Life is a Spiritual Practice: Living Our Principles – September 4, 2022 – Rev. Kevin Tarsa

Life is a Spiritual Practice: Living Our Principles
Unitarian Universalist Community of the Mountains
September 4, 2022
Rev. Kevin Tarsa
with Gail Johnson Vaughan, Worship Associate

We both conclude our summer series focused on the Unitarian Universalist (UU) Principles and look toward our September theme of Belonging by asking what our UU Principles ask of us day in and day out.

Greeting Rev. Kevin Tarsa 

Land Acknowledgement read by Scottie Hart 

Song for Gathering There is More Love Somewhere #95, an African American Hymn  

Welcome Gail Johnson Vaughan, Worship Associate 

Opening Words / Lighting of the Chalice 8 Principles in Action by Kiakiali Bordner, read by Theresa Houtman and all

Wisdom for All Ages Me & UU by Kiya Heartwood, inspired by Katie Covey’s “Kids- Principles and Sources”

Singing our Children on their Way  

Joys & Sorrows 

Prayer & Meditation  

Song Spirit of Life #123 by Carolyn McDade

Reading Our Principles as a House of Love by Karen G. Johnston (excerpt), read by Gail Johnson Vaughan 

Sermon and Sharing Life is a Spiritual Practice: Living our Principles Rev. Kevin Tarsa and all 

Offering Gail Johnson Vaughan

Offertory Toby Thomas-Rose, piano 

Dedication Gail Johnson Vaughan 

Thank you 

Closing Song Life Calls Us On, words by Kendyl Gibbons, music by Jason Shelton

Closing Words Love is our Greatest Purpose by Jay E. Abernathy, Jr. 

Community Benediction / Extinguishing of the Chalice  

                   Carry the flame of peace and love until we meet again.  

Music for Going Forth