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benediction

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 2017.11.12

Liturgy Come with your questions, come with your awe, for the God who broods over the chaos meets us in this place. Come with your energy, come with your weariness, for the God who breathes new life into the dust meets us in this place. Come with your sadness, come with your joy, for the God who dared to become […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 2017.11.05

Liturgy God our Father – Giver of good gifts and Lifter of the downtrodden – equip us to relax in your love. We come to this moment weary, we begin and end our weeks with achy joints, creaky souls, and loves strained to breaking. Both in the church and in the world, we have been told to earn our keep. […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 2017.10.29

Liturgy Restore us, O Living God, by the breath of your Spirit, for some of us are wilted and weary. Some of us are anxious for restoration, and wonder if it will happen at all. Hear our voices crying out amidst the noise, where we hide to wait for a new day. Let us not be bound to the earth […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 2017.10.22

Liturgy You, who are fearfully and wonderfully made, listen. God is here. You, who are renewed by the blood of Christ, look. God is here. You, who are given life by the Holy Spirit, breathe deeply. God is here. We open our hearts to hear the word of God today. May we receive the love that is in every word, […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 2017.10.15

Liturgy Lord, here we are again at your table, gathered with friends and strangers alike to listen and pray and sing together in this place of safety. Safety to worship you as we are led, safety to let down our guard, safety to ask the questions that burn in us and keep us up at night. We thank you for […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 10.08.2017

Liturgy Vox family, friends, we join together this morning with hearts made heavy by recent news, recent traumas, recent wounds. And life has gone on for many of us. Lord God, we ask you to be in this place. Be in our hearts, shine light in our darkness, give healing. Bring us comfort. Help us hold space for both sorrow […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 10.01.2017

Liturgy Lord God, as we gather together today to hear your word, make us mindful of the goodness you impart to us. Make us aware of the goodness we can impart to those around us. Lord God, you made us into unique beings. Give us patience with ourselves as we sometimes struggle to unfurl. Lord God, you made us powerful […]