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Lead Us and Give Us Patience

Come, Holy Spirit. Empower us. Show us the way. Lead us out of this time of uncertainty, anxiety, and fear. Be with us as we worship. Move us to patience. Move us forward in our sense of call as followers

Posted in Acts, Acts 1, Acts 1:1-14, Invocation, narrative lectionary, New Testament

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

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

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
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