What Child Is This? – December 18, 2022 – Lindsay Dunckel

What Child Is This?
Unitarian Universalist Community of the Mountains
December 18, 2022
Lindsay Dunckel, Worship Leader

A couple of millennia ago, as the story goes, three kings “traversed afar,” transfixed by the wonder of a grand celestial event. They took with them gifts for a baby who was houseless, born into a minority culture under a repressive regime. What gifts would you bring? What would the baby need to survive? To thrive? 

Christmas Medley UUCM String Ensemble: Claire Miller, Pete Sabey, Laurie Segal, violin; Rev. Kevin Tarsa, viola; Lindsay Dunckel, cello 

Song We Three Kings #259

Welcome/Opening Words Lindsay Dunckel  

Song We Three Kings #259

Land Acknowledgement read by Ramon and Mags Matthews

Lighting of the Chalice The Wonder All Around Us by Rev. Scott Tayler, read by Wendy Wernigg 

Song The First Nowell #237 

Reading Wonder Is Where Love Begins [The Revolutionary Love Learning Hub, valariekaur.com/learninghub. All rights reserved.] by Valerie Kaur, read by Rev. Kevin Tarsa 

Song O Little Town of Bethlehem #246 

Ritual: For the Baby Lindsay Dunckel  

Song & Narration For So the Children Come #1061 words by Sophia Lyon Fahs, music by Jason Shelton, narrated by Charlene Dugan 

Offering Lindsay Dunckel 

Offertory Toby Thomas-Rose, piano 

Dedication Lindsay Dunckel 

Thank you 


Closing Song We Three Kings #259

Closing Words Christmas Eve Night by Mary Wellemeyer, read by Lindsay Dunckel 

Community Benediction / Extinguishing of the Chalice  

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