December 20th Sunday Service

Solstice d’Hiver/Winter Solstice

Service Leaders and Speakers: Lucie-Marie Castonguay-Bower, Carolle Séguin, Suzanne Desmarais, Marie-Claire D, Fran Mowbray, Nick Lepan, Andrea Young, Claire Heistek

Musical Performers: Claire Heistek, Fran Mowbray, Nick Lepan, Pat Lucey

Zoom Coordinator: Allison Armstrong

Welcome/Bienvenue Carolle Séguin, Suzanne Desmarais
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Chanson / Song: “Solstice Carole” by The Wyrd Sisters
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Introduction aux quatre directions / Invocation of four directions
Carolle Séguin, Suzanne Desmarais
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Video: “Les quatre directions” Marie-Claire D, Fran Mowbray, Nick Lepan
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Esprit de mère terre Lucie-Marie Castonguay, Andrea Young
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Allumer la flamme / Lighting the Chalice Lucie-Marie Castonguay, Claire Heistek
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Chanson/Song: “Rise Up O Flame” Claire Heistek (flûte à bec)
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Sharing Time: Participants in our Zoom gathering created a Circle of Light by sharing their candlelightings on Gallery View, and shared their feelings of gratitude with one another.

Hymn of Light / Hymne à la lumière: “Gathered Here” Fran Mowbray and Nick LePan
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Closing Words / Mots de clôture Carolle Séguin, Suzanne Desmarais
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Chanson / Song: Minuit Chrétien (O Holy Night)” Fran Mowbray
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Extinguishing the Flame / Éteindre la flamme Lucie-Marie Castonguay, Claire Heistek
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Chant de la fin / Postlude: “Silent Night / O, nuit de paix / Noche de paz” Pat Lucey
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Celebration Fran Mowbray (host and moderator)

We thank Team 5 for handling setup in the Sanctuary today, as well as our production crew for all their support. Nous remercions l’équipe 5 pour la gestion de l’installation dans le Sanctuaire ce soir, ainsi que notre équipe de production pour tout leur soutien.