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Liturgy, Reflection and Benediction 2018.08.12

Liturgy The table of Jesus is our place of gathering. Here, you are welcome and wanted. Here, there is a place set for you. Come all who are hungry for the bread of life. Whose souls cry out for healing. Come all who are weary, who worry, Who ache with the tiredness of living. Come all you who are lost, […]

Liturgy, Reflection and Benediction 2018.08.05

Liturgy We gather together in the presence of a God whose love is freedom, whose touch is healing, whose voice is calm. We meet not in our own strength but in the knowledge that God’s Spirit abides within us, in our liturgy today and in our daily lives when we depart from this place. The blessing receive is shared, in […]

Liturgy, Reflection and Benediction 2018.07.29

Liturgy Creator God as we enter this space remind us of our breath Remind us of the beginning when you gave the breath of life to your beloved creation Help us for a moment to stand here remember your breath that makes us alive today Savior may we begin to release the problems and worries that follow us in the […]

Liturgy, Reflection and Benediction 2018.07.22

Liturgy You, who are created in the image of God, the reflection of pure Love, settle into this image. You, who are renewed by the invisible qualities of the divine nature of God, breathe into this wholeness. You, who are given value by the very nature of your existence, rest in this comfort. God is here. We open our hearts […]

Liturgy, Reflection and Benediction 2018.07.15

Liturgy You, who are created in the image of God, the reflection of pure Love, settle into this image. You, who are renewed by the invisible qualities of the divine nature of God, breathe into this wholeness. You, who are given value by the very nature of your existence, rest in this comfort. God is here. We open our hearts […]

Liturgy, Reflection and Benediction 2018.07.08

Liturgy Welcome, welcome, welcome. You, who are standing on the mountaintop, welcome. You, who are struggling in the valley, welcome. You, who stand with a full heart, welcome. You, who stand with head bowed, welcome. You, who are called to hear the word of God, welcome. We are called to live by the Spirit. We are called to follow the […]

Liturgy, Reflection and Benediction 2018.07.01

Liturgy Sometimes it feels like all we hear are stories of pain and trauma, of fighting and discord, stories of disaster and destruction, of people hurting and abusing each other. We could use some good news. This morning, let us take a deep breath. [pause here for the congregation to take a breath] May we give God the chance to […]