“Coffee House Worship” — UUS:E Virtual Worship, August 28, 2022

Gathering Music

“Islay Waltz” by Nancy Tunnicliffe
Benjamin Elzerman, Babpipes

Welcome, Announcements and Centering (Rev. Josh Pawelek)


“He’s Fine”
by Secret Sisters
performed by The Tens

Chalice Lighting and Opening Words:  “Shout for Joy” (an adaptation of Psalm 65)

Opening Song

“Give Yourself to Love”
by Kate Wolf
performed by Joe and Nancy Madar


“Spoken Word Artist”
by Cory Clark


Minister’s Choice
to be decided on as the spirit moves….

Joys and Concerns

Musical Response

“I Reach Out”
Composed and performed by Dan Thompson and Sandy Johnson


Continuing our practice of sharing our gifts with the community beyond our walls, fifty percent of our Sunday plate collections for the month of August will be split among MACC Food Pantry, Hockanum Valley Food Pantry, and CT Mutual Aid East of the River Food Pantry.

Offering Music

“Somebody to Love”
by Jefferson Airplane
performed by Kate Howard-Bender


by Bill Lautenbach


“A Free Faith Needs a Community”
Rev. Josh Pawelek

Closing Song

“I Am Willing”
by Holly Near
Performance by Jenn Richard

Extinguishing the Chalice

Closing Circle
May faith in the spirit of life
And hope for the community of earth
And love of the light in each other
Be ours now, and in all the days to come.


“Jenny Nettles”
Traditional, arranged by Iain Mac Harg
Benjamin Elzerman, Bagpipes