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January 17, 2021 – (Dis)Agreeable

Preaching:
Rev. Luke Stevens-Royer

Musicians:
Walden Hill Vocal Ensemble
Austin Ferguson, keyboards
Joe Mish, strings

Order of Service

January 10, 2021 – Imagine That

Preaching:
Rev. Ruth MacKenzie

Musicians:
Austin Ferguson, keyboards
Joe Mish, strings

Order of Service

January 3, 2021 – So Here’s What I Want You to Do

Preaching:
Rev. Ruth MacKenzie

Guest Musician:
Rose Mish

Musicians:
Austin Ferguson, keyboards
Joe Mish, strings

Order of Service

December 27, 2020 – Ritual of Change and Growth

An annual ritual of celebrating the threshold of the new year with gratitude, openness, and possibility.

Preaching:
Rev. Luke Stevens-Royer

Reflections:
Austin Ferguson
Linda Ortiz

Readers:
Trish Braga
Ann Hutton
Gus Braga

Musicians:
Austin Ferguson, keyboards
Joe Mish, strings

Order of Service

December 24, 2020 – Christmas Eve Service – Distant Light

Preaching:
Rev. Luke Stevens-Royer

Musicians:
Walden Hill Vocal Ensemble
Austin Ferguson, keyboards
Joe Mish, strings

Order of Service

December 21, 2020 – Winter Solstice Service 2020

Preaching:
Rev. Luke Stevens-Royer

Guests:
Angela Davey
Anne Black-Sinak
Kate Thompson Jewell
Amy Nelson
Ramona Barr
Autumn Harff
Kim Edson

Musicians:
Austin Ferguson, keyboards
Joe Mish, strings

Order of Service

December 20, 2020 – Still, in Winter, There is Green

Preaching:
Rev. Luke Stevens-Royer

Worship Associate:
Trish Braga

Guest Musicians: WyBlue
Andrew Hanson – vocals & guitar
Rose Mish – vocals & violin
Lekenneth Miller – drum set & cello
Will Deblaey- bass guitar

Musicians:
Austin Ferguson, keyboards
Joe Mish, strings

Order of Service

December 13, 2020 – Don’t Let the Light Go Out

Preaching:
Rev. Luke Stevens-Royer

Reflections:
Jodi Edmonson
Paula Horner
Jerry Katzmann
Joe Lobl

Guest Musician:
Emilie Mish

Musicians:
Austin Ferguson, keyboards
Joe Mish, strings

Order of Service

December 6, 2020 – Blizzard Mind

Preaching:
Rev. Luke Stevens-Royer

Worship Associate:
Paul Trewartha-Weiner

Musicians:
Connie Schuelka, keyboards
Joe Mish, strings

Order of Service

November 29, 2020 – This I Believe

A regular tradition of spiritual reflections from members of our church.

Rev. Luke Stevens-Royer
Reflections from:
Aaron McGrath
Patty Trnka

Musicians:
Austin Ferguson, keyboards
Joe Mish, strings

Order of Service

 

November 22, 2020 – Pull Up Another Chair

Preaching: Rev. Luke Stevens-Royer
Worship Associate: Greg Wimmer
Additional Reader: Jessica Hoffman

Musicians:
Walden Hill Vocal Ensemble
Austin Ferguson, keyboards
Joe Mish, strings

Order of Service

November 15, 2020 -Speak. Hum. Hurt. Love.

Preaching:
Rev. Luke Stevens-Royer

Worship Associate:
Mark Brutinel

Musicians:
Austin Ferguson, piano
Joe Mish, cello

Service information: Click HERE

Reading:
My President by Danez Smith

November 1, 2020 -May Their Dreams Be Ours To Do

All Souls Sunday
A service that focused on ancestors – both their lasting presence in our lives and in the world, but also that we are the continuation of their hopes, dreams, and work – that we are the living embodiment of them, and that we honor their legacy with our living, our voting, and our action.

Preaching:
Rev. Luke Stevens-Royer

Guest Musician:
Morgan Robertson

Worship Associate:
Ann Hutton

Musicians:
Austin Ferguson, piano
Joe Mish, cello

Service information: Click HERE

Readings:
Visitations by Deborah Gordon Cooper
And Do I Die by Kathleen Horb

October 25, 2020 -Universal(ism) Sin

 

Preaching:
Rev. Luke Stevens-Royer

Worship Associates:
Stephanie Evans Hanson
Alex Higano

Guest Musician:
Vona Murrell
Vona Murrell is a Minnesota native and long-time Rochester resident with a love of all things music since her early childhood. She has been playing the piano, singing, and teaching in the area for more than 25 years and is grateful for the incredible privilege to help students develop on their musical journey.

Musicians:
Austin Ferguson, piano
Joe Mish, cello

Service information: Click HERE

Readings:
Why There Will Always Be Thistle by Maxine Kumin
A New World by Arundhati Roy