LITURGIES

Ritual – Ice Melting

Ritual – Ice Melting

Ritual done in James Chapel at Union Theological Seminary, September 10, 2019     Ritual Outine   Gathering Song: Led by Katie (with hand drum or djembe, and acapella)  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OlEvF7SyEEg   The Earth is our Mother, we must take care of her // Hey yunga ho yunga, hey yung yung //   The Ice is our Brother, we must take care of him // Hey yunga ho yunga, hey yung yung //   – Welcome and intro to ice melting   Introduction   Climate Change you say and I reply: No, I am afraid not. Not Climate Change anymore. Climate collapse instead.  …

Spiegel im Spiegel – Mirrors in the Mirrors

Spiegel im Spiegel – Mirrors in the Mirrors

CW 325 – Creating Rituals in Community: Tuesdays in Chapel The Work of Mourning The Earth Union Theological Seminary in New York City Fall 2019 – Tuesdays 10 am to 12:50 pm ROOM 307 + James Chapel  – NOON Instructor: Dr. Cláudio Carvalhaes  September 3, 2019 – Arvo Pärt- Spiegel im Spiegel Participation of musicians Katie Reimer and Yuri Namkung Welcome – Sandra Montes   Beginning – Katie Reimer and Yuri Namkung play Spiegel im Spiegel   Text – Mirrors in the mirrors – By Cláudio Carvalhaes   This fantastic song composed by Arvo Pärt – Spiegel im Spiegel and…

Prayers and Psalms from/for the Latinxs Community

Prayers and Psalms from/for the Latinxs Community

Prayers and Psalms from/for the Latinxs Community Hispanic Summer Program 2019   * These Psalms were written by students and teachers participating at the Hispanic Summer Program 2019. We were praying for communities assaulted by ICE’s raids.       One thing I asked of the Lord, to keep me alive to make it to the U.S. To be able to do work and provide for my family so that they do not die of hunger. Then when my time is done here on earth I will seek to live in the house of the lord”   “Psalm 27: 1-4…

Worship Service in Solidarity With Unaccompanied Minors Crossing the Borders

Worship Service in Solidarity With Unaccompanied Minors Crossing the Borders

Worship Service in Solidarity With Unaccompanied Minors Crossing the Borders Worship based on a news report at New York Times, 08/26/2012 and using songs of Mercedes Sosa    * Since this is not supposed to be a full liturgy nor it gives all the info about this theme, it invites you to investigate, add, change and/or move anything you and your community see necessary.     Prelude: Kyrie, Misa Criola by Mercedes Sosa http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PnoXXtr8OYA   Call to worship One: Brothers and Sisters, today we are called to respond to God’s love by responding to the hurts and pains of ninos/children…