Beacons of Love, Hope, & Justice

   The abundant One calls to us,
“Gather as one, beloved people.”

   We gather as people beloved!

   The Creator, the Teacher, & the
      Mystery reminds,
“I am with you always.”

   We come to worship the
      God of hope, love, and grace.

The God of resurrections,
   yearns to transform us into
beacons of love, hope, & justice.

We are here to become beacons.

  May we live as people transformed
      & resurrected!
May we be God’s own hopes.

 In this hour, may we become who
      God dreams we can be. Amen.

Tim is a runner, a hiker, a devoted husband, a father of two adult children, and their spouses, and a grandfather of four perfect children. A former early childhood educator, Tim is an ordained minister in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). He has served as pastor of both Disciples and United Church of Christ congregations. As we enter what we hope is the final phase of the pandemic, Tim is beginning a journey of rediscovering himself and discerning next steps. He writes from his home in Albany, Oregon and wherever the Spirit lures him.

Posted in Call to Worship, Romans, Romans 6, Romans 6:1-14

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