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Liturgy, Reflection and Benediction 2021.08.08

Liturgy God of justice, peace, and righteousness,be in our midst this morning.Breathe your breath, your Spirit of life,your energy, your enlivening,your imagination on us. Wake us up, open our eyes,Open our mouths, and unplug our earsthat we might hear, that we might see,that we might taste, that we might grieve,that we might dream, that we might followthe ways of your […]

Liturgy Pause [July 18 – Aug 1]

We are pausing our Sunday liturgy from July 18 – Aug 1 in order for our leadership team to rest from this challenging year of transition and to plan for our hybrid in-person liturgy. During our liturgy pause, the Community Team has organized outdoor gatherings as a way for us to still be together and connect. Community Sunday Events All […]

Liturgy Live Sound Help Needed

As we approach reopening our building for in person liturgy, we have an important need for live sound volunteers at Vox. If you have experience running sound, perhaps this is your opportunity to be a part of the Work of the People! We will not be able to have liturgy without this role in liturgy, so if you have availability […]

Liturgy, Reflection and Benediction 2021.07.11

Liturgy Beloved community of friends and siblings,let’s take a moment to breathe together,even while we are still apart. (pause for a breath) We are in a season of transition.May God be our constant. We are making plans and filling our schedules.May God give us space to rest. We are not quite out of the storm.May God give us patience. We […]

Liturgy, Reflection and Benediction 2021.07.04

Liturgy Lord God, we come to you this morning as fragile beings.Oftentimes, we hide our vulnerability from each otherdeclaring ourselves weak and unloveable. We’ve calloused our delicate heartsto survive our daily hardships.Unknowingly, these hardened heartshave kept us from true connection with you,dear God, one another, and ourselves. Vox, may we accept this invitationto remove these barriers and showthe softness of […]

Liturgy, Reflection and Benediction 2021.06.27

Liturgy Creator God, at the dawn of time,You created not one living thing, but many.You bent the boughs of the live oak tree thatwe might swing from their mighty branches.You flattened the paddles of the prickly pearand left sweet nectar inside.We rejoice in the life all around us. You daily craft the streaks of orange inthe sunset so we can […]

Liturgy, Reflection and Benediction 2021.06.20

Liturgy When raging storms are knocking the floorboards apart,when shrouded skies suddenly dump their weight onto the roof,when the windows could give at any moment to the fierce winds,there is much we put to sleep in order to keep on going. For what we’ve weathered already, Lord have mercy. Then the storm eases, but doesn’t really end,and sodden days stretch […]