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benediction

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 10.17.10

Liturgy Holy are you, God of infinite imagination, and blessed is Jesus Christ, your Son, our Hope, our Lord and Savior. He should have been clothed in royal robes of purple and gold, but put on the uniform of a condemned prisoner, so we could be clothed in your grace. He should have been given every honor the world has, […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 10.10.10

Liturgy O Lord who is greater than the most powerful forces in this world, enable us to be still and know that you are God. O Father, who answers out of the whirlwind of everyday life, breathe in us your Holy Spirit to strengthen, comfort, and guide us in the midst of our storms. O still, small voice, speak to […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 10.3.10

Liturgy Loving God, let there be: A way of walking that harms not the earth, A way of having that leaves plenty for others, A time for tears that dissolves grief, A time for kindness that heals many wounds, A path of peacemaking that settles strife, A path of justice-seeking that creates hope. Loving God, let there be: A season […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 9.26.10

Liturgy We believe in God whose goodness Is more than enough for all: Filling the universe with gifts of love And resounding through our lives in praise, We will take hold of all that God gives With reverence and joy. We will make God known in the breaking of bread, We will share the life-giving wine, So that all may […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 9.19.10

Liturgy Arise, shine, for your light has come, and the glory of the Lord has dawned upon you. For behold, darkness covers the land; deep gloom enshrouds the peoples. But over you the Lord will rise, and his glory will appear upon you. Nations will stream to your light, and kings to the brightness of your dawning. Your gates will […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 9.12.10

Liturgy When only the fierce wind of chaos blew, and there was no light, you spoke, Immortal, Invisible God, your Word bringing forth fruit-filled lands, your Spirit moving the hills to and from until they stood silent over the valleys. In your wisdom, you shaped us. in your image, your grace you freely offered. Foolishly, we chased after temptation’s dreams, […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 9.5.10

Liturgy The Spirit of God calls us from many places; some of us come from busy homes with many people, some of us live alone. We are a part of the family. This week has been different for each of us; some of us have happy news we want to celebrate, some of us face grief and need comforting. We […]