Renewal? What if I’m Just Hanging On?

Practical Mental Health Strategies for Coping Well

Many of us are just doing okay or are struggling during this pandemic. We’ve learned to adjust and re-invent routines over the past 20 months. On January 16, Angela Haig will look at what else we can do to cope well.

Service coordinators: Marian Siemens, Sarah Cummings

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Renewal? What if I’m just Hanging On?

January 16, 2022

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Centering Thought

“We are a tired people, and it is hard for tired people to sit still and let the wisdom they need find them

Oriah Mountain Dreamer: The Call Discovering Why You Are Here

Centering Music 

Save Myself  by Ed Sheeran

Welcome

Gathering Hymn

55 Dark of Winter

Chalice Lighting

Anam Cara by John Donohue

Opening Words

Open, by Steve Lennon

Affirmation

Love Is The Spirit

Candles of Caring

Barbara Fuller

Unison Words

To troubled hearts, to spirits over-brimming, we offer our ministry of listening. For stories that need to be told, we open our hearts and offer the care of our attention, and the support of this, our faith community.

Hymn

213 There is a Wideness in your Mercy

Offering

Our Share the Plate partner for January is Wahbung Abinoonjiaag

Wahbung Abinoonjiaag’s programs are based on the wisdom of Elders, Caregivers and Professionals who worked in the field of family violence. The name itself when translated to the English language means, “Children of Tomorrow”. The programs are unique in their service delivery approaches which incorporate traditional teachings gifted to the people from the variety of indigenous nations’ ancestral heritages that exist on Turtle Island. These cultural aspects are reflective of the urban and rural First Nations communities found within Manitoba and were contributed to by those visitors from other territories who call the Winnipeg region home.

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Offertory

Breathe Me   – by Sia 

Reading

Sabr Wa Imam  by Summer Albavati

Hymn

112  Do You Hear

Meditation

Practicing Gratitude with Dr. Rick Hanson  

The sound of the bell and two minutes of silence will follow the video meditation.

Sermon

Angela Haig: Renewal? What if I am just Hanging On?

Hymn

126 Come Thou Font

Announcements

Closing Words

Do Not Be Dismayed, by L.R. Knost

Chalice Extinguishing

Carry the Flame

Transition Music

Lean on Me, Bill Withers

Gratitude for our staff and our lay leaders who made this service happen:

  • Leaders: Angela Haig
  • Coordinator: Marian Siemens and Sarah Cummings
  • Tech Team: Colleen Milikin, Lorie Battershill and Odell Havsdotter
  • Candles of Caring Host: Barbara Fuller
  • Songleader Videos: Paul Rodermond, Acting Music Director and accompanist; the FUUW Choir; Josh Robern, editor
  • To contact the Sunday Services Team please email worship@uuwinnipeg.mb.ca