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A Word About These Recordings

These recordings are all recorded live during our services using two small, unobtrusive microphones hanging from the ceiling. We think these recordings are pretty good but for the full experience please visit us in person! We were established in 1826 in Nashua, New Hampshire. Our Internet home is uunashua.org.

Our minister is Rev. Allison Palm and our director of faith formation is Sadie Kahn-Green. Our pianist, organist, choir director, and music director are all Jared (Jed) Holland.

One part of many services is called Joys and Concerns. It is too personal to be posted, but here is a sample of the words and music that are said and sung, with the personal information removed: Joys and Concerns.

Services are shown below, most recent first. Using the 'select group' dropdown, you can view previous years one year at a time. For each service, the elements are listed generally as they appear in the printed Order of Service. Click the blue play button following an item to hear it.

We are now also doing live streaming of our services on Sundays at 10 am, then repeating them again at 3 pm and 7 pm that day. To listen to those on internet radio, go to our main website, at uunashua.org, look at "Sunday Service Live" at the top of the right column, then select "Click Here to Play" to start hearing the service.You may have to click the "start" button on your player 2 or 3 times depending on your exact hardware and software.



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Recordings from the November 13, 2022 service         
Date recorded: November 13, 2022
Today's service is "Resistance to Change" and is led by our sabbatical minister Caro Barschow, with support from Danielle Van Dusen, Charlotte Cardone, and Burns Fisher. Music team member Kathleen Griffis stepped up to direct the choir since our esteemed music director Jed Holland couldn't attend.

Gathering the Community
    Prelude - Jed Holland       
    Ringing the Bell, Land Acknowledgement & Welcome - Caro Barschow, sabbatical minister       

Centering
    Opening Words & Chalice Lighting - Prayer for Living in Tension by Joseph M. Cherry - Danielle Van Dusen       
    Opening Hymn: Amazing Grace (words: John Newton; music: Virginia Harmony; harmony: Austin Cole Lovelace)       
    Anthem: I Seek a Journey (words and music by Gwen McLeod Hall) - UUCN Choir, directed by Kathleen Griffis       

Sharing in Community
    Mission Statement       
    Wonderbox Story: Harold and the Bubble, by Jamie Hinson-Rieger - Charlotte Cardone, Danielle Van Dusen       
    Outreach Offering: Bridges - Burns Fisher       
    Spirit of Life       

Going Deeper
    Reading: Being Peace in a Time of War A reading from For a Future to Be Possible by Thich Nhat Hanh - Danielle       
    Sermon - Caro       
    Song: Dont Stop (words & music: Christine McVie; recording artist: Fleetwood Mac) - Anne Smith, Kathleen Griffis, Emma Rearick, Sarah Gallardo, Laurie Barry       

Return to Service in Life
    Closing Hymn: Morning Has Broken (words: Eleanor Farjeon; Music: Gaelic melody; harmony: David Evans)       
    Benediction - Caro       
    Song for Parting - Peace and Joy (by Kathy Grossman)       

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Recordings from the November 13, 2022 service         
Date recorded: November 13, 2022
Today's service is "Resistance to Change" and is led by our sabbatical minister Caro Barschow, with support from Danielle Van Dusen, Charlotte Cardone, and Burns Fisher. Music team member Kathleen Griffis stepped up to direct the choir since our esteemed music director Jed Holland couldn't attend.

Gathering the Community
    Prelude - Jed Holland       
    Ringing the Bell, Land Acknowledgement & Welcome - Caro Barschow, sabbatical minister       

Centering
    Opening Words & Chalice Lighting - Prayer for Living in Tension by Joseph M. Cherry - Danielle Van Dusen       
    Opening Hymn: Amazing Grace (words: John Newton; music: Virginia Harmony; harmony: Austin Cole Lovelace)       
    Anthem: I Seek a Journey (words and music by Gwen McLeod Hall) - UUCN Choir, directed by Kathleen Griffis       

Sharing in Community
    Mission Statement       
    Wonderbox Story: Harold and the Bubble, by Jamie Hinson-Rieger - Charlotte Cardone, Danielle Van Dusen       
    Outreach Offering: Bridges - Burns Fisher       
    Spirit of Life       

Going Deeper
    Reading: Being Peace in a Time of War A reading from For a Future to Be Possible by Thich Nhat Hanh - Danielle       
    Sermon - Caro       
    Song: Dont Stop (words & music: Christine McVie; recording artist: Fleetwood Mac) - Anne Smith, Kathleen Griffis, Emma Rearick, Sarah Gallardo, Laurie Barry, Marissa Volpe       

Return to Service in Life
    Closing Hymn: Morning Has Broken (words: Eleanor Farjeon; Music: Gaelic melody; harmony: David Evans)       
    Benediction - Caro       
    Song for Parting - Peace and Joy (by Kathy Grossman)       

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Recordings from the November 6, 2022 service         
Date recorded: November 6, 2022
Today's service is "Reflections on Change", and is led by Worship Associates Vengerflutta Smith and Dick Widhu, with support from guest pianist Gary Finger.

Gathering the Community
    Prelude - Guest musician Gary Finger       
    Welcome - Dick Widhu       

Centering
    Opening Words & Chalice Lighting: Why Were Here (by Erik Walker Wikstrom) - Vengerflutta Smith       
    Opening Hymn: Amazing Grace (words: John Newton; music: Virginia Harmony; harmony: Austin Cole Lovelace       
    Anthem: Unwritten (words & music: Natasha Bedingfield, Danielle Brisebois & Wayne Rodrigues; arr.: Steve Zegree)       

Sharing in Community
    Wonderbox - Dick Widhu       
    Outreach Offering: Bridges - Brenna Woods       
    Spirit of Life (#123)       

Going Deeper
    Reading: Prayer for the Journey by Krista Taves - Dick       
    Reflection - Dick        
    Song: Landslide (words & music: Stevie Nicks) - Anne Smith and Brenna Woods       
    Reflection - Vengerflutta. We are not including the video, but please look it up: Courage to Change (music & words: Alecia Moore, Greg Kurstin & Sia Furier; performing artist: Sia)       

Return to Service in Life
    Closing Hymn: Everything Possible (words & music: Fred Small; arr.:Willi Zwozdesky)       
    Benediction and Chalice Extinguishing: Change (by Barack Obama) - Vengerflutta       
    Song for Parting - Peace and Joy (by Kathy Grossman)       
    Postlude - Gary Finger       

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Recordings from the October 30, 2022 service         
Date recorded: October 30, 2022
Today's service is "All Souls Service: Remembering Our Ancestors and Gathering Courage", and is led by Caro Barschow, with support from Music Director Jed Holland, worship associate Danielle Van Dusen, and Director of Faith Formation Sadie Kahn-Greene.

Gathering the Community
    Prelude - Jed Holland       
    Welcome - Caro Barschow, Sabbatical Minister       

Centering
    Chalice Lighting: All Souls Chalice Lighting (by Florence Caplow) - Danielle Van Dusen       
    Opening Hymn: I Know I Can (words: Dennis Hamilton; music: Jeannie Gagn; arr.:Mark Freundt)       

Sharing in Community
    Wonderbox Story: Sophie Learns to be Brave (adaption of the story written by: Joan Halifax) - Sadie Kahn-Greene & Travis       
    Song: There Youll Be (words and music by Diane Warren, recording artist Faith Hill) - Anne Smith       
    Reading: You want a physicist to speak at your funeral (written: Aaron Freeman)       
    Outreach Offering: Seacoast Outright       

Workshops: Going Deeper
    Reading: They Are With Us Still (written: Kathleen McTigue) - Caro       
    Ritual: Creating a Remembrance Altar - Sadie Kahn-Greene, Caro Barschow & our congregation       
    Anthem: Wanting Memories (words and music by Ysaye Barnwell) UUCN Choir       

Returning to Service in Life
    Spirit of Life #123       
    Benediction and Chalice Extinguishing Inspired by Our Ancestors (Written: Leia Durland-Jones) - Sadie       
    Song for Parting: "Peace and Joy", words & music: Kathy Grossman       
    Postlude - Jed Holland       

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Recordings for the October 23, 2022 service         
Date recorded: October 23, 2022
Switch it up Sunday - Justice Initiatives

GATHERING THE COMMUNITY
    Prelude - Jed Holland       
    Land Acknowledgement & Welcome - Caro Barschow       

CENTERING
    Chalice Lighting - Pat Ladew       
    Opening Hymn "I Know I Can" #1015       
    Congregational Ends (2 of 8) - Sadie Kahn-Greene       

SHARING IN COMMUNITY
    Outreach - Robin Trudel       
    Hymn "From You I Receive" #402       
    Hymn "Spirit of Life" #123       
    Wonderbox - Sadie Kahn-Greene       
    Anthem "Make Them Hear You" - UU Nashua Choir with intro by Jed Holland       
    As You Go - by Kathleen Tracy (Instrumental)       

Workshops: No audio
    The Tide is Rising       

RETURNING TO SERVICE IN LIFE
    Blessing - Sadie Kahn-Greene       
    Song for Parting "Peace and Joy" by Kathy Grossman       
    Postlude - Jed Holland       

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Recordings from the October 9, 2022 service         
Date recorded: October 9, 2022
Today's service is led by our sabbatical minister Caro Barschow, with support from Faith Formation Director Sadie Kahn-Greene, worship associate Dick Widhu, and guest musician Gary Finger.

Gathering the Community
    Prelude - Guest musician Gary Finger       
    Welcome - Caro Barschow, sabbatical minister       

Centering
    Chalice lighting - Dick Widhu       
    Opening Hymn: I Know I Can (words: Dennis Hamilton; music: Jeannie Gagn; arr.:Mark Freundt)       
    Congregational Values       

Sharing in Community
    Wonderbox - Sadie        
    Anthem: Filled With Loving Kindness (words: traditional Buddhist meditation, adapted by Mark W. Hayes, music by Ian W. Riddell, hymn #1031) - UUCN Choir       
    Congregational Song: As You Go (words & music: Kathleen Tracy)       
    Outreach Offering: Seacoast Outright - Anne Smith and Jessica Goff, Seacoast Outright's Coordinator of Community Programming and Engagement       
    Spirit of Life       

Going Deeper
    Reading: Reading: Our Relationship to Forests by Qing Li - Dick        
    Guided Meditation - Caro       
    Song: Strength, Courage & Wisdom (words and music by India Arie Simpson) - soloist Anne Smith       
    Sermon       

Returning to Service in Life
    Closing Hymn: When Our Heart is in a Holy Place (words & music: Joyce Poley; keyboard arr: Lorne Kellett)       
    Benediction - Caro       
    more piano music! - Gary Finger       
    Song for Parting - Peace and Joy (by Kathy Grossman)       

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Recordings from the October 2, 2022 service         
Date recorded: October 2, 2022
Today's service is "The Courage to Become". It is led by Worship Associates Sonrisa O'Toole and Danielle Van Dusen.

