Flower Ceremony: Beauty Calls Us Together

Join us for an intergenerational service, the beloved Flower Ceremony. On its 100th anniversary, learn about its WWI heritage and the power of our Unitarian history.


Order of Service

Gathering Hymn: #12, O Life that Maketh All Things New

Gathering Hymn: #66, When the Summer Sun Is Shining


Call to Worship

Opening Hymn: #38, Morning has Broken

Land Acknowledgment

Chalice Lighting

Hymn: #123, Spirit of Life

Prayer, Candles of Joys, Sorrows & Gratitude

Beauty Calls Us Together, a UU Cantata:

   Flower Prelude



Introduction to You Bring an Aster

Choir: You Bring an Aster

Introduction to Čapek’s Journey

Čapek’s Journey, solo by Linli Wang

Introduction to In the Depths of my Soul

In the Depths of My Soul, solo by Linli Wang

Introduction to Mother Spirit / Father Spirit / Beloved

Choir:  Mother Spirit / Father Spirit / Beloved

Introduction to We Are One

Choir:  We Are One

Closing to the Cantata


Extinguishing the Chalice


Closing Hymn: #21, For the Beauty of the Earth

Announcements, Invitation and Final Wave