Author Archives: lena

Jewish Lives Matter

Rebecca Wheeler-Waltson invites us to locate ourselves in the story of Nehemiah and how it plays out in ways that’s familiar with what’s currently happening in our country [Nehemiah 2:1-8]. Reflection Where would you place yourself in this account? As the exiled? The emperor? Or an eyewitness? As you ponder what’s happening in this country today (anti Asian hate, Derek […]

Community Prayers 2021.04.04

Prayers of Thanksgiving. For … the Community Team and the beautiful, meaningful exhibit. Allison Wey’s message today and this beautiful community. Gena this community that stands in truth, love, and justice for the oppressed and our Nav & Leadership Teams that work so hard behind the scenes. Anslee my acceptance to UNT’s PhD program in Counseling Psychology. Caleb my parent’s […]

Liturgy, Reflection and Benediction 2021.04.04

Liturgy On this Easter Sunday, how do you come?How might you imagine, we as a communitycome this morning? Whether in grief or joy,recently betrayed or reconnected, the invitationthis morning is to accept what is, here and now. O, infinite One of radical acceptance,help us have the faith to welcomeourselves and each other as we areon this Easter morning. Where are […]

Unexpected Resurrection

On Easter Sunday, Weylin Lee reflects on how the unexpected nature of Jesus’ resurrection invites us towards groundedness and good news [John 20:1-18]. Reflection How have we been accompanied in the losses we have experienced? How are we invited to a path of healing and restoration that Jesus offers? What restorative work are we being invited to participate in? Practice […]

Holy Week 2021

This year, we want to acknowledge the many losses that have been endured these past 12 months and provide a safe space for processing grief as part of the Lenten Season. With this and our values of artistry and community collaboration in mind, we invite you to Vox’s Holy Week gallery exhibit titled “Hard Times, Come Again No More”. For the health […]

Community Prayers 2021.03.28

Prayers of Thanksgiving. For … everyone at Vox and for the beautiful message today. Maria Clyde getting better and better everyday and for the generosity we’ve received from so many during this time. Anslee art and the creativity of others to help us process our difficult feelings. Lena … let us bless the Lord. Thanks be to God. Prayers of Petition. […]

Liturgy, Reflection and Benediction 2021.03.28

Liturgy Most gracious God,You are with us.Most holy God,You are present. We draw near to Youand you to us.You hear our hearts.May we hear yours. When we are filled with fear,when grief threatens to overcome,You groan with us.You hold us. As the budding of treesand the blossoming of wildflowersgive us hope and joy and relief,You celebrate with us. With ready […]