Graduation Sunday

Sunday, June 21

We take church “outside” tomorrow at 10am with a pre-recorded service set alongside the Broad Brook, on the West River and on Black Mountain.  “Take Me to the Water”, an African American spiritual will precede and provide the background for the baptism in the Broad Brook of Guilford, “There’s a River Flowing in My Soul” includes footage taken canoeing along the West River and the hymn “ I was There to Hear your Borning Cry was filmed in a local garden on Black Mountain.  Other hymns are recorded by members of the church choir in outside settings  Tomorrow also marks the graduations of twelve young people and includes the Baptism and confirmation of Lily Quintero.  The choir, under the direction and with the extraordinary recording skils of Andy Davis and Aiden Meyer will offer two anthems and four hymns.  Lily Quintero and Margaret Holland, graduating seniors, lead the service, alongside Rev Lise Sparrow, and Cara and Elizabeth Fisher offer prayers written for the day. Everyone is very welcome to the service chat room during the service and to ZOOM after. If you need technical assistance you are welcome to call Fred Breunig at 254-9019.  Guilford Community Church, an Open and Affirming/ Just Peace congregation of the United Church of Christ (UCC), continues tomorrow with worship online at 10am and on BCTV at 8am. The link to the livestream and ZOOM Coffee hour can be found …..