Called to Act with Justice (Micah 6:8)

Dr. Mary LeMaître
Dr. Mary LeMaître
Photo credit: Meg Crane

Dr. Mary LeMaître, a University of Winnipeg professor who specializes in the analysis of colonial discourse (stereotypes about Indigenous people), will reflect on our collective and individual roles in bringing about Reconciliation in Canada. Why is this important? How do we go about it? What are we called to contribute or help change?

Service coordinators: Marian Siemens, Norm Cobb

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Called to Act with Justice (Micah 6:8)
June 19, 2022

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Centering Thought

God, teach us to see others as you see them.

Centering Music

Walk in the Reign Choir

Welcome

Marian Siemens

Gathering Hymn

134 Our World is One World

Chalice Lighting

Blessed is the Fire That Burns Deep in the Soul, by Dr. Eric A. Heller Wagner  read by Marian Siemens

Opening Words

Dr. Mary LeMaitre, Psalm 139:13-17a

Affirmation

Love Is the Spirit

Sharing and Caring

Paula Wachs

Unison Words

Let us come into this circle of caring, and listen to those who share their joys and sorrows with us. Let the healing power of this community reach out to them, and to each of us. Let loving kindness and joy pass through us, and bring us peace. So may it be.

Hymn

1014 Answer the Call of Love

Offering

Marian Siemens

Our Share the Plate partner for June is Prairie Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre.

Offertory

Darryl Buck

Hymn 1074  Turn the World Around

Meditation

It’s Hard Work

by Rosemary Bray McNatt read by Marian Siemens

Introduction to Video  

Dr. Mary LeMaitre

Story/Video

Idle No More

Sermon

Dr. Mary LeMaitre

Closing song

Voices That Challenge

Announcements 

Marian Siemens

Closing Words

by Jean M. Rickard read by Marian Siemens

Chalice Extinguishing

Marian Siemens

Carry the Flame

Transition

Marian Siemens

Video

Fly, Leonard Sumner and Wab Kinew

Gratitude

Many thanks to:

  • Leaders: Dr. Mary LeMaitre
  • Coordinators: Norm Cobb, Marian Siemens
  • Tech Team: Janet Toews, Paula Wachs, Ashlyn Noble
  • Sharing and Caring Host: Paula Wachs
  • Songleading Videos: P.J. Buchan, Music Director, Paul Rodermond, Accompanist, and the Winnipeg UU Church Choir
  • Sanctuary chalice sculptor: Jo’Anne Kelly

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