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Liturgy, Reflection, Benediction 2023.5.07

Liturgy Let us begin our liturgy in prayer as a community.Our response will be highlighted in yellow. Vox, I invite you to turn your gaze inward.This is where the Holy Spirit resides.This sacred space we carry in our bodiesreminds us we are one with God. We cannot be divided from Spirit,even when we feel far from one anotherand divided within […]

Seeing More Deeply

What are some areas that need a deeper look when it comes to how we see Christ, ourselves, and others? Weylin Lee stares afresh at the story of Stephen’s communal execution, and elicits bravery from us to go beyond deconstructing to decolonizing our faith. [Acts 7:55-60] Reflection How are you invited to decolonize your view of Christ and your faith? […]

Downward Path of Greatness

How are we invited to resist the desire for power and living out of our ego? This Palm Sunday, Weylin Lee questions what draws us to certain models of greatness rather than eschewing upward mobility as we follow Jesus on a humble path of solidarity with the vulnerable. [Matthew 21:1-11] Reflection How are we invited to resist the desire for […]

Liturgy, Reflection, Benediction 2023.4.02

Liturgy God of Love, God of Justice,God of Subversion, God of the Oppressed, Hear us.Welcome us.Empower us. Open our eyes to injustice around us.Crowd our hearts with compassion.Energize our steps as those of a young colt.Sweeten our lips with triumphant praises. “Glory to God in the highest!”“Blessed are they who come in the name of the Lord!”“Peace in Heaven!” When […]

Confronting Oppression

Weylin Lee reflects on how we are invited to confront the different forms of oppression that Jesus warns about and how some may even be expressed by our own community [Mark 12:38-44]. Reflection What are the ways we can be consumed with ourselves? How might we be able to lay down power in exchange for mutuality? Who are the vulnerable […]