Sunday, May 2

Join us Sunday, May 2, as we continue to celebrate resurrection this fifth Sunday of the Easter season with word and by sharing Holy Communion together. Reading for this service will include a passage from the Gospel of John, as well as poetry by Galway Kinnell and e.e. cummings. The sermon by Pastor Lucozzi is entitled “Grow in God, Grow in Love.” Music under the direction of Patty Meyer includes “Wake to the Spirit” by Patrick Michaels, “I Am the Vine” by John Michael Talbot, “Abide with Me” by William H. Monk; lyrics by Henry F. Lyte and “O God, In Your Love” music by Walter Chalmers Smith; lyrics by Carolyn Winfrey Gillette as well as a special communion music “Bread for the Journey” by Brett Hesla; with special guest musicians Keith Murphy vocals and guitar and Becky Tracy, violin. The children’s story for our service is One Love based on the song by Bob Marley and adapted by his youngest daughter Cedella Marley, illustrated by Vanessa Brantley-Newton.Prayers and concerns for the world and our time are also a regular part of our time together. Everyone is welcome.

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 and again on Weds morning at 6:30am. The link to the livestream can be found on the church homepage at or on the church’s Facebook page at