Gathering the Community
    Prelude - Jed Holland       
    Welcome - Sonrisa O'Toole       

Centering
    Opening Words & Chalice Lighting: A Blessing for Risk-Takers and Failures, by Robin Tanner - Danielle Van Dusen       
    Opening Hymn: I Know I Can (words: Dennis Hamilton; music: Jeannie Gagn; arr.:Mark Freundt)       

Sharing in Community
    Wonderbox - Sonrisa       
    Anthem: Closer to the Flame (words by Susan Bentall Boersma; music by David Lantz III)       
    Outreach Offering: Seacoast Outright - Burns Fisher       
    Spirit of Life        

Going Deeper
    Reading: Sprout by Sue Ludwig - Danielle       
    Song: Rewrite Your Story (written by Kayley Bishop, Liane Knapp, Samuel Kelly-Cohen, Thomas Lee Crockrom Jr) - soloist Brenna Woods       
    Sermon - Danielle and Sonrisa       

Returning to Service in Life
    Closing Hymn: When I Am Frightened (words & music: Shelley Jackson Denham, arr.: Jeannie Gagn)       
    Benediction: The World is Too Beautiful, by Eric Williams - Danielle       
    Song for Parting: "Peace and Joy", words & music: Kathy Grossman       
    Postlude - Jed Holland       

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Recordings from the September 25, 2022 service         
Date recorded: September 25, 2022
"Longing to Belong" - Caro Barschow

GATHERING THE COMMUNITY
    Prelude - Jed Holland       
    Land Acknowledgement and Welcome - Caro Barschow       

CENTERING
    Opening Words and Chalice Lighting - Vengerflutta Smith       
    Opening Hymn "Morning Has Come" #1000       
    Mission Statement - Caro Barschow       
    Anthem "Corner of the Sky" - UU Nashua Choir       

SHARING IN COMMUNITY
    Wonderbox - Caro Barschow       
    Song "As You Go" by Kathleen Tracy       
    Outreach - Jodie Holway       
    "From You I Receive" #402       
    "Spirit of Life" #123       

GOING DEEPER
    Anthem "Go the Distance" - Lindsey Hedrick       
    Sermon - Caro Barschow       

RETURNING TO SERVICE IN LIFE
    Closing Hymn "What Wondrous Love This Is" #18       
    Benediction - Vengerflutta Smith       
    Song for Parting "Peace and Joy" by Kathy Grossman       
    Postlude - Jed Holland       

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Recordings from the September 18, 2022 service         
Date recorded: September 18, 2022
This service, led by Sabbatical Minister, Caro Barschow, with assistance from Worship Associate, Pat Ladew, is entitled, "Belonging in Community".

Gathering the Community
    Prelude - Jed Holland       
    Welcome and Greeting - Caro Barschow       

Centering
    Opening Words & Chalice Lighting (words by Rev. Scott Thayer) - Pat Ladew       
    Opening Hymn - "Morning Has Come"       
    Anthem: "Draw the Circle Wide" - UU Nashua Choir       

Sharing in Community
    Wonderbox - Sadie Kahn-Greene       
    Congregational Song: "As You Go"       
    Response: Spirit of Life       
    Outreach Offering: Court Appointed Special Advocates, CASA       
    Response: From You I Receive       

Going Deeper
    Reading: "I Want To Be With People" by Dana E. Warsnop - Sadie Kahn-Greene       
    Anthem: "You Are Loved" - UU Nashua Choir       
    Sermon: "Belonging in Community" - Caro Barschow       
    Litany: "No One is Outside the Circle of Love" by Rev. Susan Frederick-Gray and Erika A. Hewitt       

Returning to Service in LIfe
    Closing Hymn: "Sanctuary"       
    Benediction (words by Cynthia Landrum)       
    Song for Parting: "Peace & Joy" (Kathy Grossman)       
    Postlude - Jed Holland       

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Recordings from the September 11, 2022 service         
Date recorded: September 11, 2022
Today's service is our Water Service, and is our first service of out regular church year. Sadie Kahn-Greene, our director of Faith Formation, leads the service today with support from Music Director Jed Holland, and worship associate Carl Phillips.

Gathering the Community
    Prelude - Jed Holland       
    Ringing the Bell and Welcome and Greeting - Sadie Kahn-Greene       

Centering
    Opening Words and Chalice Lighting: Words by Katie Gelfand - Nate G       
    Opening Hymn: Morning Has Come (words and music by Jason Shelton)       
    Message from UUA President Rev. Dr. Susan Frederick-Gray       
    Anthem: Welcome, Welcome (words and music Cliff Hardin)       

Sharing in Community
    Outreach Offering: Court Appointed Special Advocates, CASA - Lindsey Hedrick       
    Wonder Box: The Opening - Sadie Kahn Greene       
    Spirit of Life       

Going Deeper
    Words for Reflection - Carl Phillips       
    Evolving Covenant of Right Relations - Sadie        
    Anthem: Its Good to Be Home from Let It Shine (words & music: Adam Watts, Andrew Dodd) - soloist Brenna Woods       
    Water Communion       

Returning to Service in Life
    Closing Hymn: Somos El Barco (words & music: Lorre Wyatt)       
    Benediction: words by Meredith Plummer - Sadie       
    Song for Parting "Peace and Joy" by Kathy Grossman       
    Postlude - Jed Holland       

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Recordings from the September 4, 2022 service         
Date recorded: September 4, 2022
Today is our last service of the summer before we return to our regular church year. Today's service is led by Jess Woods, with support from Worship Associate Emma Rearick and Music Director Jed Holland.

Gathering the Community
    Prelude - Jed Holland       
    Land Acknowledgement and Welcome - Jess Woods       
    Chalice Lighting - Emma Rearick       
    Opening Hymn: Love Will Guide Us (words: Sally Rogers; Music: Traditional; arr.: Betty A. Wylder)       

Sharing in Community
    Outreach: CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) - Emma, Rita Kirk       
    Anthem: One Voice (by Ruth Moody; Marceline Moody, arr) - soloists Kathleen Griffis, Geri Davidson, Anne Smith        
    Spirit of Life        
    Wonderbox - Jess       

Going Deeper
    Words of Reflection - Emma       
    Hymn: When the Spirit Says Do       
    Homily: Leadership - Jess       

Returning to Service in Life
    Closing Hymn: We Are Building A New Way       
    Closing Words - Jess       
    Parting song: Peace and Joy, by Kathy Grossman       
    Postlude - Jed Holland       

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Recordings from the August 28, 2022 service.         
Date recorded: August 28, 2022
Today's service is "Transitions from Summer to Fall: Spiritual Practices and Daily Living" and was led by Charlotte Cardone and Vengerflutta Smith.

Gathering the Community
    Prelude - Jed Holland       
    Welcome - Vengerflutta Smith       

Centering
    Opening Words and Chalice Lighting: Hold Fast to Summer (by Ben Soule) -Charlotte Cardone       
    Opening Hymn: In Sweet Fields of Autumn (words: Elizabeth Madison; music: William James Kirkpatrick; harmony: Ralph Vaughan Williams)       

Sharing in Community
    Outreach Offering: NH Community Bail Fund       
    Reading: Meditation on the Equinox (by Thomas Rhodes) - Bob Coulter       
    Musical Moment - Jed       
    Spirit of Life       

Going Deeper
    Wonderbox - Charlotte       
    Anthem: Come, Sing A Song with Me (Words & music: Carolyn McDade; vocals & puppetry: MaryJane Wagner)       
    Reflection by Charlotte, followed by music by Jed       
    Reflection by Vengerflutta       

Return to Service in Life
    Closing Song: There Is A Love (words: Rev. Dr. Rebecca Parker, Music: Elizabeth Norton) - song leader Brenna Woods       
    Benediction Closing Words for Seasonal Transitions by Andrew Pakula - Charlotte       
    Song for Parting: Peace & Joy (by Kathy Grossman)       
    Postlude - Jed        

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Recordings from the August 21, 2022 service         
Date recorded: August 21, 2022
This service, led by Director of Faith Formation, Sadie Kahn-Greene, with assistance from Worship Associate, Vengerflutta Smith, is entitled Blessings for Fall Transitions.

Gathering the Community
    Prelude - Jed Holland       
    Welcome and Greeting - Sadie Kahn-Greene       

Centering
    Opening Words & Chalice Lighting, "A Renewed Hope for This World" by Nathan Ryan - Vengerflutta Smith- Vengerflutta Smith       
    Opening Hymn - Love Will Guide Us (Sally Rogers, Betty A. Wylder)       

Sharing in Community
    Outreach Offering: NH Community Bail Fund       
    Response: From You I Receive       
    Guided Meditation Blessing - Sadie Kahn Greene       
    Musical Moment - Jed Holland       
    Response: Spirit of Life       

Going Deeper
    Blessings for All We Carry, "Got Room for Love" by Erika A. Hewitt - Sadie Kahn-Greene       
    Anthem: Family Mission Statement (Beautiful Chorus) - Video       
    Wonderbox - Sadie Kahn-Greene & Paulie       

Returning to Service in Life
    Closing Song: There Is A Love (Rev. Dr. Rebecca Parker, Elizabeth Norton)       
    Benediction: "Take Courage Friends" by Wayne B. Arnason - Vengerflutta Smith       
    Song for Parting: Peace & Joy (by Kathy Grossman)       
    Postlude - Jed Holland       

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Recordings from the August 14, 2022 service.         
Date recorded: August 14, 2022
Today's service was led by ministerial intern Carol Barschow. Caro tells us about Unitarian ministers William Ellery Channing and John Deitrich.

Gathering the Community
    Prelude - Jed Holland       
    Welcome and greeting - Caro Barschow       

Centering
    Chalice Lighting and Opening Words: They are Still With Us (by Kathleen McTigue) - Pat Ladew       
    Opening hymn #12: O Life That Maketh All Things New       

Sharing in Community
    Conversation - Caro       
    Anthem: Roots and Wings (by Coco Love Alcorn) - Jed Holland and Caro       
    Outreach Offering: The NH Community Bail Fund - Pat       
    Spirit of Life        

Going Deeper
    Reflection - Caro       

Returning to Service in Life
    Closing Hymn: With Joy We Claim the Growing Light (by Samuel Longfellow)       
    Closing Words: A Prayer for Unfinished Business (by Kelly Weisman Asprooth-Jackson) - Caro       
    Song for Parting: Peace and Joy (by Kathy Grossman)       
    Postlude - Jed       

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Recordings from the August 7, 2022 service.         
Date recorded: August 7, 2022
Today's service is "More Safe or More Afraid," and is led by Paul Introcaso, Livia Gershon, and Jessica Price, with support from Music Director Jed Holland and Andy Capen.

