Worship Ministry

But Wait… There’s More!

Northwest Unitarian Universalist Congregation is currently practicing social distancing during the COVID-19 crisis. Please join us for online worship Sundays at 10am. Chiming of the Singing Bowl Words of Welcome and Announcements  Lynne Dale Call to Worship  Our call to worship is by my friend and colleague, Rev. Elizabeth Mount: In ancient times, they saidDayenuIt would …

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Hope and Change

Northwest Unitarian Universalist Congregation is currently practicing social distancing during the COVID-19 crisis. Please join us for online worship Sundays at 10am. Chiming of the Singing Bowl  Words of Welcome and Announcements   John Maynard Call to Worship Our call to worship today is a poem by Denise Levertov.  It is also reading number 648 in your gray …

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Open and Willing

Red buds budding against a fuschia background

Northwest Unitarian Universalist Congregation is currently practicing social distancing during the COVID-19 crisis. Please join us for online worship Sundays at 10am. Chiming of the Singing Bowl Words of Welcome and Announcements David Morgen Call to Worship Good Morning. This Call to Worship is by my brilliant colleague, Rev. Gretchen Haley:  There is nothing you need …

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How the Light Gets In

Ring the bells that still can ringForget your perfect offeringThere is a crack in everything That’s how the light gets in. Leonard Anthem, Anthem If I knew how to give a perfect offering it would be a sermon in which I knew exactly the right way to share tragic news, hard truths, and soul-deep questions, but …

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The $ermon on the Amount

For years, as a lay person in my Unitarian Universalist church in Illinois, I had strong opinions about Stewardship Sunday. Some years, I would forget to look at the newsletter the week of Stewardship, and I would accidentally forget to skip church that week, and on those weeks, I would literally tell visitors apologetically, “It’s …

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