Single Lesson

 

Opening Reading, Purpose, Check In,
Chalice Lighting

2

Come and Be Welcome

3

Warm Up – Ram Sam Sam

4

A Circle is Cast (CoS 18)

4

Call to Spirit – Invocation Song (CoS 21)

4

Meditation on Breathing (STJ 1009)

5

Element Chant and Prayer Bead craft

6

Air Moves Us (CoS 55)

7

Spirits of Fire

7

River is Flowing / Rio Esta Fluyendo (Cos 35)

8

Cauldron of Changes

8

Mill of Magic

9

Interwoven – Goddess, God, Hoof and Horn, Goddess Chant, God Chant  (CoS 131, 134,  164, 165, 166)

10-11

Simple Dance: Blood of the Ancients (CoS 92)

12

The Witch Song

9

Snake Woman (CoS 21)

14

Kore Chant (pg 108)

15

Angel Wash

16

Check Out, Ext. Chalice, Dance Without End

16

Resources

17

More Chants and Resources

Unitarian Universalist Ministry for Earth (UUMFE)

https://www.uumfe.org/resources/inspiration-worship/

Earth and Spirit Songbook, Jim Scott, 2003.
Available directly from Jim at Jim Scott, PO Box 4025, Shrewsbury, MA
01545. (508) 755.0995, http://www.jimscottsongs.com

Better Things to Do and other recordings and songbooks by environmental troubadour, Bill Oliver, also know as “Mr. Habitat.” These songs are wonderful for children. http://www.mrhabitat.net

Circle of Song: Songs, Chants, and Dances for Ritual and Celebration. Compiled by Kate Marks, 1995. This book and companion CD include over 300 sacred songs and chants from many spiritual traditions and global sources and instructions for 40 dances. Full Circle Press, PO Box 428, Amherst, MA, 01004.
http://www.circleofsong.com. 413-548-9884, kmarks@circleofsong.com.

Creating Circles and Ceremonies by Oberon Zell-Ravenheart and Morning Glory Zell-Ravenheart. Available at amazon.com

The Earth Am I, Ken Langer, UU Director Music and Arts. Music for voice or unison choir and piano combines texts derived from a Navaho chant, and a Wiccan blessing of four elements. Sheet music from Yelton Rhodes Music, Los Angeles, CA, http://yrmusic.com/v2/catalog/listing.php?yrID=YR5626

Singing the Living Tradition & Singing the Journey

UU Hymnals which have many songs with ecological themes and Earth imagery. Consult the topical indices in the hymnal under the topics of animals, beauty, earth, ecology, the elements, evolution, the interdependent web, nature and countryside, pagan, and seasons and cycles. Available at amazon.com

Songs for Earthlings: A Green Earth Spirituality Songbook, compiled by Julie Forest Middleton. A wide variety of songs, written for single line melody and chord symbols. 1998, Emerald Earth Publishing, PO Box 4326, Philadelphia, PA 19118, 222-333-3929, http://www.emeraldearth.net./