With Whom You Belong – September 18, 2022 – Lindsay Dunckel

With Whom You Belong
Unitarian Universalist Community of the Mountains
September 18, 2022
Lindsay Dunckel
with Randy McKean, Worship Associate

How does it feel when you hold tight to belonging? When you give it room to breathe? Come explore what a sense of abundance can do for our sense of belonging.

Song for Gathering Welcome Here

Opening Words A Blessing Called Sanctuary (excerpt) by Jan Richardson (janrichardson.com) from Circle of Grace, read by Laura Harter 

Song for Gathering Come, Come, Whoever You Are #188, inspired by the words of 13th Century Islamic Sufi scholar and teacher, Jalal al-Din Rumi, set to music by Lynn Ungar 

Land Acknowledgement read by Carmen Riley 

Welcome Randy McKean  

Lighting of the Chalice We Are Not Alone by Michael DeVernon Boblett, read by Reine Thibeault 

Wisdom for All Ages On Mother’s Lap by Ann Herbert Scott, Illustrated by Glo Coalson, read by Lindsay Dunckel 

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

Joys & Sorrows 

Music Toby Thomas-Rose, piano 

Prayer & Meditation Even This Is Enough by Vanessa Southern, read by Elizabeth Rose 

Song Amen, Ashe, Amein, Amin  

Reading The Grout by Marcus Hartlief, read by Lindsay Dunckel 

Ritual – Making a Mosaic 

Offering Randy McKean 

Offertory Sicilienne by Gabriel Fauré, Toby Thomas-Rose and Rev. Kevin, piano  

Dedication Randy McKean 

Thank you 

Closing Song Shalom Havayreem #400 

Closing Words A Place of Belonging and Caring by Kimberlee Anne Tomczak Carlson, read by Lindsay Dunckel 

Community Benediction / Extinguishing of the Chalice   

Music for Going Forth