Stories tagged:
liturgy

Liturgy, Reflection and Benediction 2022.05.01

Liturgy God of heaven, you see what all of us need.You long to gather us like chicks under your wing.You offer comfort and protection, a place of rest.Thank you for giving us all that we need. God of earth, you see what the vulnerable need.You want to feed each of your lambs.You give sustenance to both body and spirit.Thank you […]

Liturgy Bread-Baking and Coffee Teams

As we reengage as a community in-person, we would like to resume having home-baked bread for our communion and serving coffee before liturgy. Bread-Baking Team If you are a baker and would like to help contribute to this important and meaningful part of Eucharist, please sign up. We are looking for both gluten and gluten-free bread bakers. We would also […]

Liturgy, Reflection and Benediction 2022.04.24

Liturgy God who meets us on our terms,God who understands each of our emotions,God who is endlessly patient and non-critical, We ask you, would youmeet us when we feel confused?Meet us when feel doubt.Meet us in our moments of uncertainty. God who is not surprised by our resistance,God who is tender towards our questions,God who is curious about where we […]

Liturgy, Reflection and Benediction 2022.04.17

Liturgy The sun peeks around the cover of darkness.When doom thickens the air, its light seeps through,a constant unwavering force in the tumult of time.“All is not lost,” the sun’s steadiness soothes us. The cool, damp tomb is empty.The devoted, unable to carry out their faithful duty.Like a doe hearing the snap of a twig from a hunter’s step,confusion and […]

Liturgy, Reflection and Benediction 2022.04.10

Liturgy God of Love,God of Justice,God of Subversion,God of the Oppressed, Hear us.Welcome us.Empower us. Open our eyes to injustice around us.Crowd our hearts with compassion.Energize our steps as those of a young colt.Sweeten our lips with triumphant praises. “Glory to God in the highest!”“Blessed are they who come in the name of the Lord!”“Peace in Heaven!” When another says, […]

Holy Week 2022

As the global Church has journeyed through this season of Lent, we find ourselves stepping into the heart of what defines the word Christian.  During the final week of Lent, we embark on what the Church has called ‘Holy Week’ where we remember, mourn and celebrate the life, death and eventual resurrection of Jesus. We will be offering a guide […]

Liturgy, Reflection and Benediction 2022.04.03

Liturgy God, we stand together,collectively confessing – in moments of discomfort,we feel in our bodies – resistance.Jaws and lips tightening, eyes shifting in retreat,throats squeezing in breath, straining our voices. When the tension of discomfort creepswithin us, may our quick impulse to fight,flee, or freeze and go unnoticed be replacedby your holy invitation to trust and embracethe sacred space of […]