Gathering the Community
    Prelude - Jed Holland       
    Welcome - Andy Capen       

Centering
    Opening Words: When all the people by Mo-Tse - Livia Gershon       
    Opening Hymn: Circle Round for Freedom (words & music: Linda Hirschhorn) - guitar & voice Paul Introcaso       
    Wonderbox: Story: Wally & Freya Written by: Lindsey Pointer; Illustrated by: Stella Mongodi- Jessica Price       
    Spirit of Life        
    Reflection: "Criminals Like Me" - Livia       
    Outreach Offering: NH Community Bail Fund - Andy Capen       

Going Deeper
    Reflection: "You Have to Get Close" - Jessica Price       
    Special Music: Hero (words & music: Mariah Carey & Walter Afanasieff) - soloist Ophelia Burnett, Guest Singer       
    Reflection: Community of Fear or Community of Care - Paul Introcaso       

Returning to Service in Life
    Closing Song: If I Had A Hammer (words & music: Pete Seeger & Lee Hays) piano: Jed Holland; guitar: Paul Introcaso       
    Benediction: Excerpted from Defund Fear by Zach Norris - Jessica       
    Song for Parting - Peace and Joy (by Kathy Grossman)       
    Postlude - Jed Holland       

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Recordings from the July 31, 2022 service.         
Date recorded: July 31, 2022
Today's wonderful service about our church robot, the Wonderbot, was led by Emma Rearick. Unfortunately, due to technical difficulties, we were unable to get a recording. Imagine a beautiful solo of Breakaway (by Bridget Benenate, Avril Levigne & Matthew Gerrard) sung by Anne Smith, a wonderful sermon by Emma Rearick, some robot poems read by Jay Guarneri, and the congregation singing "The Robot Connection", all to honor and enjoy our Wonderbot, which was built and programmed by Frank Grossman and Katie Jesse back when the pandemic started in 2020!

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Recordings from the July 24, 2022 Service         
Date recorded: July 24, 2022
Doing Good When It Doesn’t Do Any Good - Carl Phillips

GATHERING THE COMMUNITY
    Prelude - Johnna Ross       
    Land Acknowledgement and Welcome - Carl Phillips       

CENTERING
    Opening Words - Carl Phillips       
    Opening Song "Santa Clause is Coming to Town"       

SHARING IN COMMUNITY
    Outreach - ORIS (Refugee and immigrant Support) _Robin Trudell       
    Hymn "From You I Receive" #403       
    Hymn "Spirit of Life" #123       
    Wonderbox - Carl Phillips and Children       

GOING DEEPER
    Words for Reflection - Robin Trudell       
    Song "With My Own Two Hands"       
    Sermon - Carl Phillips       

RETURNING TO SERVICE IN LIFE
    Closing Anthem "Today I'm Gonna Try and Change the World" - Dan Murphy and Choir       
    Benediction - Carl Phillips       
    Song for Parting "Peace and Joy" by Kathy Grossman       
    Postlude - Johnna Ross       

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Recordings from the July 17, 2022 service         
Date recorded: July 17, 2022
This service, led by Bob Keating with support from Worship Associate, Bob Coulter, focuses on the act of being deliberately vulnerable, as well as the principles, rights and duties of Universalism that can comfort and transform us.

Gathering the Community
    Prelude - Jed Holland       
    Welcome and Greeting - Bob Coulter       

Centering
    Opening Words & Chalice Lighting - Bob Keating       
    Opening Hymn: "For the Beauty of the Earth" - Kim Steele, song leader       

Sharing in Community
    Outreach: The Organization for Refugee and Immigration Success - Bob Coulter       
    Response: "From You I Receive"       
    Wonder Box - Hillary Keating       
    Anthem: All This Joy (John Denver) - Kathy Grossman       
    Response: Spirit of Life       
    Hymn: "Love Will Guide Us" - Kim Steele, song leader       

Going Deeper
    Reading - Bob Coulter       
    Sermon: The Principles, Rights and Duties of Universalism - Bob Keating       

Returning to Service in LIfe
    Closing Hymn: "Let it Be a Dance" - Sarah, Mary, Martha, and Jed, song leaders       
    Benediction - Bob Keating       
    Song for Parting: Peace & Joy (by Kathy Grossman)       
    Postlude - Jed Holland       

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Recordings from the July 10, 2022 service         
Date recorded: July 10, 2022
Today's service, Walking as a spiritual practice, is led by Karen Murray and Cathy Guevarra, with support from worship associate Emma Rearick, and music director Jed Holland.

Gathering the Community
    Prelude - Jed Holland       
    Welcome - Emma Rearick       

Centering
    Opening Words: from Rebecca Solnit, author of the book Wanderlust - Cathy Guevarra       
    Opening Hymn: You Fill Up My Senses (John Denver)       

Sharing in Community
    Outreach offering: ORIS (Organization for Refugee & Immigrant Success) - Emma       
    Sharing in Story: Outside In (Deborah Underwood, illustrated by Cindy Derby) - Karen Murray       
    Guided Meditation - Cathy       
    Spirit of Life        

Going Deeper
    Sermon - Walking as a Spiritual and Practical Practice - Karen Murray       

Return to Service in Life
    Words for Reflection: For a New Beginning (John O'Donohue) - Emma       
    Song: Blowin' in the Wind (Bob Dylan)       
    Sermon 2: Presente! - Cathy       
    Closing Hymn: Walking with You is My Prayer (Rev Burns Stanfield) - led by Jed Holland       
    Benediction: The Summer Day (Mary Oliver) - Karen       
    Parting song: Peace and Joy, by Kathy Grossman       
    Postlude - Jed Holland       

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Recordings from the July 3, 2022 service         
Date recorded: July 3, 2022
Today's service is "Grief and Determination", and is led by Robin Trudel, with support from Music Director Jed Holland and Carl Phillips. Take a listen to a rare solo by our music director Jed!

Gathering the Community
    Prelude - Jed Holland       
    Land Acknowledgement and Welcome - Robin Trudel       

Centering
    Opening Words & Chalice Lighting, by: Lewis Caroll - Carl Phillips       
    Opening Hymn: Look Beyond Tomorrow (words & music: Dave Dunbar;: piano: Jed Holland; recorder: Kathy Grossman; vocals: Sarah Shor, Emma Rearick, Martha Holland, Ian Ouziel, Jon Lasselle & Kathy Gros       

Sharing in Community
    Outreach Offering: ORIS (Refugee & Immigrant Support) - Carl Phillips       
    Spirit of Life        
    Wonder Box - Robin Trudel       

Going Deeper
    Words for Reflection: From a blessing of the Masai people - Carl       
    Anthem: The Snows They Melt the Soonest (words & music: English Folksong) - soloist Jed Holland       
    Sermon - Robin       

Returning to Service in Life
    Closing Song: Always Look on the Bright Side of Life (words & music: Eric Idle, arr: Paul Ayres) - Carl and Jed       
    Benediction - Robin       
    Song for Parting - Peace and Joy (by Kathy Grossman)       
    Postlude - Jed Holland       

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Recordings from the June 26, 2022 service         
Date recorded: June 26, 2022
"We Are All Creative" Dick Widhu, Ellen Fisher

GATHERING THE COMMUNITY
    Prelude - Gary Finger       
    Land Acknowledgement - Dick Widhu       
    Welcome - Eileen Herring       

CENTERING
    Opening Words - Ellen Fisher & Eileen Herring       
    Opening Hymn - "Let All the Beauty We Have Known" #326       

SHARING IN COMMUNITY
    Outreach - Emergency Response for Ukraine - Eileen Herring       
    Hymn "From You I Receive" #402       
    Wonderbox - Dick Widhu       
    Hymn "Spirit of Life" #123       

GOING DEEPER
    Words for Reflection - Dick Widhu       
    Creativity Images - Ellen Fisher       
    Ellen's Story - Ellen Fisher       
    Dick's Story - Dick Widhu       
    Sharing of Creativity       

RETURN TO SERVICE IN LIFE
    Closing Hymn "When the Spirit Says Do" #1024       
    Benediction - Ellen Fisher       
    Song for Parting "Peace and Joy" by Kathy Grossman       
    Postlude - Gary Finger       

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Recordings from the June 19, 2022 service.         
Date recorded: June 19, 2022
This service, led by Reverend Allison Palm and Ministerial Intern, Caro Barschow, is entitled "Celebrating Pride". It explores the question posed by author Hannah Roberts Villnave, "Is Pride a Protest or a Party?". The words, music, and blessings contained in this service answer this question with a resounding "Yes". In the words of Villnave, "Why not rejoice while we resist, dance as we demand change, celebrate as we create community that delights in all of who we are?"

Gathering the Community
    Prelude - Jed Holland       
    Welcome and Greeting - Rev. Allison Palm       

Centering
    Opening Words & Chalice Lighting - Brian Ibsen-Johnson & Emma Rearick       
    Opening Hymn - Everything Possible (Fred Small) - Dan Murphy and Band       

Sharing in Community
    Wonder Box - Robin Trudel & Friend       
    Reading: "A Protest and a Party" (by Hannah Roberts Villnave) - Tiffany Holmes       
    Special Music: I Wanna Dance with Somebody (words & music: George Merrill & Shannon Rubicam; recording artist: Whitney Houston) - Brenna Woods       
    Outreach Offering: Emergency Response for Ukraine - Rev. Allison Palm       
    Response: From You I Receive       
    Response: "Spirit of Life"       

Going Deeper
    Reflection: Marriage Equality - Jenn Morton       
    Special Music: Be Me ((words & music: Justin Breit, Justin Matthew Slaven, & Vincent Cannady; recording artist: VINCINT) - Brenna Woods       
    Reflection - Caro Barschow       
    Glitter Blessing - Rev. Allison Palm       

Returning to Service in Life
    Closing Hymn: True Colors (words and music by Billy Steinberg and Tom Kelly; recording artist: Cyndi Lauper) - UU Nashua Choir       
    Benediction - Rev. Allison Palm       
    Song for Parting: Peace and Joy (Kathy Grossman)       
    Postlude, including a reprise of "I Wanna Dance with Somebody" - Jed Holland and Brenna Woods       

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REcording from the June 12, 2022 service         
Date recorded: June 12, 2022
Today's service is our Flower Communion, and it is led by Rev Allison, with support from ministerial intern Caro Barschow, Director of Faith Formation Sadie Kahn-Greene, and Music Director Jed Holland. Today's service is the last one led by Rev Allison until she returns from her sabbatical in December.

