Sunday, May 23

Join us Sunday, May 23, for Pentecost Sunday and as we remember and reflect on the one year anniversary of George Floyd’s death. Our scripture reading for this service is from Acts read in nine different languages as well as poetry by Rumi. The sermon by Pastor Lucozzi is entitled “Breath and Fire” Music under the direction of Peter Amidon includes “Spirit of the Living God” by David Iverson, “There’s A Sweet, Sweet Spirit” by Doris Akers, “Breathe on Me Breath of God” words by Edwin Hatch, music by Robert Jackson and the African American spiritual “Every Time I Feel the Spirit” arranged for us by Peter Amidon with Stefan Amidon on double bass. Our anthem for the day Welcome Holy Spirit by Marc Condon, arranged Kathy Bullock and Peter Amidon. The children’s story for our service is “We Are One” written by Ysaye Barnwell of Sweet Honey in the Rock fame. 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