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Living in VUCA Times (An Invocation)

We live in volatile times.It seems as if things are changing rapidly and often for the worse. We feel hope only to have it dashed by another action or event. We live in uncertain times.We aren’t sure of the right

Posted in Call to Worship, Invocation

Ours is a faith

Ours is a faith focused on love.The one we call God isthe very definition of love. Ours is a faith of spiritual growth.The one we call God isan ever-creating, ever-evolving breath of love.  Ours is a faith of action. The one

Posted in 1 Corinthians, 1 Corinthians 13, Call to Worship, New Testament

Severed But Not

The world is not as we want it to be. Our relationships are severed:by virus and diseaseby political discordby phobias and isms and hatred.by our fears and insecurities. And still, we choose to worship.Come. Be one together through technology and

Posted in Call to Worship

Waiting to Be Empowered

After the drama, we wait.We wait in a time of uncertainty. Is this the time when the vaccination for the coronavirus will come?Wait, the scientists are working.  When is the time when we can get back to normal?Wait, it will

Posted in Acts, Acts 1, Acts 1:1-14, Call to Worship, narrative lectionary, New Testament

Christ is Risen!

It feels like a pre-celebration. Christ is Risen! It doesn’t feel right when we are apart. Christ is Risen! It feels like a meaningless ritual. Christ is Risen! It feels too soon. Our worries are great and we’re still sheltering in place.Christ is

Posted in Call to Worship, Easter, Mark, Mark 16, Mark 16:1-10, Mark 16:12-15, New Testament

Hope. Injustice. Compassion. The Promise Remains.

L: Their hope rose to a crescendo on that day.1: The people waved branches and cheered as Jesus rode into Jerusalem on a colt.2: May we always place our hope in the One who is worthy of our trust. L:

Posted in Call to Worship, Mark, Mark 11, Mark 11:1-11, Mark 11:1-21, Mark 14, Mark 14:3-9, narrative lectionary, New Testament

Quakes & Tornadoes, Virus & Famine, and Sunshine & Storms

Across the waters,the restless breath blew.And God began to create. Beneath the stars,the earth was filled with quakes & tornadoes, virus & famine, and sunshine & storms.And the people struggled to survive. God loved the ones, created from the dust and God’s

Posted in Call to Worship, Confession of Sin & Assurance, Genesis, Genesis 1, Genesis 1-2, Genesis 1-2:1, Mark 13, Mark 13:1-8, 24-37, narrative lectionary, New Testament, Old Testament
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