Gathering the Community
    Prelude - Jed Holland       
    Welcome - Rev. Allison Palm       

Centering
    Opening Words & Chalice Lighting - Rev Allison, Caro, Sadie, and Andy Capen       
    Opening Hymn: Love Will Guide Us (words: Sally Rogers; Music: Traditional; arr.: Betty A. Wylder)       

Sharing in Community
    New Member Welcome - Rev Allison       
    Outreach Offering: Emergency Response for Ukraine - Brenna Woods       
    Wonderbox - Rev Allison, Sadie, and Olympia       
    Anthem: We Are One (words and music by Brian Tate) - UUCN Choir       
    Spirit of Life No. 123       

Going Deeper
    The Story of Flower Communion - Rev Allison       
    Gathering Our Rainbow        
    Special Music: The Rose (words and music by Amanda McBroom) - Anne Smith       
    Blessing of the Flowers - Rev Allison, Sadie, Caro       

Returning to Service in Life
    Closing Hymn: Where You Go (words & music: Shoshana Jedwab)       
    Blessings on Your Journey: A gift from the Congregation to Rev Allison       
    Benediction - Rev Allison       
    Song for Parting "Peace and Joy" by Kathy Grossman       
    Postlude - Jed Holland       

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Recordings from the June 5, 2022 service         
Date recorded: June 5, 2022
Today's Bridging service is led by Rev Allison Palm, Sadie Kahn-Greene, and some of our graduating seniors.

Gathering the Community
    Prelude - Jed Holland       
    Welcome - Rev. Allison Palm       

Centering
    Opening Words & Chalice Lighting - Mary Holland & Sam Murray       
    Opening Hymn: Love Will Guide Us (words: Sally Rogers; Music: Traditional; arr.: Betty A. Wylder)       

Sharing in Community
    Introducing Bridging - Rev. Allison Palm       
    Outreach Offering: Emergency Response for Ukraine - Brenna Woods       
    Wonderbox: The World Needs Who You Were Meant To Be, By Joanna Gaines - Camille Trembley and Anna L.       
    Anthem: Seize the Day (music: Alan Menken; words: Jack Feldman; arr.: Roger Emerson) - UUCN Choir       
    Spirit of Life No. 123       

Going Deeper
    Bridging Reflection: Riley Hudson       
    Bridging Reflection: Mary Holland, including a recording of The Biggest UU Band that Ever Was       
    Bridging Reflection: Caylan Campbell       
    Bridging Reflection: Sam Murray       
    Special Music: My Wish (words & music: Steve Robson & Jeffrey Steele; recording artist: Rascal Flats) - Lindsey Hedrick       
    Bridging Ceremony - Rev Allison, Caro, Sadie, and seniors       

Return to Service in Life
    Closing Hymn: As You Go by Kathleen Tracy       
    Benediction: Congregation Blessings       
    Postlude - Jed Holland       

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Recordings from the May 29, 2022 service         
Date recorded: May 29, 2022
Today's service is Switch-it-up Sunday, led by Rev Allison Palm, with support from music director Jed Holland, Director of Faith Formation Sadie Kahn-Greene, and ministerial intern Caro Barschow.

Gathering the Community
    Prelude - Jed Holland       
    Welcome - Rev Allison Palm       

Centering
    Opening Words and Chalice lighting (Words By Nancy Woods) - Caro Barschow       
    Opening Hymn: For the Beauty of the Earth (words: Folliott Sandford Pierpoint; music: Conrad Kocher)       

Sharing in Community
    Outreach Offering: Emergency Response for Ukraine - Lindsey Hedrick       
    Spirit of Life        
    Wonderbox - Dean Flutterbee and kid volunteers       
    Anthem: Sing (from "Sesame Street", words and music by Joe Raposo)       

Going Deeper
    Workshops for All Ages: we listen in on Music with Jed and Rev Allison       

Returning to Service in Life
    Closing Hymn: This Little Light of Mine       
    Benediction (by Chris Rothbauer) - Rev Allison       
    Song for Parting - "Peace and Joy" by Kathy Grossman       
    Postlude - Jed       

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Recordings from May 22, 2022 service         
Date recorded: May 22, 2022
Adult Coming of Age Service

No recording for this service

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Recordings from the May 15, 2022 service         
Date recorded: May 15, 2022
This service, led by Reverend Allison Palm, is entitled "Nurturing the Blessing You Are" and features child dedications and the welcoming of our Director of Faith Formation, Sadie Kahn-Greene, back from her 4-month sabbatical.

Gathering the Community
    Prelude - Jed Holland       
    Welcome and Greeting - Rev. Allison Palm       

Centering
    Opening Words & Chalice Lighting - Pat Ladew       
    Opening Hymn - "For the Beauty of the Earth"       

Sharing in Community
    Outreach Offering: Emergency Response for Ukraine       
    Response: From You I Receive       
    Wonder Box       
    Anthem: "Grow In Your Own Sweet Way" - UU Nashua Choir       
    Child Dedications - Rev. Allison, Sadie Kahn-Greene & Families       
    Anthem: "Dear Theodosia" (from Hamilton) - Lindsey Hedrick       
    Response: Spirit of Life       

Going Deeper
    Story: "Zero" by Kathryn Otoshi - Rev. Allison, Caro Barschow, Pat Ladew       
    Anthem: "Stand in the Light" - UU Nashua Choir       
    Homily - Rev. Allison Palm       

Returning to Service in Life
    Closing Hymn: "There's a River Flowin' in My Soul"       
    Benediction - Rev. Allison       
    Song for Parting: Peace and Joy (Kathy Grossman)       
    Postlude - Jed Holland       

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Recordings from the May 8, 2022 service         
Date recorded: May 8, 2022
Today's service is "Widening the Circle" led by Rev Allison Palm, with support from music director Jed Holland, worship associate Elizabeth Lewis, and members of our Widening the Circle study group. Listen to the beautiful duet "One Day" and the thoughtful reflections by the Widening the Circle group.

Gathering the Community
    Prelude - Jed Holland       
    Welcome - Rev Allison Palm       

Centering
    Chalice Lighting: words by Judith Quarles - Elizabeth Lewis       
    Opening Hymn: For the Beauty of the Earth (words: Folliott Sandford Pierpoint; music: Conrad Kocher)       

Sharing in Community
    Wonderbox - We are not posting the story and song by Lea Morris, but check out her website at ThisisLea.com       
    Wonderbox part 2 - Rev Allison       
    Anthem: One Day (words and music by Phil Lawrence, Matthew Miller, Peter Hernandez, Ari Levine. Recording artist: Matisyahu; cover artists: Yonina) - vocalists Kathleen Griffis & Brenna Woods       
    Outreach offering: Emergency Response for Ukraine - Roy Goodman       
    Spirit of Life No. 123       

Going Deeper
    Widening the Circle - Jessica Price       
    Acknowledging the Past - Jess Woods and Harry Purkhiser       
    Anthem: The Storm is Passing Over (words & music: Charles Albert Tindley) - UU Nashua Choir       
    Learning Together - Cecile Bonvouloir (words read by Elizabeth Lewis) & Victoria Agnew       
    Accountability - Amanda Banner       

Returning to Service in Lifevice
    Closing Hymn: We Are Building a New Way (words & music: Martha Sandefer; arr.: Jim Scott)       
    Benediction: Words by Rev. Karen Johnston - Rev Allison       
    Song for Parting "Peace and Joy" by Kathy Grossman       
    Postlude - Jed Holland       

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Recordings from the May 1, 2022 service         
Date recorded: May 1, 2022
Today's service is "Beauty and Awe" and is led by ministerial intern Caro Barschow, with support from worship associates Vengerflutta Smith and Emma Rearick, and music director Jed Holland.

Gathering the Community
    Prelude - Jed Holland       
    Welcome - Caro Barschow       

Centering
    Chalice Lighting - Emma Rearick       
    Opening Hymn: For the Beauty of the Earth (words: Folliott Sandford Pierpoint; music: Conrad Kocher)       

Sharing in Community
    Wonderbox: Poem "Why I Wake Early" by Mary Oliver - Vengerflutta Smith       
    Anthem: Here Comes the Sun (words & music: George Harrison; recorded vocals: UU Nashua Choir, Feb. 2015; guitar: Bill Hinkle; bass: John Burkitt; drums: Billy Parker)       
    Poem: "Peonies" by Mary Oliver- Emma       
    Reflection - Caro        
    Outreach offering : Emergency Response for Ukraine - Brenna Woods       
    Spirit of Life #123       

Going Deeper
    Poem: "In Blackwater Woods" by Mary Oliver - Caro and Vengerflutta       
    Reflection -Caro       
    Anthem: We Belong to the Earth (words & music: Greg Artzner & Terry Leonino (aka Magpie)) - featuring Dan Murphy       

Returning to Service in Life
    Closing Hymn: Spring Has Now Unwrapped the Flowers (words: Piae Cantiones; music: Thomas Benjamin)       
    Benediction: Words by Langston Hughes - Emma       
    Song for Parting "Peace and Joy" by Kathy Grossman       
    Postlude - Jed Holland       

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Recordings from the April 24, 2022 service         
Date recorded: April 24, 2022
The Limits of Awakening

GATHERING THE COMMUNITY
    Prelude - Jed Holland       
    Welcome - Rev. Allison Palm       
    Opening Words - Carl Phillips       
    Opening Hymn: "Morning Has Broken" #38       

SHARING IN COMMUNITY
    Wonderbox - Eileen Herring & Kaelyn Curran       
    Anthem: "Hymn for a Green Tomorrow" Words and music, Dan Murphy; performed by Dan Murphy and the UU Nashua Choir       
    Outreach: Boston Area Campus Ministry Program - Roy Goodman       
    Response: "From You I Receive" #402       
    "Spirit of Life" #123       

GOING DEEPER
    Reflection - Carl Phillips       
    Anthem: Both Sides Now (words & music: Joni Mitchell; arr.: John Coates, Jr.) performed by the UU Nashua Choir       
    Reflection - Rev. Allison Palm       

RETURNING TO SERVICE IN LIFE
    Closing Hymn: "The Leaf Unfurling" #7 (sung to the tune of #103)       
    Benediction - Rev. Allison Palm       
    Song for Parting: "Peace and Joy" by Kathy Grossman       
    Postlude - Jed Holland       

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Recordings from the April 17, 2022 service         
Date recorded: April 17, 2022
This is our Easter service, led by Reverend Allison Palm with support from Ministerial Intern, Caro Barschow.

