Stories tagged:
Lent

Disorientation

Matt Inman reflects on how disorientation invites us to create space to honor both our hardship and a deepening gratitude and love.  Erin Inman and Jason Ikpatt also share reflections from their own experiences [Mark 8:29-33]. Reflection What experiences do you find most difficult to validate or legitimize?  Where were you most surprised by where love or connection showed up […]

Waiting as we Wait

Jennifer Cumberbatch reflects on how we wait as we wait in the liturgy of our lives during this season of Lent [Malachi 3:1-4]. Reflection What areas are you called to act as priest and mediator in your spheres of influence? What areas are you invited to expand the kingdom of God? Resources Song: And He Shall Purify (Handel’s Messiah: A […]

Place of Thirst

As we observe Palm Sunday and experience our first online liturgy, Jason Minnix reflects on our places of thirst during this global pandemic and season of physical separation. Claudia Harding and Brittany Acosta also share their reflections on this text [Exodus 17:1-7]. Reflection What are my places of thirst today? If I had permission to complain, what would I say during […]

A New Conversation

As we continue in the season of Lent, Matt Inman reflects on how our faith intersects with our belonging [Romans 4:13-17]. Reflection What parts of your story might need to be honored more for you to feel a greater sense of belonging? What kinds of new conversations do you long for?  Who in your life do you trust enough to […]

Ash Wednesday [Feb 26]

Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent. We will be holding a liturgy service at Vesper on Wednesday, February 26th to begin this season of reflection on the sacrifice that Christ experienced and embraced for us. When: Wednesday, February 26, 2020 @ 7pmWhere: Vesper 3106 East 14 1/2 St. [Photo by Олександр Дем’яненко @ Flickr]

Easter 2019

Easter is the celebratory end to Lent, our season of sacrifice and reflection leading to resurrection. We will celebrate the new life Jesus passes on to us with our first Easter Liturgy at Vesper on April 21st. Vesper is located at 3106 East 14 1/2 St. [Photo by John Watson @ Flickr]

Fetching Transformation

As we continue in the season of Lent, Jason Minnix invites us to reflect on what is bringing transformation into our lives right now [Luke 19:28-40]. Reflection What is bringing my transformation now? How am I being converted into gentleness? Resources Podcast: Hidden Brain – One Head, Two Brains Podcast: On Being (Jean Vanier) MWG: Discussion Guide Spiritual Practice Godly […]