Ever Willing: Becoming the people our world needs

Ever Willing: Becoming the people our world needs
Unitarian Universalist Community of the Mountains
July 16, 2023
Rev. Manish Mishra-Marzetti
UUA General Assembly 2023

The pandemic has wrought change and created uncertainty for institutions, like our Unitarian Universalist congregations, and our wider world.  Who and what are we becoming, individually and collectively?  The 2023 “GA” Sunday service explores these themes to celebrate the best of who we UUs are. 
with Gracie Kendrick and Carol Nimick, Worship Associates

Music for Gathering Joy in the Morning by Adam Podd

Gathering Us Together Rev. Manish Mishra-Marzetti, First UU Congregation of Ann Arbor, MI  

Welcome and Opening Carol Nimick, Worship Associate and René Wiley, UUCM President 

Land Acknowledgement Gracie Kendrick, Worship Associate 

Opening Song Hymn #1046 Shall We Gather at the River arr. Cliff Hardin 

Lighting of the Chalice Janice Marie Johnson, Co-Director of Ministries and Faith Development for the UUA and Tracy Pepper, Worship Associate 

Wisdom for All Ages Whatever Comes Tomorrow by Rebecca Gardyn Levington, read by Stella Anderson, First UU Congregation of Ann Arbor, MI 

Singing the Children on Their Way 

Joys & Sorrows Carol Nimick 

Pastoral Prayer  Rev. Danielle Di Bona 

Reflection Tracy Pepper, Worship Associate 

Sermon Ever Willing: Becoming the People Our World Needs  Rev. Manish Mishra-Marzetti 

Offering Gracie Kendrick and Tracy Pepper 

Offertory I Am Willing by Holly Near  

Dedication Gracie Kendrick 

Thank you & Announcements Carol Nimick 

Closing Words René Wiley 

Benediction Rev. Manish Mishra-Marzetti  

Closing Song Hymn #1064 Blue Boat Home 

Community Benediction / Extinguishing of the Chalice  
                Carry the flame of peace and love until we meet again.   

Music for Going Forth We Can Be the Light by General Assembly Choir