Gathering the Community
    Prelude - Jed Holland       
    Welcome and Greeting - Rev. Allison Palm       

Centering
    Opening Words & Chalice Lighting by Rev. Gretchen Haley - Charlotte C. & Caro Barschow       
    Opening Hymn - Morning Has Broken       

Sharing in Community
    Wonder Box - Rev. Allison, Charlotte C. & Laurel G.       
    Anthem: The Lullaby of Spring - Anne Smith       
    Outreach Offering: Boston Area Campus Ministry Program - Burns Fisher       
    Response: "From You I Receive"       
    The Easter Story: Part 1 - Rev. Allison & Caro Barschow       
    Singing: "Sing and Rejoice" (traditional)       
    Response: Spirit of Life       

Going Deeper
    The Easter Story: Part 2 - Rev. Allison & Caro Barschow       
    Anthem: "Julian of Norwich" - UU Nashua Choir       
    The Easter Story: Part 3 - Rev. Allison & Caro Barschow       
    Singing: "Sing and Rejoice" (traditional round)       
    Words for Reflection: "We Keep Rising in Love" by Rev. Molly Housh Gordon       

Returning to Service in Life
    Closing Hymn: "Lo, the Day of Days is Here"       
    Benediction - Charlotte C. & Caro Barschow       
    Song for Parting: "Peace and Joy" (Kathy Grossman)       
    Postlude - Jed Holland       

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Recordings from the April 10, 2022 service.         
Date recorded: April 10, 2022
Today's service is "Woven Into a Single Garment of Destiny" The majority of the service was led by UUA President Rev Susan Frederick-Gray and UU Leaders from across the country with prerecorded videos. Unfortunately, we are unable to post this wonderful service.

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Recordings from the April 3, 2022 service         
Date recorded: April 3, 2022
Today's service is "Live Each Day As If It Were the First" and is led by Rev Allison Palm. with support from Music Director Jed Holland, Ministerial Intern Caro Barschow, Bob Coulter, Tess George, Kim Steele, and Jodie Holway.

Gathering the Community
    Prelude - Jed Holland       
    Welcome - Caro Barschow       

Centering
    Opening Words: Awaken to this Gift by Gretchen Haley - Bob Coulter       
    Opening Hymn: Morning Has Broken (words: Eleanor Farjeon, used by perm. of David Higham Assoc., Ltd.; Music: Gaelic melody; harmony: David Evans)       

Sharing in Community
    Outreach Offering: Boston Area Campus Ministry Program - Jodie Holway       
    Wonderbox: Dream Wings, by Raelinda Woad- Tess George       
    Anthem: Suddenly Seymour from Little Shop of Horrors (words: Howard Ashman; music: Alan Menken) - vocals: Brenna Woods & Kathy Grossman       
    Spirit of Life       

Going Deeper
    Words for Reflection: Imaginary Conversation, by: Linda Pastan - 1932 - Bob Coulter       
    Anthem: Aquarius/Let The Sunshine In (music: Galt MacDermot; words: James Rado & Gerome Ragni; arr: Greg Gilpen) - UU Nashua Choir       
    Sermon - Rev Allison Palm       

Returning to Service in Life
    Closing Hymn: Im Gonna Sing, Sing, Sing (traditional )       
    Benediction - Rev Allison       
    Song for Parting - Peace and Joy (by Kathy Grossman)       

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Recordings from the March 27, 2022 service         
Date recorded: March 27, 2022
Renewing What We Share

GATHERING THE COMMUNITY
    Prelude - Jed Holland       
    Welcome - Rev. Allison Palm       
    Opening Words: "Hoping, Trusting for So Many Things" By Katie Kandarian-Morris - Eileen Herring       
    Chalice Lighting - Caro Barschow       
    Opening Hymn: "Simple Faith"       

SHARING IN COMMUNITY
    A Covenant of Interdependence - Caro Barschow       
    Wonderbox - Caro Barschow & Paulie C.       
    Anthem: The Fourth Principle (words & music: Mark David Buckles) - UU Nashua Choir (soloists: Brenna Woods, Anne Smith)       
    "Spirit of Life" #123       
    Outreach: The Donna Purkhiser & Gregory McDevitt Scholarship Fund - Brenna Woods       
    Response: "From You I Receive" #402       

GOING DEEPER
    Peak Moments of Unitarian Universalism - Caro Barschow       
    Anthem: Counting Blue Cars (words: J.R. Richards; music: Scot Alexander, George Pendergast, Rodney Browning, J.R. Richards & Gregory Kolanek) vocals: Sarah Shor       
    Distilling Values - Caro Barschow       

RETURNING TO SERVICE IN LIFE
    Closing Hymn: "The Tide is Rising and So Are We"       
    Benediction       
    Song for Parting: "Peace and Joy" by Kathy Grossman/Postlude - Jed Holland       

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Recordings from the March 20, 2022 service         
Date recorded: March 20, 2022
This service is led by guest minister, Reverend Shayna Appel with support from Worship Associate Emma Rearick. The title of the sermon is "Church v. Country Club; What’s the Difference?".

Gathering the Community
    Prelude - Jed Holland       
    Welcome and Greeting - Emma Rearick       

Centering
    Opening Words - Rev. Shayna Appel       
    Lighting the Chalice - Rev. Shayna Appel       
    Opening Hymn: "Simple Faith" - Virtual Choir       

Sharing in Community
    Response: Spirit of Life       
    Wonder Box: "Be Kind" by Pat Zietlow Miller - Emma & Olympia       
    Anthem: "Good to be Home" from "Let It Shine" (Adam Watts, Andrew Dodd) - Brenna Woods       
    Outreach Offering: The Donna Purkhiser & Gregory McDevitt Scholarship Fund       
    Response: From You I Receive       

Going Deeper
    Words for Reflection - Emma Rearick       
    Anthem: "Love, Come Take Me Home" (Clif Hardin) - UU Nashua Choir       
    Sermon: Church v. Social Club; What's the Difference" - Rev. Shayna Appel       

Returning to Service in Life
    Closing Hymn: "Faith of the Larger Liberty" (Vincent B. Silliman, Bohemian Brethren, Kirchengesang) - Martha Holland       
    Benediction - Rev. Shayna Appel       
    Song for Parting: Peace and Joy (Kathy Grossman)       
    Postlude - Jed Holland       

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Recordings from the March 13, 2022 service.          
Date recorded: March 13, 2022
Today's service is "What does it mean to be church?: Generosity & Commitment”, and is led by the Rev Patrick McLaughlin. Rev Patrick is here visiting from Manchester, NH as part of a 3-way pulpit swap. This week Rev Allison is in Milford, and Milford's minister Rev Shayna Appel is preaching in Manchester. Rev Patrick is assisted today by our ministerial intern Caro Barschow, Music Director Jed Holland, Diane Wolfe, and Pat Ladew.

Gathering the Community
    Prelude - Jed Holland       
    Welcome - Caro Barschow       

Centering
    Opening Words and Chalice Lighting, By Steve Garnaas-Holmes - Pat Ladew       
    Opening Hymn: Simple Faith (words & music:David Tamulevich www.mustardsretreat.com; vocals: UU Nashua Virtual Choir; Piano: Jed Holland)       

Sharing in Community
    Fueling Our Flame - Stewardship Campaign - Jim Bonvouloir & Karen Murray       
    Wonderbox: The Fish and the Loaves, told by Lea Morris - we are not posting this, but please check Lea's website, ThisIsLea.com       
    Outreach Offering: The Donna Purkhiser & Gregory McDevitt Scholarship Fund - Brenna Woods       
    Anthem: Like A Shining Light (words & music: Roger Lentz, vocals: UUCN Choir Jan. 2020)       
    Spirit of Life       

Going Deeper
    Words for Reflection: "The Low Road", by Marge Piercy - Pat        
    Sermon - Rev Patrick McLaughlin       
    Anthem: Man in the Mirror (words & music: Glen Ballard & Siedah Garrett; arr: Ed Lojeski) - soloist Brenna Woods       

Returning to Service in Life
    Closing Hymn: Fire of Commitment (words: Mary Katherine Morn & Jason Shelton; music: Jason Shelton)       
    Benediction: A First Step Faith, by Scott Taylor - Rev Patrick       
    Song for Parting - Peace and Joy (by Kathy Grossman)       
    Postlude - Jed Holland       

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Recordings from the March 6, 2022 service         
Date recorded: March 6, 2022
Today 's service is " A Promise Breaking, Promise Re-making Faith", led by Rev Allison Palm, with support from Music Director Jed Holland, and worship associate Bob Coulter.

Gathering the Community
    Prelude - Jed Holland       
    Welcome - Rev Allison Palm       

Centering
    Opening Words & Chalice Lighting: We covenant with one another & do bind ourselves together, by Michael W. Hennon - Bob Coulter       
    Opening Hymn: Simple Faith (words & music:David Tamulevich www.mustardsretreat.com; vocals: UU Nashua Virtual Choir; Piano: Jed Holland)       

Sharing in Community
    Outreach Offering: The Donna Purkhiser & Gregory McDevitt Scholarship Fund - Cecile Bonvouloir & Chris Clanin, Director of CWG-WWS       
    Wonder Box - Rev Allison, Phinn & Sabrina       
    Anthem: One Voice (words & music: Ruth Moody; piano: Jed Holland; vocals: Kathleen Griffis, Geri Davidson, Kim Steele, and UUCN virtual choir)       
    Fueling Our Flame Testimonial - Jon Lasselle       
    Spirit of Life       

Going Deeper
    Words for Reflection: "A Covenant Invites Relationship", by Lisa Ward - Bob Coulter       
    Anthem: I'll Stand By You (words & music: Chrissie Hynde, Tom Kelly & Billy Steinberg; recording artist: The Pretenders)- soloist Anne Smith       
    Sermon - Rev Allison       

Returning to Service in Life
    Closing Hymn: When Our Heart Is In a Holy Place (words & music: Joyce Poley 1941, 1996 Songstyle Music; keyboard arr: Lorne kellett)        
    Benediction - Rev Allison       
    Song for Parting - Peace and Joy (by Kathy Grossman)       
    Postlude - Jed Holland       

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Recordings from the February 27, 2022 service         
Date recorded: February 27, 2022
"Widening the Circle of Concern" - This service will explore the Widening the Circle of Concern report from our UUA Commission on Institution Change. What do the recommendations of this report mean for our congregation?

GATHERING THE COMMUNITY
    Prelude - Jed Holland       
    Welcome - Rev. Allison Palm       
    Opening Words and Chalice Lighting: "Toward a Place of Wholeness" By Viola Abbitt - Elizabeth Lewis        
    Opening Hymn: "Circle Round for Freedom" #155       

     Vocals: Kathy Grossman, Dan Murphy, Jed Holland, Geri Davidson, Anne Smith, Jon Lasselle 

SHARING IN COMMUNITY
    Fueling Our Flame testimonial - Pat Ladew       
    "Spirit of Life" #123       
    Widening the Circle of Concern - Rev. Allison Palm & Jessica Price       
    Wonderbox: "Finding Your Way" By: Ethelred Brown - Caro Barschow & Simon W.       
    Anthem: "Give a Little Love"       
    Outreach: SNH Fuel Assistance - Roy Goodman       
    Response: "From You I Receive" #402       

GOING DEEPER
    The Campbell Story - Harry Purkhiser       
    Lay Leader of Color Avatar - Jess Woods       
    Anthem: "Bridges" - Vocals & Guitar, Steve Hedges       
    Minister of Color Avatar - Cecile Bonvouloir       
    White Accomplice Avatar - Amanda Banner       
    Where do we go from here? - Rev. Allison Palm       

RETURNING TO SERVICE IN LIFE

    Closing Hymn: "We Would Be One" #318 (no audio) 
    Benediction (written by William G. Sinkford) - Cecile Bonvouloir       
    Song for Parting: "Peace and Joy" by Kathy Grossman/Postlude - Jed Holland       

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Recordings from the February 27, 2022 service         
Date recorded: February 27, 2022
"Widening the Circle of Concern" - This service will explore the Widening the Circle of Concern report from our UUA Commission on Institution Change. What do the recommendations of this report mean for our congregation?

