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9/3/2017 - Rev. Lindasusan Ulrich, Rev. Cassandra Hartley, and Dr. Glen Thomas Rideout - "Meditation on Welcome"
   Part 1. Ingathering and Story for All Ages
   
   Part 2. Offertory and a Common Meditation (Sermon in 7 Parts)
   
 
8/27/2017 - Rev. Doug Wadkins and John Abraham - "Death and Sanctuary"
   Part 1. Ingathering, Meditation, Offertory, and Readings
   
   Part 2. Prayer, Sermon, and Discussion
   
 
8/20/2017 - Cristy Cardinal, Rev. Cassandra Hartley, and Dr. Glen Thomas Rideout - "There Is No Such Thing"
   Part 1. Ingathering and Story
   
   Part 2. Offertory, Prayer, and Sermon
   
 
8/13/2017 - Rev. Doug Wadkins, Rev. Cassandra Hartley, Dr. Glen Thomas Rideout, Christopher Bakriges, and Gwen Laster - "Teaching the Eye to Hear"
   Part 1. Ingathering
   
   Part 2. Sermon
   
 
8/6/2017 - Rev. Doug Wadkins and Laura Bollettino - "Sanctuary"
   Part 1. Ingathering [not recorded]
   Part 2. Offertory, Sermon, and Reflection
   
 
7/30/2017 - Rev. Doug Wadkins, Rev. Cassandra Hartley, and Dr. Glen Thomas Rideout - "Creative Love Part 2"
   Part 1. Ingathering
   
   Part 2. Film and Spirituality: The Daily Round
   
 
7/23/2017 - Dr. Glen Thomas Rideout - "Creative Love Part 1"
   Part 1. Ingathering
   
   Part 2. An Active, Collective Meditation: Minding, Writing, Sharing
   
 
7/16/2017 - theresa rohlck, Dr. Glen Thomas Rideout, and Members of the Community of Writers (Kathy Friedrichs, Pauline Loewenhardt, Bruce Lund, Anne Ramsey, and Lori Reece) - "Writing as Spiritual Practice"
   Part 1. Ingathering
   
   Part 2. Reflections, Writing/Sharing
   
 
7/9/2017 - Rev. Sean Parker Dennison, Rev. Cassandra Hartley, and Dr. Glen Thomas Rideout - "Creativity in Worship"
   Part 1. Ingathering and Meditation
   
   Part 2. Reading, Anthem, and Sermon
   
 
7/2/2017 - Debra Jean Golden, Rev. Cassandra Hartley, and Dr. Glen Thomas Rideout - "Creativity"
   Part 1. Ingathering and Meditation
   
   Part 2. Singing and Sermon: What If? Why Not? What Now?
   
 
6/25/2017 - Rev. Lindasusan Ulrich, Lazslo Slomovits, Eric Fithian, Lori Fithian, Jean Chorazcyzewski, and Leah Tame - "We Must Sing Always"
   Part 1. Ingathering and Singing
   
   Part 2. Sermon and More Singing!
   
 
6/18/2017 - Rev. Cassandra Hartley, Rev. Lindasusan Ulrich, Rev. Doug Wadkins, and Leah Tame - "Flower Communion"
   Part 1. Ingathering
   
   Part 2. Flower Communion
   
 
6/11/2017 - Rev. Doug Wadkins, Rev. Cassandra Hartley, and the SGD Ninth Graders - "Coming of Age Credo Service"
   Part 1. Ingathering and Credos: Set 1
   
   Part 2. Musical Interlude and Credos: Set 2
   
   Part 3. Offertory, Credos: Set 3, Hymnercise, and Credos: Set 4
   
 
6/4/2017 - Rev. Doug Wadkins, Rev. Cassandra Hartley, and Rev. Lindasusan Ulrich - "Crossing the Bridge"
   Part 1. Ingathering
   
   Part 2. Offertory, Homily, Bridging Ceremony, and Singing
   
 
5/28/2017 - Rev. Doug Wadkins, Rev. Cassandra Hartley, Dr. Glen Thomas Rideout, Cristy Cardinal, and theresa Rohlck - "The Spirit in the Flesh"
   Part 1. Ingathering
   
   Part 2. Reading and Sermon
   
 
5/21/2017 - Rev. Doug Wadkins, Rev. Lindasusan Ulrich, Rev. Cassandra Hartley, Dr. Glen Thomas Rideout, theresa rohlck, and the Chalice Singers and the Chalice Bells - "We Sing the Body Electric: Music and Embodiment"
   Part 1. Ingathering and Offertory (Chalice Bells)
   
   Part 2. Meditations on Paradox, Breathing, Woundedness, Belonging, and Joy; Chalice Bells and Chalice Singers
   
 
5/14/2017 - Rev. Doug Wadkins, Dr. Glen Thomas Rideout, theresa rohlck, Brianne Boyd, and the Chalice Sparks - "Embodying Caring Community"
   Part 1. Ingathering and Chalice Sparks
   
