The Transformative Power of Love


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There are so many stories of the transformative power of love to heal, to illuminate, to offer courage in challenging times. Love of self, love of another, love for the earth, clear and inspiring examples of love overcoming fear and inspiring our best selves. We will celebrate love in all its forms!


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Order of Service
Sunday, February 14, 2021

Welcome & Announcements                          Leslie Kinney

Prelude      Make Someone Happy
               Music by Jule Styne; lyrics by Adolph Green & Betty Comden
              Bob Wyckoff, cornet; Eva Greene, piano;  Dan Kasnitz, production

Chalice  Lighting     words of David Viscott                          Elizabeth Lewis
As we kindle our flame
let us know that to love
and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.

Call to Worship                                                             Rev. Telos Whitfield

Opening Hymn      Woke Up This Mornin’    trad. African-American hymn
Steve Squires, Eva Greene; Dan Kasnitz, production
Story For All of Us    “The Paper Dragon” by Marguerite Davol
Read by Ellie Weiss

Sharing My Path to All Souls Church – Ede Thomas         

Anthem.   “The Rose and the Bee” poem by Sara Teasdale
music by Tom Baehr, sung by All Souls Choir,
produced by Tom Baehr and Daniel Kasnitz

Sharing Readings                                                  Rev. Telos Whitfield

Sermon: “The Transformative Power of Love”   Rev. Telos Whitfield 

Hymn    There is More Love Somewhere   trad. African-American hymn
Bob Wyckoff, Eva Greene; Dan Kasnitz, production

Offering  shared with Turning Point Recovery Center

Offertory    Bethena      Scott Joplin: written in memory of his late wife (1905)
Eva Greene, piano; Dan Kasnitz, producton

Blessing of our Candles of Joy and Concern

Closing Hymn   How Could Anyone Ever Tell You   Libby Roderick
Steve Squires, voice, guitar & production

Extinguishing Our Chalice                           Elizabeth Lewis
As we extinguish our flame, may love in all its many forms find and nourish us.


Closing Circle and song
“Carry the flame of peace and love until we meet again” (sung 2 times)

Conversation and Coffee Hour