Lessons from Sabbatical Part 1

Join Rev. Meghann Robern as she shares with us thoughts and reflections from her sabbatical.

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Lessons From Sabbatical Part 1

July 24, 2022

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Centering Thought

“Aging is an extraordinary process whereby you become the person you always should have been.”

― David Bowie

Centering Music

Calling My Children Home, Trio (Dolly Parton, Linda Ronstadt, Emmylou Harris)


Marian Siemens

Gathering Hymn

128 For All That Is Our Life

Chalice Lighting

“A Symbol of Learning and Love,” Rev. Elizabeth Harding

Opening Words

“Invitation to Join the Journey,” Rev. Lyn Cox


Love Is the Spirit

Sharing and 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.


1031 May I Be Filled


Marian Siemens

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


All Creatures Great and Small, Johnny Pearson and His Orchestra


“The Web of Life,” Rev. Robert T. Weston, from Becoming: A Spiritual Guide for Navigating Adulthood


“Meditation on Opposites,” Alex Kapitan, from Becoming: A Spiritual Guide for Navigating Adulthood


1008 When Our Heart Is In a Holy Place (church choir CD version)   


Rev. Meghann Robern

Closing Hymn

212 We Are Dancing Sarah’s Circle


Marian Siemens


“May You Be Changed,” Emily Richards

Chalice Extinguishing    

Carry the Flame


In My Life, The Beatles


Many thanks to:

  • Leader: Rev. Meghann Robern
  • Coordinator: Marian Siemens
  • Tech Team: Ashlyn Noble 
  • Sharing and Caring Host: Barb Fuller
  • Songleading Videos: P.J. Buchan, former Music Director, Paul Rodermond, former Accompanist, and the First UU Winnipeg Church Choir
  • Sanctuary chalice sculptor: Jo’Anne Kelly
  • First UU Church of Winnipeg chalice logo designer: Nancy Gilbert

To contact Sunserv (Sunday Services Team), please email worship@uuwinnipeg.mb.ca