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La Jolla Shores Beach

  • La Jolla Shores Beach San Diego, CA 92037 (map)

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Sharing of Invitations (see back of order of worship)    

Invocation                   Our Dear, Dear Mother                              by   Raffi                 

Our dear, dear Mother, daily provider, earth be your name. The time has come, to honor you, to know you and to show our love.” 1.You give us each day our daily grain, kissed by the sun and kissed by the rain. Teach us now to find a way to care for you in our work and play. Chorus2.Within the beauty of your silent spin, we know you’re hurting and we feel your pain. With your forgiveness we can start anew. We need a chance to make it up to you. Chorus One Light, One SunRaffi 1. One Light, one sun, One sun lighting everyone, One world turning, One world turning everyone.2. One world, one home, One world home for everyone, One dream, one song One song heard by everyone. 3. One love, one heart, One heartwarming everyone One hope,  one joy, One loving filling everyone

Passing of the Peace God Loves You and There is Nothing You Can Do About It 

Prayer   (in unison)      Dear God,

We are witnessing the 6thextinction of life on earth the only one created by us humans. We come to pray for help for we fall into denial and become fearful,  confused, self-centered  and cause suffering we are not even aware of.

May the Spirit of Pentecost blow through us today as we commune with Mother earth, her animalsPlants, Oceans, Wind and Fire. 

Please bless our small church that it may be a source of love we need to respond to our current ecologic crisis. 

We come to pray to dedicate our church and our lives to care for our common home Mother earth. 

We come to pray for her, Gaia for she is a living being and all her creatures need our love and help. Amen

Prayer Requests(Please offer name and condition briefly.)  

Prayer  (in unison)Our Mother Father God who is within uswe celebrate your many names. Your wisdom come.Your will be done,unfolding from 

the depths within us.Each day you give us all that we need.You remind us of our limitsand we let go. You support us in our power and we act with 

courage.For you are the dwelling place within usthe empowerment around usand the celebration among usnow and forever. Amen

Scripture Acts 2:1-21 The Message (see insert)


Musical Medley ResponseThis Little Light of Mine ….this little dream of mine it’s gonna’ be my guide…. We are marching in the lights of God….All night all day, angels watchin’ over me my Lord…If I die before I wake, angels watchin’ over me my Lord, pray the Lord my soul to take, angels watchin’ over me. 

Reflections on Pentecost

Prayer and Love Talk to Mother Earth and her Animals, Plants, Oceans, Wind and Fire on the INTERNET so everyone can understand and communicate.  

Lectio Divina (sacred reading) and three questions

1.     What word or short phrase strikes you?

2.     What does this have to do with your life?

3.     From what you are learning from this scripture how is God and the Holy Spirit asking you to change, grow or transform? 

Musical Response                 Guide My Feet (see insert) 

Closing PrayerSt. Francis and St. Clare of Assisi Prayer

Make me an instrument of your peace. Where there is hatred let me sow love; Where there is injury, pardon; Where there is doubt, faith; Where there is despair, hope; Where there is darkness, light; And where there is sadness, joy, And where there is sadness, joy, joy, joy. God grant that I may not so much seek; To be consoled as to console; To be understood, as to understand; To be loved as to love; For it is in giving that we receive, It is in pardoning that we pardoned. And it is in dying that we are born, to Eternal Life. Amen, Amen, Amen

Offering for church (please place donations in picnic basket) 

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Benediction               Blessing Song           by Miriam Therese Winters

May the blessings of God go before you. May her grace and peace abound. May her spirit live within you. May her love wrap you round. May her blessings remain with you always. May you walk on holy ground. 

Communionis our pot luck dinner at the virtual Mary Magdalene Café and if we get a fire pit we will have a bonfire with star gazing!

Acts 2:1-21 The Message 

2 1-4 When the Feast of Pentecost came, they were all together in one place. Without warning there was a sound like a strong wind, gale force—no one could tell where it came from. It filled the whole building. Then, like a wildfire, the Holy Spirit spread through their ranks, and they started speaking in a number of different languages as the Spirit prompted them.

