June 16, 2019 ~ Les Chansons des Roses (The Songs of the Roses)

Rev. Luke Stevens-Royer, Worship Leader

Ann Hutton, Worship Associate
Walden Hill Vocal Ensemble, Directed by Joe Mish
Carol Engel, Piano

Order of Service

Readings:

When the Roses Speak, I Pay Attention, by Mary Oliver
Fragile and Rooted, by Carolyn Owen-Towle

June 9, 2019 ~ Yes, and…: A Theology of Improv

Guest Rev. Ashley Horan, Worship Leader

Greg Wimmer, Worship Associate
Laurie Helmers, Keyboards
Brooke Weber, Piano

Order of Service

Readings:

Life While You Wait, by Wislawa Szymborska

June 2, 2019 ~ Heaven in Our Midst

Rev. Luke Stevens-Royer, Worship Leader

Ann Hutton, Worship Associate
Connie Schuelka, Keyboards

Order of Service

Readings:

Flowers, by Cynthia Zarin
The Smell of Sunshine, by Tamara Madison

May 26, 2019 ~ What’s Wrong with Maybe?

Rev. Luke Stevens-Royer, Worship Leader

Beth Atkinson, Worship Associate
Connie Schuelka, Keyboards

Order of Service

Readings:

Making Peace, by Denise Levertov
The World I Live In, by Mary Oliver

 

May 19, 2019 ~ Coming of Age Service

Rev. Luke Stevens-Royer, Worship Leader

Morgan Robertson, Vocals
Ariana Vermilyea, Vocals
Joe Mish, Bass
Connie Schuelka, Keyboards
Luke Stevens-Royer, Guitar

 

 

May 12th, 2019 ~ “Moving to Music Not Yet Written”

Linda Ortiz, Worship Associate
Mark Brutinel, Worship Associate
Rev. Luke Stevens-Royer, Worship Leader

Walden Hill Vocal Ensemble, Joe Mish, Director
Connie Schuelka, Keyboards
Joe Mish, Bass Cello
Rose Mish, Violin

 

Readings:

Excerpts from “In Search of Our Mothers Gardens” by Alice Walker
The Gartan Mother’s Lullaby” by Neil Ginsburg

 


May 5th, 2019 ~ “Somewhere Between Jollity & Gloom”

George Thompson, Worship Associate
Rev. Luke Stevens-Royer, Worship Leader

Guest Musicians: Root River Jam

Charlotte Matis, Violin/Vocals
Miles Johnston, Drums/Vocals
Blake Bonde, Upright Bass
Dave Wilson, Guitar/Vocals

Connie Schuelka, Keyboards

 

Readings:

from “Maypole of Merry Mount” by Nathaniel Hawthorne
Weaving Our We” by Carol Bebelle

 


April 28th, 2019 ~ “Saving The Day”

Beth Atkinson, Worship Associate
Rev. Luke Stevens-Royer, Worship Leader

Musicians:
Joe Mish and the Childrens Choir
Connie Schuelka, Keyboards

 

Readings:

Superpowers” by Evan Underbrink
“Sheroes and Heroes” by unknown

 


April 21st, 2019 ~ “Roll Up Your Sleeves: A Celebration of Easter and Earth Day”

Ann Hutton, Worship Associate
Rev. Luke Stevens-Royer, Worship Leader

Musicians:
Walden Hill Vocal Ensemble, Joe Mish Directing
Connie Schuelka, Keyboards
Prairie Revival Band

 

Readings:

Gospel of Mark (ch. 16, v. 1-8)
Being the Resurrection“, by Victoria Weinstein

 


April 14th, 2019 ~ “The State of Intellectual Disabilities – Where Are We Now?”

Paula Horner, Worship Associate
Anne Black-Sinak, Worship Leader
Laurie Helmers, Piano

Guest Speaker: Buff Hennessey
Executive Director of The Arc, SE Minnesota

 

Reading:

A Credo For Support”  by Norman Kunc and Emma Van der Klift
(In Memory of Tracy Latimer)


April 7th, 2019 ~ “Wholly Broken”

Mark Brutinel, Worship Associate
Rev. Luke Stevens-Royer, Worship Leader
Walden Hill Vocal Ensemble, Joe Mish Directing
Connie Schuelka, Keyboards

 

Readings:

To Build A Swing” by Hafiz
I Will Keep Broken Things” by Alice Walker


March 31st, 2019 ~ “Between the No Longer and the Not Yet.”

Anne Black-Sinak, Worship Associate
Rev. Karen Hering, Worship Leader
Connie Schuelka, Keyboards

Special Musical Guests, “Maritza

 

Readings:

Yes, Of Course It Hurts”  By Karin Boye Sallskapet
Mind”  By Hope Wabuke

 


March 24th, 2019 ~ “Beginning. Middle. End.”

Beth Atkinson, Worship Associate
Rev. Luke Stevens-Royer, Worship Leader
Laurie Helmers, Piano
Connie Schuelka, Organ

 

Readings:

Aristotle”  by Billy Collins
Detour”  by Ruth Feldman

 


March 17th, 2019 ~ “A Mighty Long Way”

Ann Hutton, Worship Associate
Rev. Luke Stevens-Royer, Worship Leader
Connie Schuelka, Keyboards

Walden Hill Vocal Ensemble
Walden Hill Childrens Choir
Joe Mish, Directing
Readings:

Blackbirds”  by Julie Cadwallader-Staub
If You Get There Before I Do”  by Dick Allen

 


March 10th, 2019 ~ “This I Believe”

Randy McKeeman, “This I Believe”
Kim Edson, “This I Believe”
Rev. Luke Stevens-Royer, Worship Leader

Ethan Eggler, Trumpet
Aidan Eggler, Saxophone
Connie Schuelka, Keyboards

 

Jan 6th, 2019 ~ “Into the Sky”

Mark Brutinel, Worship Associate
Rev. Luke Stevens-Royer, Worship Leader
Connie Schuelka, Keyboards

Special Music by Wyblue:
Rose Mish and Andy Hanson

 

Readings:

“Into The Sky” by David Breedan
“Space For New Possibility” by Gretchen Haley