Blueberries, or Cinnamon Fried Apples. There will be kids’s pancakes, too, and lots of side dishes.