Making Powerful Trouble
A sermon delivered by Rev. Leela Sinha
August 15, 2021
Chuck Champlin, Worship Associate
Rev. Leela Sinha is a lifelong Unitarian Universalist and an entrepreneurial community minister who is continually willing to speak the truth in love. Rev. Leela resides in the Bay Area and is founder of The Intensives Institute, which supports people with big personalities in embracing and using their power for good through leadership development, coaching, and consulting. The Institute and its work are an outgrowth of Rev. Leela’s book, You’re Not Too Much: Intensive Lives in an Expansive World.
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Greeting Chuck Champlin, Worship Associate
Song for Gathering Building a New Way by Martha Sandefer #1017
Welcome Chuck Champlin
Lighting of the Chalice Blessed is the Fire That Burns Deep in the Soul by Eric A Heller-Wagner, read by Susan Merrill
Land Acknowledgement Chuck Champlin
Opening Words Rev. Leela Sinha
Wisdom for All Ages The Story of Robin Hood and Allan a Dale Rev. Leela Sinha
Joys & Sorrows Beth Karow
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Prayer & Meditation Rev. Leela Sinha
Song Comfort Me #1002
Reading A Song for Many Movements by Audre Lorde Rev. Leela Sinha
Sermon Making Powerful Trouble Rev. Leela Sinha
Offering Chuck Champlin and Stephanie Fischer, Executive Director, Community Beyond Violence
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Offertory Jordan Thomas-Rose
Dedication Chuck Champlin
Thank you Chuck Champlin
Closing Song When the Spirit Says Do #1042
Closing Words/Benediction Rev. Leela Sinha
Community Benediction / Extinguishing of the Chalice
Carry the flame of peace and love until we meet again.
Music for Going Forth