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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

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

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

Release Us From Repetition

Prayer of Confession TogetherDivine One: Our world is filled with struggles. Sometimes we make the wrong choice. Sometimes we have regrets and sometimes we know we would be tempted and do it again. Release us from repeating our mistakes. Though

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Posted in Confession of Sin & Assurance, Genesis, Genesis 32, Genesis 32:22-32, narrative lectionary, Old Testament

Running to the Stranger

Without hesitation, Abraham ran out to the strangers.Let me provide you water to remove the dust from your feet.“Let us provide something to eat. Sarah and the servants busily made Abraham’s promise a reality.They provided abundant hospitality for the three

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Posted in Call to Worship, Genesis, Genesis 18, Genesis 18:1-15, Genesis 18:1-15 and 21:1-7, narrative lectionary, Old Testament

Help Us Run to Serve

Prayer of Confession Together Holy One: We confess we wait to be asked to be your love. Our hospitality is sometimes about what we want and not about what others need. Rather than running to serve, we hide to avoid

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Posted in Confession of Sin & Assurance, Genesis, Genesis 18:1-15, Genesis 18:1-15 and 21:1-7, narrative lectionary, Old Testament

Confession & Prayer of Belonging

Reconciling with God & Neighbor Prayer of Confession TogetherCreating One: We confess we don’t always act and live as you dream for us. We pretend we are the only ones who belong. We reject our neighbors who are different or

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Posted in Confession of Sin & Assurance, Genesis, Genesis 2, Genesis 2:4-25, Genesis 2:4-3:8, Genesis 2:7-9, narrative lectionary, Old Testament, Passing of the Peace
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