Liturgy Let us begin our liturgy in prayer as a community.Our response will be highlighted in yellow. Welcome, Vox family,to this sacred space and time.Let’s take a moment to pauseand welcome the Spirit. [Pause for a moment for the congregation to breathe] If you entered with shame today, release it,for God does not define you by shame. If you entered […]
Trust in the Midst of Uncertainty
How might uncertainty propel us deeper into the mystery and revelation of God’s grace in the midst of injustice, suffering, and oppression? Virginia Cumberbatch sits with the sense of being out of control in our chaotic and heartbreaking world to find faith in learning to trust and work toward God’s Dream when we do not currently see it. [Psalm 99:1-5] […]
Liturgy, Reflection, Benediction 2023.1.29
Liturgy Let us begin our liturgy in prayer as a community.Our response will be highlighted in yellow. God, you welcome us to this place.You have blessed us beyond measureby calling us out to be your peopleand to do the work of life together. May we welcome one another into your presenceand recognize what draws us together.As we look around and […]
Come On Down!
Where do you return for renewal when your heart feels heavy with sorrow? Christopher Mack holds recent national tragedies up to the beatitudes and wonders how they invite us into an alternative to the violence of our world, while simultaneously creating space for us to process the hardships we encounter while partnering for God’s Justice. [Matthew 5:3-12] Reflection Where do […]
Jason Minnix reflects on our needs and how God is present in our deepest desires. Caroline Cody also shares her reflections on this text [Psalm 23]. Reflection What does it look like to invite God to be with me in my longing? How am I being held amidst the unsettling meal before me? Where have I been followed by goodness […]