GATHERING THE COMMUNITY
    Prelude - Jed Holland       
    Welcome - Rev. Allison Palm       
    Opening Words and Chalice Lighting: "Toward a Place of Wholeness" By Viola Abbitt - Elizabeth Lewis        
    Opening Hymn: "Circle Round for Freedom" #155       

    Vocals: Kathy Grossman, Dan Murphy, Jed Holland, Geri Davidson, Anne Smith, Jon Lasselle 

SHARING IN COMMUNITY
    Fueling Our Flame testimonial - Pat Ladew       
    "Spirit of Life" #123       
    Widening the Circle of Concern - Rev. Allison Palm & Jessica Price       
    Wonderbox: "Finding Your Way" By: Ethelred Brown - Caro Barschow & Simon W.       
    Anthem: Give a Little Love (words & music: Albert Hammond & Diane Warren; arr: Alan Billingsley)       
    Outreach: SNH Fuel Assistance - Roy Goodman       
    Response: "From You I Receive" #402       

GOING DEEPER
    The Campbell Story - Harry Purkhiser       
    Lay Leader of Color Avatar - Jess Woods       
    Anthem: Bridges (words & music: Bill Staines) - Vocals & Guitar, Steve Hedges       
    Minister of Color Avatar - Cecile Bonvouloir       
    White Accomplice Avatar - Amanda Banner       
    Where do we go from here? - Rev. Allison Palm       

RETURNING TO SERVICE IN LIFE

    Closing Hymn: "We Would Be One" #318 (no audio) 
    Benediction (written by William G. Sinkford) - Cecile Bonvouloir       
    Song for Parting: "Peace and Joy" by Kathy Grossman/Postlude - Jed Holland       

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Recordings from the February 20, 2022 service.         
Date recorded: February 20, 2022
This service, led by Reverend Allison Palm with support from Ministerial Intern, Caro Barschow, and Worship Associate, Diane Wolfe, explores the role of pastoral care in our congregation and our faith. The church's Pastoral Care Associates offer their perspectives on the purpose, the process, and the value of pastoral care and explore the question, "How do we understand the congregation as a source of support and care?"

Gathering the Community
    Prelude - Jed Holland       
    Welcome and Greeting - Rev. Allison Palm       

Centering
    Opening Words & Chalice Lighting: "Into the Circle" by Rev. Dr. David Breeden - Diane Wolfe       
    Opening Hymn: "Circle Round for Freedom"       

Sharing in Community
    Outreach Offering: SNH Fuel Assistance       
    Response: From You I Receive       
    Wonder Box: "The Rabbit LIstened" by Cori Doerrfeld - Kathy Fletcher and the Curran Family       
    Anthem: You Are Loved (Jason Shelton) - UUCN Virtual Choir       
    Fueling Our Flame Testimonial - Amanda Banner       
    Response: Spirit of Life       

Going Deeper
    Words for Reflection: "In Sweet Company" by Margaret Wolff - Kim Steele       
    Anthem: Safe in My Hands (Eli Lieb) - Lindsey Hedrick       
    Reflections on Pastoral Care - Rev. Allison & the Pastoral Care Associates       

Returning to Service in LIfe
    Closing Hymn: "I Know I Can" (Dennis Hamilton, Jeannie Gagne, Mark Freundt, Jed Holland)       
    Benediction - Moe Daniels       
    Song for Parting: "Peace & Joy" (Kathy Grossman)       
    Postlude - Jed Holland       

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Recordings from the February 13, 2022 service.         
Date recorded: February 13, 2022
Today's service is "Fueling Our Flame", led by the Stewardship Team and Rev Allison Palm, with support from Music Director Jed Holland, ministerial intern Caro Barschow, Eileen Herring, and Brenna Woods. It takes a wide circle of support to keep our congregation. Join us to reflect on our gifts and the way we use them to fuel the flame of our congregation.

Gathering the Community
    Prelude - Jed Holland       
    Welcome - Caro Barschow       

Centering
    Opening Words & Chalice Lighting - A Communion of Heart and Soul By Bruce Southworth - Eileen Herring       
    Opening Hymn: Circle Round For Freedom (words & music: Linda Hirschhorn; vocals: Kathy Grossman, Dan Murphy, Jed Holland, Geri Davidson, Anne Smith, Jon Lasselle)       

Sharing in Community
    Fueling Our Flame - Stewardship Campaign - Jim Bonvouloir       
    Wonder Box: Building Our Church By: Kathy Smith; Adapted by: Jennifer Innis & Allison Palm - Rev Allison Palm and Laurel G       
    Outreach Offering: SNH Fuel Assistance - Brenna Woods       
    Anthem: Draw the Circle Wide (words: Gordon Light,; music: Mark Miller, vocals: UU Nashua Virtual Choir)       
    Spirit of Life       

Going Deeper
    Words for Reflection When Giving Is All We Have By: Alberto Ros - Eileen Herring       
    Anthem: Everybody In (words & music: Peter Mayer) Soloist: Dan Murphy       
    Sermon - Rev Allison Palm       

Returning to Service in Life
    Closing Hymn: Where You Go (words & music: Shoshana Jedwab)       
    Benediction - Caro Barschow       
    Song for Parting - Peace and Joy (by Kathy Grossman)       

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Recordings from the February 6, 2022 service.         
Date recorded: February 6, 2022
Today's service is "What Now? And What's Next?", led by our guest worship leader Matt Meyer, with support from Music Director Jed Holland, Bob Coulter, and Jodi Holway. When our plans are continually rethought, our calendars are revised, our schedules revisited, perhaps what we need are better questions for the future, instead of reaching for concrete answers. When things are changing quickly and the future is hard to predict, perhaps we can look to each other when we can’t always look ahead.

Gathering the Community
    Prelude - Matt Meyer       
    Welcome - Bob Coulter       

Centering
    Opening Words and Chalice Lighting - Matt Meyer and Bob Coulter       
    Opening Hymn: Circle Round For Freedom (words & music: Linda Hirschhorn; vocals: Kathy Grossman, Dan Murphy, Jed Holland, Geri Davidson, Anne Smith, Jon Lasselle)       

Sharing in Community
    Spirit of Life        
    Wonderbox - Matt       
    Anthem: The River (words & music: Coco Love Alcorn; Arr: Coco Love Alcorn & Connor Walsh; Vocals: Anne Smith, Brenna Woods, Dan Murphy, Steve Hedges, Lindsey Hedrick, Kathy Grossman)       
    Outreach Offering: SNH Fuel Assistance - Jodi Holway & Fatima Masic, Southern NH Services Energy/Crisis Coordinator       

Going Deeper
    Reflection: There are Always Other Questions by: Bayo Akomolafe - Matt Meyer       
    Anthem: Woyaya (words & music:Loughty Amoa,Solomon Amarfio,Robert M. Bailer,Roy Bedeau,Francis T. Osei,Whendell K. Richardson,&M Ronroh,1993 Chappell & Co;transcr: Ysaye M. Barnwell;arr Jeannie Gagn       
    Sermon: What Now? And What Next? - Matt Meyer       

Returning to Service in Life
    Closing Hymn: Keep on Moving Forward (words & music: Emmas Revolution) - Matt Meyer       
    Benediction - Bob Coulter       
    Song for Parting - Peace and Joy (by Kathy Grossman)       
    Postlude - Matt Meyer       

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Recordings from the January 30, 2022 service.         
Date recorded: January 30, 2022
Today's service is Reproductive Justice Sunday. It is led by Rev Allison Palm, with support from Music Director Jed Holland, ministerial intern Caro Barschow, Moe Daniels, and Lindsey Sylvester. Several of the videos were provided by the UUA. In commemoration of the anniversary of Roe v. Wade and the ongoing fight for reproductive health, rights, and justice, we will join UU congregations across the country for a Sunday of solidarity, support, and reflection. If you would like to look at sexuality resources for families, click here: https://uunashua.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/Sexuality-Resources-for-Families.pdf We apologize for the unexpected background radio music due to technical difficulties. Check out the contemplative music "All This Joy", the thoughtful song "Kids Only Matter When They're Not Born Yet" and the wonderful upbeat hymn "My Roots Go Down".

Gathering the Community
    Prelude - Jed Holland       
    Welcome - Rev Allison Palm       

Centering
    Opening Words & Chalice Lighting - Rev Dr Debra W Haffner & Caro Barschow       
    Opening Hymn: Just As Long As I Have Breath (Lyrics by Alicia S. Carpenter, c. 1981; used with permission of The Estate of Alicia Carpenter"; Music: Johann Ebeling       

    Recorded in Sanctuary New Years Day 2017; (Additional Voices added for 2022: Suellen Davidson, Geri Davidson, Martha & Jed Holland, Dan Murphy, Kathy Grossman & Anne Smith) 

Sharing in Community
    Outreach Offering: The PONY League - Lindsey Sylvester       
    Wonder Box - Caro Barshcow and Holmes Family       
    Spirit of Life       

Going Deeper
    Words for Reflection: Our Faith Teaches Us To Trust - Celia Barbieri       
    Anthem: Kids Only Matter When Theyre Not Born Yet (written by: Emerson Brophy; performed by: Celia Barbier       
    Words for Reflection: No More Shame: An Abortion Story" - Julie Laut       
    Anthem: All This Joy (words & music: John Denver. soloist Kathy Grossman; Piano: Jed Holland)       
    Homily - Rev Allison Palm       

Returning to Service in Life
    Closing Hymn: My Roots Go Down (Written: Sarah Pirtle; performance: Children's Music Leader Kara Shobe and Rev. Christopher Lamb (Foothills Unitarian Church, Fort Collins, CO))       
    Benediction - Rev Allison       
    Song for Parting - Peace and Joy (by Kathy Grossman)       

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Recordings from the January 23, 2022 service         
Date recorded: January 23, 2022
"Living in to our Principles"- What are the key ideas or principles that we go back to that help us to live with intention? We’ll hear from UU Nashua member Bob Keating about one of his touchstones and consider what it is that helps guide our lives.

