Tunnel? We’re in a Tunnel? — Unitarian Society of Hartford, August 23, 2020

Prelude Sam Moffett (musician)

Gathering Hymn  “Spirit Says Do”

You got to do when the spirit says do!
You got to do when the spirit says do!
When the spirit says do, you got to do, oh Lord!
You got to do when the spirit says do!
Spirit says do (6x)

Other verses may include sing, dance, laugh, shout, etc.

Opening Words Rev. Jan Carlsson-Bull, guest minister

Chalice Lighting Carol Simpson, worship associate

We light this chalice
For the warmth of love
For the light of truth
For the energy of action
And for the harmony of peace.
Peace in our hearts
Peace in our community
And peace in our world.

Welcome and Recognition of Visitors, Carol Simpson

Great Covenant Carol Simpson

Love is the spirit of this church
And service is its law.
This is our great covenant:
To dwell together in peace
To seek the truth in love
And to help one another.

Hymn  “I Know I Can”

Though days be dark with storms
And burdens weigh my heart;
Though troubles wait att ev’ry turn,

I know I can go on.

My sister in my heart,
My brother in my song,
Though troubles wait at every turn,
I know I can go on.

And though the journey is long,
The destination is near,
Though troubles wait at every turn,
I know I can go on.

So brothers take my hand,
And sisters sing my song,
When hope awaits at every turn,

I know we will go on. ev’ry turn,
I know I can go on.

When sorrow heals my soul
And burdens make me strong,
Though troubles wait a

Time for All Ages Rev. Jan Carlsson-Bull

Offering “Georgia” (Vance Joy Julian Spector)

Turning Inward Rev. Jan Carlsson-Bull

Candles of Memory and Hope

Reflection “Tunnel? We’re in a Tunnel?” Rev. Jan Carlsson-Bull

Musical Interlude, Sam Moffett

Extinguishing the Chalice, Carol Simpson

Closing Hymn Sam Moffett

Benediction Rev. Jan Carlsson-Bull