   Part 2. Hymn, Offertory, Reading, and Sermon
   
 
5/7/2017 - Rev. Doug Wadkins, Rev. Lindasusan Ulrich, Rev. Cassandra Hartley, Cristy Cardinal, theresa rohlck, Dr. Glen Thomas Rideout, and the Chalice Singers
   Part 1. Ingathering and Anthem
   
   Part 2. Sermon - Framing, Collage, and Reflection
   
 
4/30/2017 - YRUU, Dr. Glen Thomas Rideout and the Chalice Singers, and Brianne Boyd and the Chalice Sparks - "The Gender Revolution"
   Part 1. Ingathering
   
   Part 2. Readings and Personal Reflections
   
 
4/23/2017 - Rev. Cassandra Hartley, Rev. Doug Wadkins, Rev. Lindasusan Ulrich, theresa rohlck, Beverly Black, and Debra Jean Golden - "For the Children of Our Children"
   Part 1. Ingathering and Story Telling
   
   Part 2. Offertory, the Story Continues
     
 
4/16/2017 - Rev. Doug Wadkins, Rev. Cassandra Hartley, Rev. Lindasusan Ulrich, Dr. Glen Thomas Rideout, and the Chalice Singers - "Jesus the Liberator"
   Part 1. Ingathering and Anthem
   
   Part 2. Anthem and Sermon
   
 
4/9/2017 - Rev. Doug Wadkins and Rev. Lindasusan Ulrich - "Do You Hear the People Sing?"
   Part 1. Ingathering
   
   Part 2. Reading and Sermon
   
 
4/2/2017 - Rev. Doug Wadkins, Dr. Glen Thomas Rideout, and Mayor Amanda Edmonds - "Seeds of Revolution"
   Part 1. Ingathering
   
   Part 2. Hymn and Sermon/Discussion
   
 
3/26/2017 - Rev. Lindasusan Ulrich, Dr. Glen Thomas Rideout, Rev. Doug Wadkins, and the Chalice Singers - "Resilience Across the Generations"
   Part 1. Ingathering and Choir Offering
   
   Part 2. Hymn, Reading, and Sermon
   
 
3/19/2017 - Rev. Doug Wadkins, Dr. Glen Thomas Rideout, theresa rohlck, Brianne Boyd, and the Chalice Sparks - "Worship as Resilience"
   Part 1. Ingathering, Chalice Sparks, and Social Justice Connection
   
   Part 2. Offering, Anthem, Reading, and Sermon
   
 
3/12/2017 - Rev. Doug Wadkins, Rev. Lindasusan Ulrich, Rev. Cassandra Hartley, and Lazlo Slomovits - "The Resilient Spirit"
   Part 1. Music and Ingathering
   
   Part 2. Reading and Sermon
   
 
3/5/2017 - Rev. Sean Parker Dennison, Rev. Doug Wadkins, Rev. Lindasusan Ulrich, theresa rohlck and the Chalice Bells - The Art of Resilience
Part 1. Ingathering, Chalice Bells, and Anthems
Part 2. Reading, Anthems, and Sermon
 
2/26/2017 - Rev. Lindasusan Ulrich, Rev. Cassandra Hartley, Dr. Glen Thomas Rideout, Lazlo Slomovits, theresa rohlck, and the Chalice Singers - "Civil Disobedience"
Part 1. Music and Ingathering
Part 2. Choir, Anthems, Reflections on Non-Violent Resistance
  
2/19/2017 - Rev. Doug Wadkins, Dr. Glen Thomas Rideout, Rev. Cassandra Hartley, Cristy Cardinal, and theresa rohlck - "Micro-Graces"
Part 1. Ingathering
Part 2. Social Justice Connection, Anthem, and Sermon
 
2/12/2017 - Rev. Doug Wadkins, Rev. Lindasusan Ulrich, Rev. Cassandra Hartley, Dr. Glen Thomas Rideout, and the Chalice Singers
Part 1. Ingathering
Part 2. Readings, Anthem, and Sermon
 
2/5/2017 - Rev. Doug Wadkins, Rev. Cassandra Hartley, Dr. Glen Thomas Rideout, Brianne Boyd and the Chalice Sparks - "The Art of Resistance"
Part 1. Ingathering
Part 2. Anthems and Sermon
 
1/29/2017 - Rev. Lindasusan Ulrich, Rev. Doug Wadkins, Rev. Cassandra Hartley, and Dr. Glen Thomas Rideout - "Choose Something Like a Star (print version)"
Part 1. Ingathering
Part 2. Reading and Sermon
 
1/22/2017 - Rev. Doug Wadkins, Rev. Lindasusan Ulrich, Rev. Cassandra Hartley, and Dr. Glen Thomas Rideout and the Chalice Singers - "Gather in Hope, Gather in Strength"
Part 1. Ingathering and Anthem
Part 2. Singing and Reflections
 
