2015-05-31 Encountering Sam Harris’ “Waking Up”

Celebrant – Mary Cunningham
Spark – Kris Cervantes
Music – Jane Kittner & the UUWaco Choir
Speaker – Special Guest Brian J. Gates

Welcoming Words – 00:10

Chalice Lighting – 2:38

Opening Hymn: Meditation on Breathing – 2:57

Affirmation – 6:25

Joys & Sorrows – 6:55

Spark for All Ages, with Pastor Kris Cervantes/Go Now in Peace – 10:14

Meditation/Spirit of Life – 17:15

Reflection: Encountering Sam Harris’ “Waking Up,” with guest speaker Brian J. Gates – 20:54 (see below for a link to the Sam Harris video clip used at the beginning of the reflection)

Offertory/Spirit of Truth, of Life, of Power – 48:30

Voices of the People – 50:00

Closing Hymn: Filled with Loving Kindness – 51:46

Closing Words/Extinguishing the Chalice – 54:05

 

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