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We Have a Choice

We have a choice.We are created with free will. Will we follow the ways of greed and selfishness or the ways of sharing and extravagant loving?We choose to follow the One who requires us to do justice,love kindness, walk humbly,

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Posted in 1 Kings, 1 Kings 18, 1 Kings 18:21-39, Call to Worship, Matthew, Matthew 12, Matthew 12:30, Micah, Micah 6, Micah 6:8, narrative lectionary, New Testament, Old Testament

The Fruit of Love & Justice

Abide.We abide and allow ourselves to be pruned for new growth. Abide.We abide with the One who provides nourishing soil and refreshing rain. Abide.We abide that we might bear the fruit of love and justice in our fragmented world. Amen.

Posted in Call to Worship, John, John 15, John 15:1-8, New Testament

Through Tough and Easy Times

Gather together. Commit to living together through the tough and easy times. We commit to abiding together as one people in Christ.  Stay put. Stay put with one another and with the divine one. We choose to abide together with the true

Posted in Call to Worship, John, John 15, John 15:1-8, New Testament

Abide, Dwell, Stay Joined

We gather, seeking inspiration, insight, and hope.And Jesus tells us, Abide. Dwell. Stay joined. We gather, people of the world claiming Christ.And Jesus tells us, Abide. Dwell. Stay joined. We gather, people seeking to change the world for the better:

Posted in Call to Worship, John, John 15, John 15:1-8

Open Our Perspectives, Hearts, & Actions

Confession of Sin Responsive Though you model seasons of hard work and seasons of rest,  we too often favor one over the other. Though you honor all labor that builds your kin_dom,we too often favor the labor of some over

Posted in Confession of Sin & Assurance, Days of the Secular World, Genesis, Genesis 1, Genesis 1-2, Genesis 1-2:1, Labor Day, Mark, Mark 12, Mark 12:28-34, Mark 12:30-31, Matthew, Matthew 22, New Testament

Sharing the Alighted Flame

Confession of Sin When we receive the flames of love and fail to share it. God, have mercy. When we share our gifts with those like us forgetting the poor and oppressed and imprisoned. God, have mercy. When we let

Posted in Acts, Acts 2, Acts 2:1-4, Luke, Luke 4, Luke 4:14-19, New Testament

The Fast We Have Chosen

Suddenly a sound from heaven like the howling of a fierce wind filled the entire house…                                       (Acts 2:2 CEB) A flame

Posted in Acts, Acts 2, Acts 2:1-4, Acts 2:42-44, 47a, Call to Worship, Isaiah, Isaiah 58, Isaiah 58:6, Luke, Luke 10, Luke 10, Luke 10:37, New Testament, Old Testament
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