Flower Communion

Unitarian Universalist Church of Palo Alto Sermons and Reflections
Unitarian Universalist Church of Palo Alto Sermons and Reflections
Flower Communion

In this annual intergenerational service, we each bring a flower (or several), fill vases and baskets with them, and after blessing the flowers and each other, we each choose a flower that someone else brought and bring it home. If you’re attending online, have your flower nearby and ready for its closeup. And if you forget to bring a flower, don’t worry–there are enough for everyone.

This beautiful ritual was first practiced 99 years ago in the Unitarian church in Prague, Czechoslovakia. Dan will tell us more about in the story.

Worship leader: Revs. Dan Harper and Amy Zucker Morgenstern

Special music: Veronika Agranov-Dafoe

Follow along in the order of service: bit.ly/uucpa_oos_20220508.

9:30: We gather in person, on the main patio, distanced 3′ and masked for safety.

11:00: We gather in person in the Main Hall, in person on the main patio, and via Zoombit.ly/uucpa_service_11am. In-person, we are distanced 3′ and masked for safety; proof of vaccination is required to enter the Main Hall.

To watch the service live on our Facebook page, visit: www.facebook.com/uucpa/live_videos.

Photo by Jack Owicki