Liturgy The King is coming. Our God arrives, clothed in frail human flesh, riding a meek donkey’s foal. Yet, this is not the first time you have come to us, O God. The history of human affairs is the history of your arrival among us, As Creator, Purpose-Giver, Liberator, Prophet’s voice and Priest’s desire. The story of each of our […]
Liturgy In the presence of the Holy whose word has called the universe into being, we stand in awe. In the presence of the Spirit that stirs within us and causes our hearts to thirst for love, we stand in need. In your presence, Giver of life, we come to worship, open to truth and love and wholeness. Be with […]
Liturgy O God of our hearts, You yearn to be so close to us that we can know you in every breath, in every hope, in every relationship. Meet us this week and teach us to recognize the covenant of justice, peace and love you have written on our hearts. May your desires become our desires, your work become our […]
Liturgy Come, O God, come near. For we who were one time far off, are drawn close by the sacrifice of your Son, Jesus Christ. He is our peace, who has made us one and has broken down the wall between us. We come to you, no longer as strangers or foreigners, but as fellow citizens with the saints and […]
Gideon continues in our series on Lent.
Liturgy Lord God, make us pilgrims throughout these forty days. Lead us through discipline to discipleship. Jesus, remember us when you come into your kingdom. We offer you our prayers this day: For your church around the world, we ask for new life. For all who carry out ministries in your church, we ask for grace and wisdom. For people […]
Liturgy Christ Jesus, may we follow you on the pilgrim way of Lent, May we journey with you into the wilderness, Willing to move beyond the ordinary, So that we can discover your unexpected sacred places in our world. Christ Jesus, may we wash our hands and purify our hearts, Learning to thirst after righteousness and hunger after justice, May […]