GATHERING THE COMMUNITY
    Prelude - Jed Holland       
    Welcome and Greeting - Caro Barschow       

CENTERING
    Chalice Lighting - Pat Ladew & Caro Barschow       
    Opening Hymn - "Just As Long As I Have Breath" #6 (Lyrics by Alicia S. Carpenter, c. 1981; used with permission of The Estate of Alicia Carpenter"; Music: Johann Ebeling)       

SHARING IN COMMUNITY
    Outreach Offering: The PONY League - Lindsey Sylvester & Cecile Bonvouloir       
    From You I Receive #402       
    Wonderbox - Pat Ladew & Curran Family (Leah Morris audio omitted. for more information about Leah, visit her website https://www.thisislea.com/       
    Spirit of Life #123       

GOING DEEPER
    Words for Reflection - Pat Ladew       
    Anthem: "Be the Light" (Leah Morris audio omitted. For more information about Leah, visit her website https://www.thisislea.com/      
    Reflection - Bob Keating       
    Anthem: "Today Im Gonna Try and Change the World" (words & music: Johnny Reid & Brent Maher) - performed by Dan Murphy       
    Reflection - Rev. Allison Palm       

RETURNING TO SERVICE IN LIFE
    Closing Hymn - Fire of Commitment #1028 performed by Brenna Woods       
    Benediction - Rev. Allison Palm       
    Song for Parting - "Peace and Joy" by Kathy Grossman        
    Postlude - Jed Holland       

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Recordings from the January 16, 2022 service         
Date recorded: January 16, 2022
In this service, led by Reverend Allison Palm and our Director of Faith Formation, Sadie Kahn-Greene, we honor Martin Luther King Jr. Sunday by exploring how we turn our good intentions into action for a better world. At the end of this service, we say goodbye for now to Sadie as she heads off on a four month sabbatical!

Gathering the Community
    Prelude - Jed Holland       
    Welcome and Greeting - Rev. Allison Palm       

Centering
    Opening Words & Chalice Lighting - Bob Coulter & Sadie Kahn Greene       
    Opening Hymn - "Just As Long As I Have Breath" Lyrics by Alicia S. Carpenter, c. 1981; used with permission of The Estate of Alicia Carpenter; Music: Johann Ebeling;       

    (Recorded in Sanctuary New Years Day 2017; Additional Voices added for 2022: Suellen Davidson, Geri Davidson, Martha & Jed Holland, Dan Murphy, Kathy Grossman & Anne Smith) 

Sharing in Community
    Wonder Box Intro - Sadie Kahn-Greene & Friends       
    Anthem: Starfish Song, by Loren Eiseley - Dana Hedrick       
    Wonder Box: The Opening - Sadie Kahn Greene       
    Reflection - Rev. Allison Palm       
    Outreach Offering: The Asylum Seeker Sponsorship Program       
    Response: From You I Receive       
    Response: Spirit of Life       

Going Deeper
    Story: "Desmond Gets Free" (Matt Meyer, Khim Fam)       
    Anthem: Shed a Little LIght (by James Taylor, Greg Jasperse) - Sarah Shor       
    Reflection - Rev. Allison Palm       

Returning to Service in LIfe
    Closing Hymn: Let the LIfe I Lead Speak for Me (Sullivan Pugh)       
    Saying Farewell for now to DFF Sadie Kahn-Greene       
    Benediction - Sadie Kahn-Greene       
    Song for Parting: "Peace and Joy" (Kathy Grossman)       

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recordings from the January 9, 2022 service         
Date recorded: January 9, 2022
Today's service is "Living Deliberately", led by Rev Allison Palm, and supported by Ministerial Intern Caro Barschow, Music Director Jed Holland, Faith Formation Director Sadie Kahn-Greene, Andy Capen, and Moe Daniels. Sometimes taking time away from our everyday life can help us to reset and find new perspective. This service will explore the value of intentional time away and what this will look like for our upcoming staff sabbaticals.

Gathering the Community
    Prelude - Jed Holland       
    Welcome - Rev Allison Palm       

Centering
    Opening Words & Chalice Lighting - Charlotte Cardone & Caro Barschow       
    Opening Hymn: Just As Long As I Have Breath (Lyrics by Alicia S. Carpenter, c. 1981; used with permission of The Estate of Alicia Carpenter"; Music: Johann Ebeling; Recorded in Sanctuary 1/2017       

    (Additional Voices added for 2022: Suellen Davidson, Geri Davidson, Martha & Jed Holland, Dan Murphy, Kathy Grossman & Anne Smith ) 

Sharing in Community
    Wonderbox - Sadie Kahn-Greene & Phillips Family       
    Anthem: Oceans and Stars (Words & Music: Amy Bernon; Performance: UU Nashua Choir 2019)       
    Outreach Offering: The Asylum Seeker Sponsorship Program - Andy Capen       
    Spirit of Life       

Going Deeper
    Words for Reflection - Caro & Charlotte       
    Anthem: Breakaway (words & music: Matthew Gerrard, Avril Lavigne, & Bridget Beneate; recording artist: Kelly Clarkson; Performance: Anne Smith)       
    Sermon - Rev Allison Palm       

Returning to Service in Life
    Closing Hymn: Find a Stillness (Words: Carl G. Seaburg 1922-1998, based on a Unitarian Transylvanian text, UUA 1992; Music: Transylvanian hymn tune; Harmony: Larry Phillips 1948- , UUA 1992)       
    Benediction - Rev Allison       
    Song for Parting - Peace and Joy (by Kathy Grossman)       

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Recordings from the January 2, 2022 service         
Date recorded: January 2, 2022
Today's service is "Putting Down Intentions", led by Worship Associates Robin Trudel, Charlotte Cardone, and Emma Rearick, with support from Music Director Jed Holland, and Director of Faith Formation Sadie Kahn-Greene.

Gathering the Community
    Prelude - Jed Holland       
    Welcome and Greeting - Robin Trudel       

Centering
    Opening Words & Chalice Lighting - Charlotte Cardone and Robin       
    Hymn: Just As Long As I Have Breath(Lyrics by Alicia S. Carpenter,c. 1981; used with permission of The Estate of Alicia Carpenter; Music: Johann Ebeling; Recorded in Sanctuary New Years 2017.       

    (Additional Voices added for 2022: Suellen Davidson, Geri Davidson, Martha & Jed Holland, Dan Murphy, Kathy Grossman & Anne Smith ) 

Sharing in Community
    Outreach Offering: The Asylum Seeker Sponsorship Program - Cecile Bonvouloir & Doreen Rinas       
    Wonderbox - Sadie Kahn-Greene & Laurel       
    Spirit of Life       

Going Deeper
    Anthem: Take Time (Music by: Ann MacDonald Diers; Performed by: Anne Smith, Dan Murphy, Kathy Grossman, Lindsey Hedrick, Sarah Shor, Steve Hedges & Suellen Davidson)       
    Sermon - Emma Rearick, Charlotte, and Robin       

Returning to Service in Life

    Closing Hymn: What Will You Make, by Lea Morris - We are not posting this song, but please go to hear her music at ThisIsLea.com 
    Benediction - Emma       
    Song for Parting: Peace and Joy (by Kathy Grossman)       
    Postlude - Jed Holland       

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Recordings from the December 26, 2021 Service         
Date recorded: December 26, 2021
"Coziness" - When do you feel cozy? Let’s reflect on this quality of being and how it can restore us and open us to the joy and sorrow of life. A Zoom-only worship service – wear your slippers, bring your blanket and fill up your favorite mug with something warm and yummy.

GATHERING THE COMMUNITY
    Prelude - Jed Holland       
    Welcome - Caro Barschow       

CENTERING
    Opening Words - Andy Capen & Caro Barschow       
    Opening Hymn - "It's a Brand New Day" by Kathy Grossman, arranged by Jed Holland       

SHARING IN COMMUNITY
    Reading: "Small Graces" by Kent Neburn - Andy Capen       
    Wonderbox: Story "Owl at Home" by Arnold Lobel - Caro Barschow & The Holmes Family       
    Anthem: "Hold Me, Rock Me" (Music by: Brian Tate (lyrics based on lyrics from traditional spirituals) - the Holland Family       
    Outreach - Brenna Woods       
    From You I Receive #402       
    Spirit of Life #123       

GOING DEEPER
    Meditation - Caro Barschow       
    Anthem: "When Christmas Brings More Pain Than Joy" (Amanda Udis-Kessler) - performed by Ken Janzen       
    Sermon - Caro Barschow       
    Anthem: "What a Wonderful World" (Words & Music: Bob Thiele and George David Weiss) - performed by Steve Hedges       

RETURNING TO SERVICE IN LIFE
    Closing Words - Caro Barschow       
    Closing Hymn: "Common Thread" (Words & Music: Pat Humphries) - performed by Dana Jutras and Jess Woods       
    Benediction - Andy Capen       
    Song for Parting: "Peace and Joy" by Kathy Grossman       

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Recordings from the 5:30 Christmas Eve Service, 2021         
Date recorded: December 24, 2021
This service is our Family Christmas Eve service, led by Rev Allison Palm, with support from Sadie Kahn-Greene, Caro Barschow, Jed Holland, Carl Phillips, and friends.

Gathering the Community
    Prelude - Jed Holland       
    Welcome - Rev Allison Palm       

Centering
    Opening Words & Chalice Lighting - Carl Phillips       
    Carol: O Come, All Ye Faithful (Author (Attributed to): John Francis Wade; Translator: Frederick Oakeley (1841;alt); Arr: Adam Podd; Performance: Brandon Hornsby-Selvin)       

Sharing in Community
    The Christmas Story Part 1 - Rev. Allison Palm, Sadie Kahn-Greene, Caro Barschow & Friends       
    Carol: Away in the Manger (verse 1&2 anonymous, verse 3 John T. McFarland; music James R. Murray (tune "Mueller"); arranged by Larry Harris) - sung by UUCN Virtual Christmas Choir       
    The Christmas Story Part 2 - Rev. Allison Palm, Sadie Kahn-Greene & Friends       
    Carol: Do you Hear What I Hear (words and music by Noel Regney and Gloria Shayne, arranged by Harry Simeone) - Sung by Virtual UUCN Christmas Choir       
    The Christmas Story Part 3 - Rev. Allison Palm, Caro Barschow, Sadie Kahn-Greene & Friends       
    Outreach Offering: NSKS Capital Campaign - Caro Barschow       
    Offertory: Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas (words and music by Hugh Martin and Ralph Blane) - Soloist Brenna Woods       

Going Deeper
    Passing the Light - Rev Allison       
    Hymns: Dona Nobis Pacem and Silent Night (Silent Night Author: Joseph Mohr; Translator (Sts. 1,3); J. Freeman Young; Translator (sts. 2): Anonymous; Tune: Stille Nacht) (Dona Nobis Pacem: Tradit       

Returning to Service in Life
    Carrying the Light into the World - Rev Allison, Sadie, Caro       
    Postlude: Joy to the World - Jed Holland       

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Recordings from the 7:15 Christmas Eve service, December 24, 2021         
Date recorded: December 24, 2021
This is our middle Christmas Eve service, of Lessons and Carols, led by Rev Allison Palm, with support from Caro Barschow, Jed Holland, Vengerflutta Smith, and Andy Capen.

