Fire Cleanses (Burning Bowl)

Opening Words: “A Place of Belonging and Caring” by

Kimberlee Anne Carlson

Lighting the Chalice: “Out of the Flames” by Sara Eileen LaWall

Opening Hymn:  #347 Gather the Spirit

Mission Statement:  We gather as an inclusive community to inspire spiritual growth, compassionate living, and joyful service. (On the Wall)

Ritual of Joys and Sorrows

Hymn:  #55 Dark of Winter

Message: “Burning Bowl Ceremony” by Deanna Lack, CLM 


Hymn: #350 The Ceaseless Flow of Endless Time

Extinguishing the Chalice:  #456 Unison: “We extinguish this flame but not the light of truth, the warmth of community, or the fire of commitment.  These we carry in our hearts until we are together again.”

Benediction: “The Promise and the Practice” by Rebekah Savage

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