Grateful Dead – Spiritual But Not Religious

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Grateful Dead: Spiritual But Not Religious Service celebrated at the First Unitarian Church of South Bend, on 02 August 2015

see set list only here

WELCOME & ANNOUNCEMENTS {welcome & announcements by Fern}

 

OPENING HYMN {singing: Touch of Grey (Hunter/Garcia), played by The Ember Jar Duo} Please be seated.

 

OPENING WORDS Thank you, Kevin and Abby! And thank you, Fern. I reiterate Fern’s welcome. It is good to see you all here, this ~read more~

set list: Grateful Dead–Spiritual But Not Religious

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This is the order of service from yesterday’s worship service on the Grateful Dead as the vanguard of the Spiritual But Not Religious movement. The music was played by The Ember Jar Duo; the tapestry was tie-dyed by Cassandra Fisher of The Ecletic Table; the robe was made by the Rev. Ms. Jane Thickstun; and David Wistreich lent us a poster to use on the pulpit–many thanks to all.

I drew on the research from ~read more~

Leader of the Band (sermon; 050619)

How many of you have heard of the rock and roll band, The Grateful Dead?  How many of you ever attended a Grateful Dead concert?  How many of you think that the band and its followers are a symptom of all that was wrong with the 1960’s and ‘70’s?

I am told that people are still talking about my sermon on the religious humanism of the Grateful Dead which I preached two years ago on ~read more~