Gathering the Community
    Prelude - Jed Holland       
    Welcome - Rev Allison Palm       

Centering
    Opening Words & Chalice Lighting - Caro Barschow       
    Carol: O Come, All Ye Faithful (Author (Attributed to): John Francis Wade; Translator: Frederick Oakeley (1841;alt); Arr: Adam Podd; Performance: Brandon Hornsby-Selvin)       

Sharing in Community
    Lesson: A Blessing of Love and Wonder By Lynn Gardner - Rev Allison       
    Carol: Away in a Manger (verse 1&2: anonymous, verse 3: John T. McFarland; Music: James R. Murray (tune: "Mueller"); arranged by Larry Harris) - UUCN Virtual Christmas Choir       
    Lesson: It doesnt seem like much By Theresa Ninan Soto - Vengerflutta Smith       
    Carol: Do You Hear What I Hear (Words & Music: Noel Regney & Gloria Shayne; Arranged: Harry Simeone) - UUCN Virtual Christmas Choir       
    Outreach Offering: NSKS Capital Campaign - Caro Barschow       
    Offertory: Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas (words and music by Hugh Martin and Ralph Blane) - Soloist Brenna Woods       

Going Deeper
    Lesson: Fear Not by Lynn Ungar - Andy Capen       
    Passing the Light - Rev Allison       
    Hymns: Dona Nobis Pacem & Silent Night (Silent Night: Author: Joseph Mohr; Translator (Sts. 1,3); J. Freeman Young; Translator (sts. 2): Anon; Tune: Stille Nacht) (Dona Nobis Pacem: Traditional)       

Returning to Service in Life
    Carrying the Light Out into the World - Rev Allison and Caro       
    Prelude: Joy to the World - Jed Holland       

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Recordings from the 9 pm Christmas Eve service, 2021         
Date recorded: December 24, 2021
This is our 9 pm Lessons and Carols Christmas Eve service, led by Rev Allison Palm, with support from Caro Barschow, Jed Holland, Robin Trudel, and Emma Rearick.

Gathering the Community
    Prelude - Jed Holland       
    Welcome and Greeting - Rev Allison Palm       

Centering
    Opening Words & Chalice Lighting - Caro Barschow       
    Carol: O Come, All Ye Faithful (Author (Attributed to): John Francis Wade; Translator: Frederick Oakeley (1841;alt); Arr: Adam Podd; Performance: Brandon Hornsby-Selvin)       

Sharing in Community
    Lesson: A Blessing of Love and Wonder By Lynn Gardner - Rev Allison       
    Carol: Away in the Manger (verse 1&2: anonymous, verse 3: John T. McFarland; Music: James R. Murray (tune: "Mueller"); arranged by Larry Harris) - UUCN Virtual Christmas Choir       
    Lesson: It doesnt Seem Like Much by Theresa Ninan Soto - Robin Trudel       
    Carol: Do You Hear What I Hear (words and music by Noel Regney and Gloria Shayne; arranged by Harry Simeone) - UUCN Virtual Christmas Choir       
    Outreach Offering: NSKS Capital Campaign - Caro Barschow       
    Offertory: Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas (words and music by Hugh Martin and Ralph Blane) - Soloist Brenna Woods       

Going Deeper
    Lesson: Fear Not by Lynn Ungar - Emma Rearick       
    Passing the Light - Rev Allison       
    Hymns: Dona Nobis Pacem and Silent Night (Silent Night Author: Joseph Mohr; Transl (Sts. 1,3); J. Freeman Young; Transl (sts. 2): Anon; Tune: Stille Nacht) (Dona Nobis Pacem: Traditional Canon)       

Returning to Service in Life
    Carrying the Light Out into the World - Rev Allison and Caro       
    Postlude: Joy to the World - Jed Holland       

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Recordings from the December 19, 2021 service         
Date recorded: December 19, 2021
Through story and song, we celebrate and honor the solstice with a modern solstice tale by Rev. Erica Baron. This service is led by Director of Faith Formation, Sadie Kahn-Greene and our minister, the Reverend Allison Palm. Also contributing their talents are Laurel, Abigail, Anna, Cooper, Jayden, Charlotte, Phinn, and Sabrina.

Gathering the Community
    Prelude - Jed Holland       
    Welcome and Greeting - Rev. Allison Palm       

Centering
    Opening Words & Chalice Lighting - Rev. Allison Palm and Laurel       
    Opening Hymn - "It's a Brand New Day" (Kathy Grossman, arr. Jed Holland)       

Sharing in Community
    Outreach Offering: Nashua Soup Kitchen & Shelter's Capital Campaign       
    Response: From You I Receive       
    Solstice Story: Light in the Beginning (Erica Baron), Part 1 - Abigail & Anna, Narrators       
    Anthem: "Dark of Winter" (Shelly Jackson Denham) - Cooper & Charlotte       
    Solstice Story: Light in the Beginning (Erica Baron), Part 2 - Cooper & Charlotte, Narrators       
    Hymn: "This Little Light of Mine" (African American Spiritual) - Phinn, Sabrina, Cooper & Jaydan       
    Solstice Story: Light in the Beginning (Erica Baron), Part 3 - Phinn, Narrator       
    Anthem: "Honor the Dark" - Lea Morris       
    Response: "Spirit of Life"       

Going Deeper
    Treasure Hunt for Opening to Joy - Sadie Kahn-Greene       

Returning to Service in Life
    Closing Hymn: "Deck the Halls" (John Jones & Thomas Oliphant) - UU Nashua Christmas Eve Choir 2010       
    Benediction - Sadie Kahn-Greene       
    Song for Parting: Peace and Joy (Kathy Grossman)       

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Recordings from the December 12, 2021 service.         
Date recorded: December 12, 2021
Today's service is "Finding Your Joy" and is led by Rev Allison Palm, with support from Vengerflutta Smith, Sadie Kahn-Greene, Caro Barschow, and Music Director Jed Holland. Today is the first Sunday that we opened back up to a limited number of congregation members, as well as members on Zoom. There's some wonderful music, a great wonder box story, and a great sermon!

Gathering the Community
    Prelude - Jed Holland       
    Welcome & Greeting - Rev Allison Palm       

Centering
    Opening Words & Chalice Lighting - Vengerflutta Smith       
    Opening Hymn: Its a Brand New Day (Written By: Kathy Grossman, Arranged By: Jed Holland) - performed by members of our online choir, and stop-motion work by Sadie Kahn-Greene        

Sharing in Community
    Wonder Box - Sadie Kahn-Greene, Story: "Saturday" by One Mora       
    Outreach Offering: Nashua Soup Kitchen & Shelters Capital Campaign - Roy Goodman       

    Anthem: Joy is Free (Written and Performed: Lea Morris) - We are unable to post this song, but please check out Lea's website https://www.thisislea.com/ 
    Spirit of Life       

Going Deeper
    Words for Reflection - Vengerflutta Smith       
    Anthem: Big Love, Small Moments (Written By: Cason Cooley, Dave Heller, Jennifer Heller; Recording Artist: JJ Heller; Performed By: Brenna Woods)       
    Sermon - Rev Allison Palm       

Returning to Service in Life
    Closing Hymn: Ive Got Peace Like a River (Music & Words Marvin V. Frey & Anonymous)       
    Benediction - Caro Barschow       
    Song for Parting - Peace and Joy (by Kathy Grossman)       
    Postlude - Jed Holland       

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Recordings from the December 5, 2021 service.         
Date recorded: December 5, 2021
Today's service is "What is Joy?" and is led by Rev Allison Palm, with support from Pat Ladew, ministerial intern Caro Barschow, and Music Director Jed Holland. This service is full of wonderful music, a wonderful sermon by Rev Allison, and an interview with the composer of our closing song "Peace and Joy".

Gathering the Community
    Prelude - Jed Holland       
    Welcome & Greeting - Rev Allison Palm       

Centering
    Opening Words & Chalice Lighting - Pat Ladew & Caro Barschow       
    Opening Hymn: Its a Brand New Day (Written By: Kathy Grossman, Arranged By: Jed Holland) -        

Sharing in Community
    Chanukah Blessings - Rev. Joanna Lubkin       
    Wonder Box - Charlotte Cardone, Kathy Grossman, & Caro Barschow       
    Outreach Offering: Nashua Soup Kitchen & Shelter - Cecile Bonvouloir       
    Anthem: A Brand New Day (Everybody Rejoice) (from "The Wiz", Words and Music By: Luther Vandross, Performed By: Anne Smith, Kathy Grossman & Brenna Woods)       

Going Deeper
    Spirit of Life       
    Words for Reflection - Pat Ladew       
    Anthem: Secret O Life (Words & Music By: James Taylor, Performed By: Steve Hedges)       
    Sermon - Rev Allison Palm       

Returning to Service in Life
    Closing Hymn: How Can I Keep From Singing (Music & Words By: Robert Wadsworth Lowry, Performance Led By: Suellen Davidson)       
    Farewell and Welcome Back       
    Benediction - Rev Allison       
    Song for Parting - Peace and Joy (by Kathy Grossman)       
    Postlude - Jed Holland       

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Recordings from the November 28, 2021 Service         
Date recorded: November 28, 2021
"Florence Nightingale Had it Worse" - We explore the challenges of dealing with today’s epidemic, as well as broader social challenges, in the context of Unitarian Florence Nightingale’s experiences and frustrations.

GATHERING THE COMMUNITY
    Prelude - Jed Holland       
    Welcome and Greeting - Carl Phillips       

CENTERING
    Opening Words - Eileen Herring & Sadie Kahn-Greene       
    Opening Hymn - "Forward Through The Ages" (Words: Frederick Lucian Hosmer, Music: Arthur Seymour Sullivan)       

SHARING IN COMMUNITY
    Outreach - Jodie Holway       
    From You I Receive - #402       
    Story: "A Picture Book of Florence Nightingale" (Written by: David A. Adler, Illustrated by: John and Alexandra Wallner) - Eileen Herring       
    Wonderbox - Carl, Phinn, and Sabrina Phillips       
    We'll Build a Land - #121       
    Spirit of Life #123       

GOING DEEPER
    Anthem: "Like Molly Brown" (Music & Words by: Carrie Newcomer) - sung by Kathy Grossman       
    Homily - Carl Phillips       

RETURNING TO SERVICE IN LIFE
    "Today I'm Gonna Try and Change the World" (Music & Words By: Johnny Reid & Brent Maher) - sung by Dan Murphy and UUN Virtual Choir       
    Benediction - Eileen Herring & Sadie Kahn-Greene       
    Song for Parting "Peace and Joy" by Kathy Grossman       
    Postlude - Jed Holland       

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