Weaving the Fabric of Community – April 3, 2022 – Rev. Kevin Tarsa

Weaving the Fabric of Community
Unitarian Universalist Community of the Mountains
April 3, 2022
Rev. Kevin Tarsa and UUCM’s newest members,
Cheryl Morris and Gail Johnson Vaughan, Worship Associates 

With Daylight Savings Time, morning comes earlier these days, almost to alert us to this month’s theme: Awakening. Join us this morning as we Awaken to the Fabric We Weave Together and introduce and welcome new members who have joined UUCM since the beginning of the pandemic.

Greeting Rev. Kevin Tarsa

Land Acknowledgement read by Shanti Emerson 

Song for Gathering Enter, Rejoice, and Come In by Louise Ruspini with Kathryn Young and Taylor Carey 

Welcome Cheryl Morris, Worship Associate 

Lighting of the Chalice Come We Now Out of the Darkness by Annie Foerster, read by Jim Bair    

Opening Words by Maryann Williamson, read by Jim Bair, Shanti Emerson, Catz Forsman, Lisa Haden, Laura Harter, Gracie Kendrick, Cheryl Morris, Dana Turner   

Wisdom for All Ages Ruby Finds A Worry by Tom Percival, read by Lesley Champlin 

Joys & Sorrows Rev. Kevin Tarsa 

Prayer & Meditation Sabbath Home by Rev. Kathleen McTigue, read by Rev Kevin Tarsa 

Song Don’t You Need a Welcome by Hal Walker, sung by Jordan Thomas-Rose 

Reading Awakening, written and read by Julia Park Tracy  

New Member Welcome 


Sharing by new members

Spoken Commitments


Weaving the Fabric of Community 

Offering Gail Johnson Vaughan, Worship Associate 

 25% of our offering this month will support Citizens for Choice, which provide compassionate, confidential, non-judgmental reproductive health care services for women, men and teens through The Clinic! in Grass Valley. 

Your giving is vital to our ability to sustain the work of our community. Thank you for your generosity. See UUCM’s Giving Page to make a contribution.


Dedication Gail Johnson Vaughan  

Stewardship Moment Taylor Carey 

Thank you 

Closing Words Rev. Kevin Tarsa  

Closing Song Here Together by David Glasgow  

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