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7 – 8:30 PM, Gathering of Spirits on the 50th anniversary of Earth Day
April 22, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
In this hour we will gather with spiritual leaders from a variety of religious traditions.
We will pause in the midst of our honoring the gift of earth and the struggles to learn from its wisdom invitations.
We will share readings, say prayers, offer blessings, listen to reflections and be with each other in meditative silence and music.
Tentative Outline of the gathering:
Welcome from Rev. John Boonstra.
Opening prayers/centering/candle lighting: Rev. Vicky Stifter, Riverside Community Church.
A Native Spiritual Grounding: Brigette McConville, Warm Springs Tribal Council.
Our Gorgeous Home: Kalama Reuter, Sufi Spiritual Leader
Jewish community offering on earth day: Rabbi Rob Abramovitz.
Song selection by Karen Harding
Baha’i offering on earth day: Bill Weiler, Baha’i Spiritual Assembly of Klickitat County
Christian offering on earth day: Rev. Laura Robinson, Bethel Congregational Church
A Druid offering on earth day: Rev. Kirk Thomas; Archdruid of Ár nDraíocht Féin (ADF)
Abbot of the Order of the White Mountain at Trout Lake Abbey
Poetry Offering: Rev Alicia Spiedel, Hood River Valley Christian Church
Silence (framed by John)
Poetry Offering: Rev. Kelly Mahon, St, Marks Episcopal Church
Song selection by Chelan Harkin, Baha’i Spiritual Assembly of Klickitat County
Buddhist Metta prayer: The Venerable Kozen Sampson; Mount Adams Zen Buddhist Temple
Unitarian offering on earth day: Rev. Judy Zimmerman, Mid-Columbia Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
Offering of prayers (responsive): Rev. Andy Wade; _________
closing words: Rev. John Boonstra
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