Words Matter

Unitarian Universalists have an unspoken belief that their words can save the world. So let’s talk about our words.


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: Our Same Word by Yiruma
  • Ring Tibetan Bowl
  • Opening Hymn: #131, Love will Guide Us
  • Welcome
  • Chalice Lighting
  • Call to Worship: Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • Hymn: #1023, Building Bridges
  • Land Acknowledgment
  • Wisdom Reading: Audre Lorde
  • Prayer, Candles of Joys, Sorrows & Gratitude
  • Sung Prayer: Rev. Rebecca Parker
  • Sermon: “Words Matter, Rev. Elizabeth Sollie
  • Hymn: #1008, When Our Heart is in a Holy Place
  • Offertory
  • Shared Singing: Hymn #402, From You I Receive
  • Announcements
  • Hymn: #170, We are a Gentle, Angry People
  • Benediction
  • Extinguishing the Chalice
  • Invitation and Final Wave
  • Postlude: Words Win Wars by Murray Gold