Originally broadcast at 10:45 a.m. EDT Sunday, June 28, 2020.
Chautauqua Institution's 2020 Summer Assembly begins with the traditional Three Taps of the Gavel address by President Michael E. Hill, followed by Sunday Morning Worship service with the Rt. Rev. Bishop V. Gene Robinson and the Chaplain of the Week the Rev. Margaret Bullitt-Jonas. Robert A. Jonas serves as guest soloist, playing the shakuhachi, a traditional Japanese and ancient Chinese bamboo-flute.
Three Taps of the Gavel is the traditional presidential address that begins and closes each Chautauqua Summer Assembly. The title of President Hill's remarks is "A Vessel of Hope, Carrying Lanterns, Weathering the Storm."
Sunday Morning Devotional: Love and Fear in a Time of Emergency
The Rev. Margaret Bullitt-Jonas delivers a homily based on a Scripture reading from John 15:9-15.
Robert A. Jonas is guest soloist, playing the shakuhachi, a traditional Japanese and ancient Chinese bamboo-flute.
Bullitt-Jonas is an Episcopal priest, author, retreat leader and climate activist.
Jonas is a retreat leader, author, video artist, musician and environmental steward.
About Chautauqua Institution: Chautauqua Institution is a community on the shores of Chautauqua Lake in southwestern New York state that comes alive each summer with a unique mix of fine and performing arts, lectures, interfaith worship and programs, and recreational activities. As a community, we celebrate, encourage and study the arts and treat them as integral to all of learning, and we convene the critical conversations of the day to advance understanding through civil dialogue. CHQ Assembly is the online expression of Chautauqua Institution's mission.