Iowa Sisterhood

It is likely every UU minister has an Iowa Sisterhood sermon or two, this week we will hear Rev. Sollie’s!

Order of Service

  • Prelude:  La Cathédrale Engloutie by Claude Debussy, Linli Wang, Pianist
  • Opening Hymn: STJ #1051, We Are…
  • Welcome
  • Ring Bowl
  • Chalice Lighting: Rev. Florence Caplow
  • Wisdom Tale: The Paper Bag Princess, Robert Munsch (author), Michael Martchenko (Illustrator), Annick Press (publisher)
  • Call to Worship: Rev. Olympia Brown
  • Hymn: STLT #24, Though I May Speak with Bravest Fire
  • Land Acknowledgment
  • Wisdom Reading: Rev. Mary Safford
  • Prayer, Candles of Joys, Sorrows & Gratitude
  • Sung Prayer: Rev. Rebecca Parker
  • Sermon: The Iowa Sisterhood, Rev. Elizabeth Sollie
  • Choir:  “Trust the Seeds” Elizabeth Alexander
  • Offertory
  • Shared Singing: Hymn #402, From You I Receive
  • Announcements
  • Hymn: STLT #212, We are Dancing Sarah’s Circle
  • Benediction: Mary Oliver
  • Extinguishing the Chalice
  • Invitation and Final Wave
  • Postlude: Tomorrow Land by H. J. Tandler, Linli Wang, Pianist