Author Archives: claudia

Baptism [April 8]

As our journeys of faith continue and unfold through the lives we live, there comes a time in the Christian tradition where we get the opportunity to lay down a mile marker signifying our faith in God and our desire to publicly convey our desire to live a Christ following life. In the Greek system, it is called Initiation, and in […]

Liturgy, Reflection and Benediction 2018.02.18

Liturgy O God, help us use this season of Lent to examine our attachments, and to sense where you invite us to live more simply and deeply. Shine the light of your love into the private corners of our lives where we have acquired so much clutter that it has begun to restrict our freedom. Grant us the strength to […]

Silence and Lament 2018.02.18

We are introducing a space of silence and lament during our liturgy occasionally, which takes the place of our normal prayers of the people. If you do have any prayers of thanks or request, you can always email prayers@voxveniae.com. Lament is the expression of grief and sorrow. This expression of our humanity has been shared among spiritual communities throughout the […]

Ashish Centre Donations

For the past few years, we have helped the Ashish Centre by holding a Beanie Baby and candy cane donation drive. The children at the Ashish Centre love beanie babies and they actually help with calming the children through sensory touch. We would like to collect as many beanie babies and candy canes as possible to send in time for Christmas, so we will […]

Community Prayers 2018.02.11

As a community, we can support and celebrate with each other through prayer. Join us in praying for those both spoken and unspoken during Sunday liturgy. Prayers of Thanksgiving. For … … let us bless the Lord. Thanks be to God. Prayers of Petition. For … Us to have ears to hear each other’s hearts. (Jason) The safety of friends who […]

Liturgy, Reflection and Benediction 2018.02.11

Liturgy Lord, we stand before you, sometimes awe-struck, sometimes mystified. We hear a voice calling our names. Sometimes we are scared. Sometimes we are comforted. Today we ask that our fears be quelled, our minds be sharpened, our ears ready to listen, and our hearts receptive to the One that beckons our name. Holy One, intervene as needed. Enliven us […]

Community Prayers 2018.02.04

As a community, we can support and celebrate with each other through prayer. Join us in praying for those both spoken and unspoken during Sunday liturgy. Prayers of Thanksgiving. For … Good family time. (Matt) Time with my granddaughter. (Sarah) My cousin’s courage. (Naomi) My friend Kasi and her optimism after learning she has ovarian cancer. (Claudia) … let us bless the Lord. Thanks […]