On Courage: A Tapestry Service – October 16, 2022

On Courage: A Tapestry Service
Unitarian Universalist Community of the Mountains
October 16, 2022

“If I knew then what I know now….” Come and hear what three of our UUCM elders have to say they have learned about courage in the course of their long and well-lived lives. What might we learn right now?

Greeting Beth Karow, Worship Associate 

Land Acknowledgement read by Ruth Ghio  

Song for Gathering My Life Flows On In Endless Song #108 traditional words, verse 3 by Doris Plenn, music by Robert Lowry 

Opening Words The Bright Thread of Hope by Gretchen Haley, read by Beth Karow 

Lighting of the Chalice To Face the World’s Shadows, a Chalice of Light by Lindsay Bates, read by Anita Wald-Tuttle 

Welcome Cheryl Morris, Worship Associate 

Wisdom for All Ages A Conversation About Courage 

Singing the Children on Their Way 

Joys & Sorrows Beth Karow, Worship Associate 

Music Toby Thomas-Rose, piano 

Prayer & Meditation  

Song The Star of Truth #297 by John Andrew Storey and Dede Duson  

Reading A Recipe for Resilience by Margaret Weis, read by Kate Canan  

On Courage: A Tapestry of Reflections

  • Introduction: Cheryl Morris 
  • Readers; Ralph Hitchcock, Ruth Ghio, Anita Wald-Tuttle  
  • Music: Don’t Do It by Kate Canan  
  • Closing: Cheryl Morris 

Offering Cheryl Morris   

Offertory Toby Thomas-Rose, piano 

Dedication Cheryl Morris 

Thank you Beth Karow 

Closing Song I Know I Can #1015 words by Dennis Hamilton, music by Jeannie Gagné  

Closing Words Take Courage Friends by Wayne B Arnason, read by Cheryl Morris 

Community Benediction / Extinguishing of the Chalice