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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

Make Us Like Rain

Prayer of Confession Sacred Spirit: Like kings of old, we posture. Determined to define ourselves against one another, we forget we are called to be one humanity. Like Rehoboam, we can make the lives of our neighbors more difficult. Forgive

Posted in 1 Kings, 1 Kings 12, 1 Kings 12:1-17, Confession of Sin & Assurance, narrative lectionary, Old Testament

Goodbye Scorpions; Hello Wholeness

*Call to Worship Jealously clinging to our narrative, we release scorpions, andlet our God-ordained wholeness slip from our grasp.God forgive us. Inspire us to be One. Forgetting that power is about compassionate caretaking, we mark our territory. Instead, make us “like

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Posted in 1 Kings, 1 Kings 12, 1 Kings 12:1-17, Call to Worship, narrative lectionary, Old Testament, psalm 72, Psalms, unity

As the Cherith Dries Up

*Call to Worship & Confession of Sin We come together even as the Cherith Brook dries up. God calls us to worship in the easy times and the hard times. Though we sometimes fail, we strive to offer grace to

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Posted in 1 Kings, 1 Kings 17, 1 Kings 17:1-24, Call to Worship, Confession of Sin & Assurance, Old Testament, Uncategorized

We Didn’t Start the Fire

Words of Wisdom: We Didn’t Start the Fire, Billy Joel Sacred Words: 1 Kings 18:21-39 Note: There is a short gap in the video due to a problem with the video equipment. We get it wrong, too. Like the Baalist

Posted in 1 Kings, 1 Kings 18, 1 Kings 18:21-39, Acts, Acts 2, Acts 2:1-4, New Testament, Old Testament, Pentecost, Sermon
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