2-11-2024 Order of Service

Sacred Places

Sunday, February 11, 2024, 10:25 am

Online on Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/738363620
Passcode: BUF

Zoom by phone, for audio only: (346) 248-7799
Meeting ID: 738 363 620
Passcode: 306220

Gathering Music        Jazz piano hymn arrangements by Jim Scott, ending with

Let This Be a House of Peace

Welcome                     Rev Paul Beckel

Prelude                        Gabriel’s Oboe (from “The Mission”), Ennio Morricone

Chalice Lighting         Pam Graham


Singing Together        #23, Bring Many Names

Children’s Focus         Harold and the Purple Crayon, by Crockett Johnson

Children’s Blessing    We hold you in our love…

Anthem                        Soon I will be Done – Spiritual arranged by William Dawson

BUF Chalice Choir directed by Kevin-Allen Schmid

Anniversary Celebration for Marriage Equality – Sky Hedman


Singing Together        #86, Blessed Spirit of My Life

Testimonial                  Jeff Copeland

Sharing our Gifts         Let Us Break Bread Together, arr Raluca Bojor


Blessing of the Canvassers – Rick Steele

Singing Together         #368, Now Let Us Sing

Benediction                  #600, “The Space Within” from Tao Te Ching

Singing Together         #155, Circle ‘Round



If you’re with us on Zoom today, please stay after the service for our online coffee hour. If you’re here in person, please join us downstairs for coffee and conversation. Visitors: you may wish to use a red cup — then we’ll know you’re open to a bit of orientation.

If you’re new, we’d be grateful to have you provide us with contact information so we can let you know what’s happening here. There are buff-colored visitor contact cards in the pew racks, and in the entryway, that you can drop in the collection basket. Or provide your contact information HERE. 

Contributions payable to “BUF” may be sent to:
1207 Ellsworth Street, Bellingham 98225

For info about donating online (credit card or PayPal), by automatic bank transfer, or via phone apps, see the “give” button in the upper right-hand corner at buf.org or contact the office: (360) 733-3837 / admin@buf.org