6-16-2024 Order of Service

You Come Too: A Farewell to Kevin & Genia

Sunday, June 16, 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                             SPANISH DANCES, Moritz Moskowski


Prelude                                             CHANSON, Reinhold Gliere

Chalice Lighting                              THE PASTURE, Robert Frost


Singing Together                             No Longer Forward Nor Behind, Andy Backus (inside gray hymnal cover)

Children’s Story                               OH NO! TIME TO GO!: A Book of Goodbyes

by Rebecca Doughty, adapted by Genia Allen-Schmid

Read by Jane Epperson

Singing the Children Out                We Hold You In Our Love

Farewells                                         Genia & Kevin Allen-Schmid

Offertory                                          MALAGUEÑA, by Ernesto Lecuona

Singing Together                            #163, For the Earth Forever Turning

Singing Together                            #155, Circle Round


Honorees               Kevin and Genia Allen-Schmid
Celebrants             Rev. Paul Beckel and Carrie Koehnline
Keyboard               Andrea Rackl and Kevin Allen-Schmid
Tech Crew             Jeff Copland, Walt Ellis, Quinn WIlliams


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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