Choice and Agency

Choice and Agency

49 years ago (January 22, 1973), in its ruling in Roe v. Wade, the U.S. Supreme Court gave people the right to access abortion legally all across the country. That right is now at risk. On this anniversary weekend, Rev. Paige Getty explores the religious commitment to protect and promote reproductive justice. 

Order of Service

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Service Resources

Call to Worship —
“You Are Welcome Here”
by the Rev. Dr. Debra W. Haffner
sidewithlove.org/opening-you-are-welcome-here

Chalice Lighting —
“Earth Mother, Star Mother”
by Starhawk
Singing the Living Tradition (UUA hymnbook, 1993) #524

Reading —
“Freedom to Flourish”
by Rev. Joan Javier-Duval
sidewithlove.org/reflection-freedom-to-flourish

Generosity Minute addendum —
more about John Guy’s approach to investment and giving
uucolumbia.net/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/John-Guy-Generosity-Minute-1.23.22

Offertory —
“Our Problem”
by Amanda Shires, et al
youtu.be/e3atLLYfWfE

Reading —
“On choosing abortion”
by Rev. M Barclay, enfleshed
enfleshed.com/liturgy/on-choosing-abortion

Benediction —
“You Are Loved”
by Rev. Greta Jo Seidohl
sidewithlove.org/reading-you-are-loved

Other —
Spiritual Alliance of Communities for Reproductive Dignity (SACReD)
Join SACReD January 25-26, 2022, for a first-of-its-kind virtual gathering of justice-oriented people of faith, activists, and leaders from the reproductive health, rights, and justice community.
justtx.org/sacred

Grounding Yourself in Reproductive Justice: A Resource for Clergy & Other Religious Professionals
by the Rev. Rob Keithan
(contains links to many other resources!)
sidewithlove.org/reground-yourself-in-reproductive-justice-our-faith

Side with Love — Reproductive Justice Worship resources
sidewithlove.org/reproductive-justice-worship

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