Liturgy Beloved church family,let this morning be a time of slowing.Let us find a moment to pause and rest,to practice patience and experience peace.May our liturgy today be a healing balmfor the busyness of this season. Advent is a time of waiting and anticipation.We see the darkness and feel the cold,but also, we have the light and warmth to come. […]
How do we move from our reasonable resolutions to dreaming in league with the Divine? On the fourth week of advent, Christopher Mack opens up about how experience and encounter get us unstuck and in step with God’s Radical Love [Matthew 1:18-25] Reflection How is Jesus being “with us” an anchor through imperfections and surprises this season? Is there someone […]
Liturgy Today is the third Sunday of Advent, andwe light the third candle of Advent for Joy. Welcome to this shared space of awarenessand anticipation of how divine joy has come and is coming. As you feel safe and comfortable,you are invited to pause for a moment. Allow your body to soften.Allow your mind to find stillness.Observe what happens naturally […]
How do you usually respond to something that’s unexpected? On the third week of advent, Weylin Lee invites us to glimpse restoration and healing for ourselves and those around us, even in the most uncomfortable places and seemingly invisible people. [Matthew 11:2-11] Reflection What are the glimpses of restoration around us in the midst of disappointment? What are the uncomfortable […]
David Wallace reflects on our practice of prayer and our invitation to contemplative prayer [Psalm 34:1-8]. Reflection How might you see prayer as a relationship with God? What specific areas of life require you to seek refuge in God? Why does silent prayer seem inviting or fearful to you? Resources Vox Workshop: Introduction to Centering Prayer
Gideon Tsang reflects on what our invitation is to be born and live as people of the Spirit [John 3:3-8]. Reflection Where have you seen the delightful breeze of God’s Spirit in your life? What might it look light to pause and listen for the breeze of the Spirit this week?