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sacrifice

Lent: Repentance

The heart of repentance is change. The promise of resurrection is a new way of being and living.  Over the 40 days of Lent, the church historically set aside these days to remember the death and resurrection of Christ which ushers in this new reality. During these next few weeks, join us for conversation, meditation and reflection on Christ, his sacrifice, […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 12.12.10

Liturgy Loving God, we open ourselves to you, trusting that this is how you made us: you created us for joy-filled hearts and lives. Show us the creative power of hope. Teach us the peace that comes from justice. Fill us with a joy that can not be contained, but must be shared. Prepare our hearts to be transformed by […]

Lent: Sacrifice

Sacrifice. We live in a culture that prefers convenience over sacrifice. What does it mean to sacrifice? What does it look like to give up something because you love someone? What did it feel like for God to sacrifice His son in order to redeem the world? How can we sacrifice our lives to our city and world as Christ […]