Farming for Our Future: Order of Service

Wed., Sept. 27, 2023 • 7:00 p.m. EDT

All Souls Church, Unitarian

Lead with Love: Fall Conference Worship Service Wed., Sept. 27, 7 p.m. All Souls Church, Unitarian 1500 Harvard St. N.W. (@16th) Washington, D.C. 20009

Gathering Music – Keith Arnold and All Souls, Unitarian Choir
The Tide is Rising – Rabbi Shoshana Meira Friedman and Yotam Schachter

Call to Worship – Rev. Rob Keithan, Minister of Social Justice, All Souls Church, Unitarian D.C. and Rev. Kelly Dignan, Co-Director, UU Ministry for Earth

Land Acknowledgement – Rev. Eleanor Piez, Community Minister, Mount Vernon Unitarian Church

Opening SongLead with Love, Melanie DeMore

Chalice Lighting – Joshua Long, UU Musician, Interfaith Power and Light of D.C., Md., No.Va.

Spiritual Practice for Advocacy – Rev. Karen Lee Scrivo, Community Minister, Paint Branch UU Church
Meditation on Breathing, #1009 

Reading – Rev. Carol Thomas Cissel, Minister of Social Justice and Community Development at UU Church of Arlington 

Musical Reflection – Keith Arnold
Come and Find the Quiet Center, Shirley Erena Murray

Ritual – Rev. Carol Thomas Cissel

Musical Performance All Souls Choir
United in Purpose, Rollo Dilworth / Maya Angelou

Reflection – Rev. Kelly Dignan

SongWhen the Spirit Says Do, #1024

Bless the Advocacy and Extinguish the Chalice – Rev. Karyn Bergmann Marsh, Community Minister, Towson Unitarian Universalist Church

Closing Song Where You Go, Shoshana Jedwab