So, before I break this apart, I want to show you an old order of service from the defunct Church of the Messiah (Universalist) in Philadelphia. (I wrote about Messiah Home, it’s former retirement home here.)
Thanks to friend and Unitarian Universalist minister Hank Peirce for photo of the original text.
UNIVERSALIST CHURCH OF THE MESSIAH
Broad St. and Montgomery Avenue
Philadelphia 22, Pa.
ORDER FOR MORNING SERVICE — SUNDAY 11 A.M.
The congregation will stand for the
From all that dwell below the skies
Let the Creator’s praise arise,
Let the Redeemer’s name be sung,
Through every land, by every tongue.
The congregation will be seated for the
Invocation to be followed by
The Lord’s Prayer
Prayer Organ Response
Moments of Silence