The Story of Us

Your transition team exploring Starr King’s heritage has listened to you through your individual and collective storytelling. Rev. Sollie will share what we heard and some observations. What is the story Starr King tells about itself?


We are always delighted to welcome guests! If this is your first time visiting a Unitarian Universalist church or our congregation, here’s some idea of what to expect.

Order of Service

  • Prelude
  • Opening Hymn: STLT #1023 Building Bridges
  • Welcome
  • Ring Bell
  • Chalice Lighting: Rev. Li Kynvi
  • Wisdom Tale: The Rabbit Listened by Cori Doerrfeld, read by Tanya Webster
  • Sing the Children to their Classroom
  • Call to Worship: Rev. Katie Romano Griffin
  • Hymn: STLT #1, May Nothing Evil Cross This Door
  • Land Acknowledgment
  • Wisdom Reading: Rev. Maureen Killoran
  • Prayer, Candles of Joys, Sorrows & Gratitude
  • Sung Prayer: Rev. Rebecca Parker
  • Sermon: The Story of Us, Rev. Elizabeth Sollie
  • Choir: “Trust the Seeds” by Elizabeth Alexander
  • Offertory
  • Shared Singing: Hymn #402, From You I Receive
  • Announcements
  • Hymn: STJ #1003, Where do we Come From?
  • Benediction
  • Extinguishing the Chalice
  • Invitation and Final Wave
  • Postlude