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In the Darkest of Times

In the darkest of times,God has not forgotten us. When we feel under siege,God is planning wondrous things for us. Though we endure hard times, though we may be scattered to the winds, and weep at great loss,God readies a

Posted in Advent, Call to Worship, Invocation, Jeremiah, Jeremiah 33, Jeremiah 33, Jeremiah 33:1-3, narrative lectionary, Old Testament, Seasons of the Church

Sharing Ourselves & Resources

Prayer of Confession (unison)We want to do as you require. We try. We want to use our resources of time, talent, and money for the furtherance of your unfolding kin_dom. But we confess we’ve failed to live into our potential

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Posted in 2 Kings, 2 Kings 22, 2 Kings 22:1-20, Confession of Sin & Assurance, narrative lectionary, Old Testament, Passing of the Peace

We Have Decided

They were repairing the Temple and found an old scroll. They took it to King Josiah.  A faithful king, Josiah recognized the Torah, the word of God.Committed to following God, Josiah read it to the people. They, too, wanted to be

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Posted in 2 Kings, 2 Kings 22, 2 Kings 22:1-20, Call to Worship, narrative lectionary, Old Testament

And you weep.

Prayer of Confession Mother of Us All: You call to us across the generations. Expressing your love, you nudge us to love and care for the planet and all who inhabit her. We turn away from the earth and from

Posted in Confession of Sin & Assurance, Hosea, Hosea 11, Hosea 11:1-9, narrative lectionary, Old Testament

So Many Choices

So many distractions.So many choices.So many gods from whom to choose. Sacred Mother, Focus our hearts and eyes upon you during this hour. Inspire us to be the hopes you have for us. Amen.

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Posted in 1 Kings, 1 Kings 18, 1 Kings 18:21-39, Call to Worship, Invocation, Old Testament

Forgive Our Choices

Prayer of Confession We choose security.We choose comfort.We choose things and entertainment.All while our neighbors suffer and do without.  Forgive us for our focus on the ways of our secular world rather than your ways of radical love and sacrificial

Posted in 1 Kings, 1 Kings 18, 1 Kings 18:21-39, Confession of Sin & Assurance, Old Testament

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
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