We have been trying to make the invisible, visible, the implicit, explicit as we explore what shapes our realities. This Sunday we will explore how epigenetics shape us. Is there such a thing as free will?

Order of Service

  • Prelude: Improvisation by Linli Wang
  • Ringing of the Bowl
  • Opening Hymn: STJ #1053, How Could Anyone
  • Welcome
  • Ringing of the Bowl
  • Chalice Lighting: Rev. Alice Anacheka-Nasemann
  • Advent Candle
  • Wisdom Tale: I am Brave, by Pat Zietlow Miller
  • Sing the Children to their Classroom
  • Call to Worship: Rev. Chip Roush
  • Hymn: #391 Voice Still and Small
  • Land Acknowledgment
  • Wisdom Reading: “The Beautiful Animal” by Geoffrey Brock
  • Prayer, Candles of Joys, Sorrows & Gratitude
  • Sung Prayer: Rev. Rebecca Parker
  • Sermon: “Epigenetics” Rev. Elizabeth Sollie
  • Hymn: #401 Kum ba Yah
  • Offertory
  • Shared Singing: Hymn #402, From You I Receive
  • Announcements
  • Hymn: #118 This Little LIght of Mine
  • Benediction: Eleanor Lerman
  • Extinguishing the Chalice
  • Invitation and Final Wave