4-14-2024 Order of Service

In Solidarity, Seeking Liberation

Sunday, April 14, 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                      Two songs from “The Mexican Fiesta Album”


Prelude                                     For the Beauty of the Earth, by John Rutter

Chalice Choir

Chalice Lighting       


Singing Together                      #123, Spirit of Life

Children’s Focus

Children’s Blessing                  We Hold You In Our Love


Message, part 1                        Raising Children in a Race-Conscious Society

Sabie Graham & Elizabeth Epperson


Message, part 2                        What We Have Learned from our Families

Kara Black, Kathryn Allen, Kristin Barber, Ann Stevenson


Sharing our Gifts                      Cyrus James, Children of the Setting Sun Productions

Offertory                                    Three Folksongs:

La Fidalita (Uruguay and Argentina)

Tachanka (Ukraine)

Arirang (Korea)

Singing Together                      #89, Come My Way, My Truth, My Life

Noah Dougen, soloist

Closing Words

Extinguishing the Chalice                   

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. 

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1207 Ellsworth Street, Bellingham 98225

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