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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

Listen! Do You Perceive It?

Listen! Do you perceive it? That’s God calling to us. Let us choose to respond together in true community. We are just ordinary people filled with flaws and imperfections. Yet we are God’s chosen instruments.  In worship and our actions,

Posted in Acts, Acts 9, Acts 9:1-19, Call to Worship, Uncategorized

Journey to Damascus

Wherever we are in along the road… God sojourns alongside us. In our confusion and our distress, in our joy and excitement… God feels our emotions with us. In our fragmented world, so desperately in need of hope and healing…

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Lustrous & Worthy

Call to Worship  Acts 2:1-4    When Pentecost Day arrived, they were all together in one place. Suddenly a sound from heaven like the howling of a fierce wind filled the entire house where they were sitting. They saw what

Posted in Acts, Acts 2, Acts 2:1-4, Call to Worship, Hildegard of Bingen, Invocation, New Testament, Words of Wisdom

Loving Hour to Hour

Call to Worship Acts 2:42-44, 47a                  The believers devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching, to the community, to their shared meals, and to their prayers. A sense of awe came over everyone. God

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The Wind at Our Backs

The wind at our backs, we entered Jerusalem. Only to watch him die on the cross. It spiraled so quickly. Trial. Torture. Crucifixion. Death. But on the third day the breath of God blew new life into our futures. Forty

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