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Liturgy, Reflection and Benediction 2018.03.04

Liturgy Let us begin by taking a deep breath to welcome you, Precious God. [Pause for a breath] We hold true to your promise that when two or three – or two hundred – of us gather, you are there. Reveal yourself to us, this mixed up group of saints and sinners, artists and accountants, veterans and activists, students and […]

Community Prayers 2018.02.25

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 … The Nixon family who loved me and blessed me during my time working for the family. (Kelly) The adoption of Joey into our family. (Josh) … let us bless […]

Liturgy, Reflection and Benediction 2018.02.25

Liturgy God, your voice is but a whisper, and we struggle to hear it amid the clatter of life in its many forms, that works to claim our attention. We pray that this morning may be a time of quiet reflection and devotion to you, when we can still our hearts and minds and strain our ears to hear only […]

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 [email protected]. 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 […]