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Failing to Listen to One Another; One Body

Prayer of Confession We confess we fail to listen to one another. We focus on what we want and blame one another. We see the future and yearn for the past. We see traditions and assume they are outdated. Help

Posted in 1 Corinthians, 1 Corinthians 12, 1 Corinthians 12:12-21, 1 Corinthians 12:13-26, 1 Corinthians 12:14-20, Confession of Sin & Assurance, Ezra, Ezra 1, Ezra 1:1-4, 3:1-4, 10-13, Ezra 3, New Testament, Old Testament

Grant Us a Reset

Confession of Sin Holy One, You empower of us with gifts so that we may live fully into our callings as your people. Forgive us for the times we’ve misused those gifts. Grant us your grace for the times we’ve

Posted in 1 Corinthians 12, 1 Corinthians 12:12-21, Confession of Sin & Assurance, New Testament

Praise to God for Our Diverse Gifts

*Call to Worship Come and worship. We gather as one people. Bring your gifts. We have different gifts. But the same Spirit provides them. L: Some of us are leaders. R: Some of us teachers. L: Some have a contemplative

Posted in 1 Corinthians 12, 1 Corinthians 12:4-11, Call to Worship, New Testament

Run! Run as Fast As You Can!

“Run! Run as fast as you can, you can’t catch me I’m the gingerbread man!” When I was a kid that was the taunt we’d use while playing tag. I thought about that while reading Jonah this week. God asks him

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Posted in 1 Corinthians, 1 Corinthians 12, 1 Corinthians 12:4-10, Jonah, Old Testament, Uncategorized

Before the Ballots: A Liturgy

Prayer & Meditation for Wholeness  Statement of Purpose We gather as a people beleaguered by too much shouting, discord between neighbors, and an earth in need of healing grace. The noise makes it hard to find the divine path. It distracts and

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Posted in 1 Corinthians, 1 Corinthians 12, 1 Corinthians 12:13-26, Elections, Interfaith, Liturgy, New Testament, Special Times

Service of Healing & Hope for Our Nation

Click here to see photos of the visuals in this service. Prelude  *Call to Worship Veni Sancte Spiritus Come, Holy Spirit, Come. We are here to commune, to grow, to learn, and to prepare our hearts and minds before returning

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Posted in 1 Corinthians, 1 Corinthians 11, 1 Corinthians 11: 23-26, 1 Esdras, 4th of July, Apocrypha, Isaiah, Isaiah 26, Isaiah 26:1-4, Isaiah 44, Isaiah 44:3, Liturgies, New Testament, Old Testament, Psalm 119, Psalm 119: 25-28, Psalm 126, Psalm 126:1-5, Psalm 81, Psalm 81:16, Psalms

Inspire. Enlighten. Guide

We gather as people on a journey. We believe & we have doubts,    we do good & we sin. We are imperfect humans,    and still beloved by God. Love and grace. Hope and faith. These are the essence

Posted in 1 Corinthians, 1 Corinthians 12, 1 Corinthians 12:12-21, Acts, Acts 4, Acts 4:32-5:11, Acts 5, Call to Worship, Confession of Sin & Assurance, New Testament, Uncategorized
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