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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

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

Your Heavy Burden is Lifted

Clouds hung close to the earth.A boulder weighed heavy upon us. And they wept.  And hid.  On the third day, the sun emerges. The tomb is empty. The weight of the boulder lifts from our shoulders. With great fear and excitement,they

Posted in Call to Worship, Easter, Matthew, Matthew 28, Matthew 28:1-10, New Testament

We Are Goats & Sheep

We are goats. We are sheep.We are sheep and goats. We make decisions.We take actions.What we do matters. We gather to worship.We gather to learn and be inspired.We commune together,and leave to serve and love. We are goats.We are sheep.We

Posted in Call to Worship, Matthew, Matthew 25, Matthew 25:31-46, New Testament

He Rode Into the City

He rode into the city like an earthly king. Jesus was so much more. They waved branches and lay down their cloaks. Hosanna! Hosanna! Hosanna! He entered the Temple. And overturned tables and threw the money changers out! My house

Posted in Call to Worship, Matthew, Matthew 21, Matthew 21:1-17, New Testament, Palm Sunday, Palm/Passion Sunday

Anoint us, O God (short)

*Call to Worship responsive We gather to worship the One whose love knows no bounds. We gather in unity with friends from other churches. Anoint us, O God! But our hearts are heavy. Outside these walls the world is fragmentation and

Posted in Call to Worship, Deuteronomy, Deuteronomy 15:4-11, Lent, Matthew, Matthew 26, Matthew 26:6-13

We are goats. We are sheep.

*Call to Worship  We are goats. We are sheep. We are sheep and goats. We make decisions. We take actions. What we do matters. We gather to worship. We gather to learn and be inspired. We commune together, and leave

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