Complex Subjectivity

sonder n. the realization that each random passerby is living a life as vivid and complex as your own

Order of Service

  • Prelude: J.S. Bach — Partita No.4, BWV 828: II. Allemande, Linli Wang, Piano
  • Opening Hymn: #1023, Building Bridges
  • Welcome
  • Greet Your Neighbor
  • Chalice Lighting
  • Wisdom Tale: I Am Every Good Thing by Derrick Barnes (Author), Gordon C. James (Illustrator), Nancy Paulsen Books (publisher), read by Tanya Webster
  • Sing the Children to their Classroom
  • Call to Worship: The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows, John Koenig
  • Hymn: #73,Chant for the Season, Autumn
  • Land Acknowledgment
  • Wisdom Reading: “Dinosaurs in the Hood”, Danez Smith
  • Prayer, Candles of Joys, Sorrows & Gratitude
  • Sung Prayer: Rev. Rebecca Parker
  • Sermon: Complex Subjectivity, Rev. Elizabeth Sollie
  • Hymn: #407 We’re Gonna Sit at the Welcome Table
  • Offertory
  • Shared Singing: Hymn #402, From You I Receive
  • Announcements
  • Hymn: #1008, When Our Heart is in a Holy Place
  • Benediction
  • Extinguishing the Chalice
  • Invitation and Final Wave