5-11 There were many Jews staying in Jerusalem just then, devout pilgrims from all over the world. When they heard the sound, they came on the run. Then when they heard, one after another, their own mother tongues being spoken, they were thunderstruck. They couldn’t for the life of them figure out what was going on, and kept saying, “Aren’t these all Galileans? How come we’re hearing them talk in our various mother tongues?(Many countries including… Visitors from Mesopotamia, Judea and Asia, …Egypt and the parts of Libya….Immigrants from Rome, both Jews and proselytes; Even Cretans and Arabs! “They’re speaking our languages, describing God’s mighty works! ”Their heads were spinning; they couldn’t make head or tail of any of it. They talked back and forth, confused: “What’s going on here?” Others joked, “They’re drunk on cheap wine.” That’s when Peter stood up and, backed by the other eleven, spoke out with bold urgency: “Fellow Jews, all of you who are visiting Jerusalem, listen carefully and get this story straight. These people aren’t drunk as some of you suspect. They haven’t had time to get drunk—it’s only nine o’clock in the morning. This is what the prophet Joel announced would happen: “In the Last Days,” God says,
“I will pour out my Spirit
    on every kind of people:
Your sons will prophesy,
    also your daughters;
Your young men will see visions,
    your old men dream dreams.
When the time comes,
    I’ll pour out my Spirit
On those who serve me, men and women both,
    and they’ll prophesy.
I’ll set wonders in the sky above
    and signs on the earth below,
Blood and fire and billowing smoke,
    the sun turning black and the moon blood-red,
Before the Day of God arrives,
    the Day tremendous and marvelous;
And whoever calls out for help
    to me, God, will be saved.”

Invitations: Our current ecologic crisis is a call to awaken to the reverence of life and the truth that all nature is alive and sacred. As we witness the sixth extinction of life on earth, the only one created by us humans, we are invited to reclaim the ancient wisdom traditions. We are one organic, interspecies, interconnected whole.   What we do affects everyone else. Every Sunday at 5 pm we acknowledge that we need one another more than ever before . and commune with the Great  Spirit. We celebrate  the  wisdom traditions from  the East, West, indigenous peoples,  new science as we study the teachings of Jesus and the Bible and the newly found gnostic gospels. 

Invitation to become a memberof Church for Our Common Home, privileges and responsibilities--A Sacred Promise

Call to Arts! Procession of Species WANT TO MAKE A PUPPET WITH ME?

New live stream worship on church web site, some Sundays 5 pm (PST) 

Bonnie’s invitation to go to China and Korea Sept 16-Oct 7 ideas for donations. Walt’s is having a garage sale Fathers Day weekend Saturday June 15th.

NO WORSHIP FATHERS DAY JUNE 16thBonnie will be out of town at GA UU conference in Spokane WA and Walt will be in LA. Suggestion: group of people from our church go to Jim Hubble’s Open House to get inspired about building an arts church to pray for the earth!

Mary Magdalene Feast Day will not be celebrated on Sunday July 22, but the Sunday a week before on July 14. We will have  special worship and show new movie Mary Magdaleneon July 14th! Bonnie may go to conference in NY for intentional community. 

Lectio Divina and Centering Prayer  Contemplation of scriptures and Centering Prayer, an ancient Christian contemplative silent prayer practice, every Wednesday at 10 am. 

Monthly Taize Chanting service first Sunday of every month 

Beach worship every second Sunday at Torrey Pines State Park Beach.  Please dress warmly for it is cold us on Carmel Valley Road at 4:30 to car pool at the Bird Rock Coffee Roaster  2212 Carmel Valley Rd, Del Mar, CA 92014and we might move to LJ Shores Beach if our internet works better there. Stay tuned. 

Prayer and Healing Service third Sunday

Dream Circleevery first and third Sunday before worship 3-5 pm. 

Committee on Ministrymeeting every third Sunday each month after dinner.

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Please call Rev. Bonnieif you would like a pastoral visit and/or if you have prayer requests  (858) 248-5123.