Liturgy @ VOX

Liturgy Posts from Vox Veniae

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 02.08.09

Liturgy We gather this morning to acknowledge you, oh God. You who formed the mountains, and you who made the stars and the heavens. We honor you, our Maker, who turns darkness into morning, and we worship the Spirit who gives breath to all that lives. Give us courage to live vibrantly in our community and honor you with our […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 02.01.09

Liturgy Good God, Creator of the world, draw us into prayer and celebration as we gather to remember the gifts of your earth and the stewardship you have entrusted to us as tillers and tenders in your image. We know that in the gatherings of your people, power is present among us; your Holy Spirit stirs and moves and gives […]

Julian of Norwich

[This is part of a series on the historical stream of Reconnection] For modern American Christians, the medieval mystics seem weird, superstitious and even a little crazy. That’s not without reason–who in their right mind would cut themselves off from society and wall themselves into a cell next to a cathedral? That’s exactly what Julian of Norwich did in the […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 01.25.09

Liturgy O God, look with compassion on the whole human family; take away the arrogance and hatred which infect our hearts; break down the walls that separate us; Unite us in bonds of love and work through our struggle and confusion to accomplish your purposes on earth; that, in your good time and by your only Son’s sacrifice, all nations […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 01.18.09

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 […]


January 25 to February 22, 2009 How does reconnecting people to God fit in with restoring health to individuals and a city? As we serve Austin emotionally and physically, can health be found without reconnecting to the source of health? Join us for a 5 week conversation as we discover how the early church holistically reconnected urban communities to God. […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 01.11.09

Liturgy Eternal God, in whose perfect kingdom no sword is drawn but the sword of righteousness, no strength known but the strength of love: so mightily spread abroad your Spirit, that all peoples may be gathered under the banner of the Prince of Peace, as children of one Father … Guide the nations of the world into the way of […]