1/15/2017 - Rev. Doug Wadkins, Rev. Lindasusan Ulrich, Rev. Cassandra Hartley, and Dr. Glen Thomas Rideout - "Dream for Freedom"
Part 1. Ingathering
Part 2. Anthems and Sermon
 
1/8/2017 - Rev. Doug Wadkins, Dr. Glen Thomas Rideout, and Jim Lee - "Seek to Remember: Service of Remembrance"
Part 1. Ingathering
Part 2. Service of Remembrance and Sermon
 
1/1/2017 - Rev. Lindasusan Ulrich, Rev. Cassandra Hartley, and theresa rohlck - "What Now? Begin with Stillness"
Part 1. Ingathering
Part 2. Clearing the Old, Setting a Course, and Sharing the Hope
 
12/24/2017 - Rev. Doug Wadkins, Rev. Lindasusan Ulrich, Rev. Cassandra Hartley, Dr. Glen Thomas Rideout and the Chalice Singers, and theresa rohlck and the Chalice Bells - "Christmas Eve Candlelight Service"
Part 1. Handbell Prelude and Ingathering
Part 2. Handbells, Birth Narratives, and Candlelighting
 
12/18/2016 - Rev. Lindasusan Ulrich, Dr. Glen Thomas Rideout, and the Chalice Sparks - "We Dream in the Dark"
Part 1. Ingathering
Part 2. Chalice Sparks, Reading, Guided Meditation, and Wishes and Intentions
 
12/11/2016 - Rev. Lindasusan Ulrich and Dr. Glen Thomas Rideout - "Choose Something Like a Star"
Part 1. Ingathering
Part 2. Reading and Sermon
 
12/4/2016 - Rev. Doug Wadkins, Rev. Lindasusan Ulrich, and Dr. Glen Thomas Rideout - " 'Tis a Gift to Be Simple"
Part 1. Ingathering
Part 2. Sermon, Anthem, and Reading
 
11/27/2016 - Dr. Glen Thomas Rideout, Rev. Lindasusan Ulrich, and Theresa Rohlck - "Search in Truth for Love"
Part 1. Ingathering
Part 2. Meditation on Thanksgiving
 
11/20/2016 - Rev. Doug Wadkins, Rev. Cassandra Hartley, Rev. Lindasusan Ulrich, and Theresa Rohlck, with Brianne Boyd and the Chalice Sparks and theresa rohlck and the Chalice Bells -
"The Simple Gifts of Holy Days"
Part 1. Ingathering
Part 2. Reflection, Reading, and Homily
 
11/13/2016 - Matt Meyer, Dr. Glen Thomas Rideout, Rev. Doug Wadkins, Rev. Lindasusan Ulrich, and Rev. Cassandra Hartley - "Our Song to Sing"
Part 1. Ingathering
Part 2. Chalice Singers and Sermon
 
11/6/2016 - Rev. Doug Wadkins, Rev. Lindasusan Ulrich, and Dr. Glen Thomas Rideout - "Money and Meaning"
Part 1. Ingathering
Part 2. Homily and Singing
 
10/30/2016 - Rev. Lindasusan Ulrich, Dr. Glen Thomas Rideout, Theresa Rohlck, and the Chalice Singers - "Spiritual Practice: Why?
Part 1. Ingathering
Part 2. Meditation (Chalice Singers) and Sermon
 
10/23/2016 - Rev. Doug Wadkins and the Chalice Sparks - "Spiritual Practice: Who?"
Part 1. Ingathering
Part 2. Spiritual Practices Continued
 
10/16/2016 - Rev. Cassandra Hartley, Rev. Doug Wadkins, and Rev. Lindasusan Ulrich - "Spiritual Practice: Who?"
Part 1. Ingathering
Part 2. Reading and Sermon
 
10/9/2016 - Rev. Doug Wadkins, Rev. Lindasusan Ulrich, and Dr. Glen Thomas Rideout - "Spiritual Practice: When?"
Part 1. Ingathering
Part 2. Reading and Homilies
 
10/2/2016 - Rev. Doug Wadkins, Dr. Glen Thomas Rideout, and the Chalice Singers - "Spiritual Practice: Where?"
Part 1. Ingathering
Part 2. Reading, Anthem, and Sermon
 
 
9/25/2016 - Dr. Glen Thomas Rideout, Rev. Doug Wadkins, and Cristy Cardinal - "Win, Lose, or Draw"
Part 1. Ingathering
Part 2. Reading and Sermon
 
9/18/2016 - Rev. Doug Wadkins, Rev. Lindasusan Ulrich, Rev. Cassandra Hartley, and Dr. Glen Thomas Rideout - "Water Communion"
Part 1. Ingathering
Part 2. Reading and Gathering the Waters
 
9/11/2016 - "Water Communion" - canceled due to power outage
 
9/4/2016 - Rev. Doug Wadkins and Dr. Glen Thomas Rideout - "Keep the Circle Whole"
Part 1. Ingathering
Part 2. Reading and Sermon