May 9th Sunday Service

“Imagining Our Role as Global Citizens via the Refugee Mother”
Service Leader: Helmut Kuhn
Speakers: Rev. Fulgence Ndagijimana (video) & Carolle Séguin
Zoom Coordinator: Sarah Baxter

Welcome Helmut Kuhn and Carolle Séguin
Opening Bell & Announcements Helmut Kuhn
A Virtual Offering Plate “Why do I give? I give to remind myself of who I am.” Please note: Offerings can be made by both eTransfer (to treasurer@uufo.org ) and cheque (mailed to UUFO at: 400 McArthur Ave., Ottawa, K1K 1G8) while we continue to maintain our building and staff.
Land Acknowledgement Helmut Kuhn and Carolle Séguin
Chalice Lighting and Opening Words Helmut Kuhn
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Joys and Sorrows We shared our personal Joys and Sorrows in small groups in Zoom breakout rooms.

Reflection: “On Mother’s Day at UUFO” Helmut Kuhn
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Music: “Let Justice Roll” Written by Bob Carty and played by Fallen Angles, Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Ottawa.
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Poem: “I am a Refugee” by Ifrah Mansour
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Reflection: “Announcing the UUFO Refugee Support Fund” Carolle Séguin
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Music: “Imagine” performed by Michel Boudreau
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Introduction of Speaker Helmut Kuhn
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Talk:“Imagining Our Role as Global Citizens via the Refugee Mother” Rev. Fulgence Ndagijamana
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Thanking the speaker & Introducing the Music Helmut Kuhn
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Music: “De Colores” performed by José-Luis Orozo
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Closing Words and Entrusting the Flame Helmut Kuhn
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Postlude: “This Is My Song (Finlandia)” performed by Indigo Girls
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We thank our production crew for all their support.