Exactly 100 years ago, on June 4, 1923, the minister of the Unitarian Church in Prague, Czechoslovakia, the Rev. Norbert Čapek, introduced the Flower Celebration. He asked the people of the congregation to bring flowers, and after they gathered them into one beautiful display and blessed them, each took away a different flower than the one they had brought. As we and other Unitarian Universalist congregations have done for many years, we also will celebrate the Flower Communion. And we will celebrate for the life of this brave man who resisted tyranny in his native land.
Bring a flower–or more than one–and if you forget, don’t worry! In the abundant grace of community, there are always more than enough for everyone. If you’re attending online, please have a flower in view of your camera also, and we’ll share more about how you can receive a flower in exchange.
Worship leaders: Revs. Catherine Boyle and Amy Zucker Morgenstern
Special music: Stephen Chanan, piano
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