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liturgy

Good Friday Joint Liturgy and Potluck [Apr 15]

We will be hosting a Good Friday joint liturgy and potluck on April 15 at Vesper starting at 6:30pm. Other local churches will be collaborating with us and the potluck will give us an opportunity to connect with others from The Vine, Austin Mustard Seed, Restore Austin, Eikon and Peace of Christ Wilco. Please sign up so we have an […]

Liturgy, Reflection and Benediction 2022.03.27

Liturgy Let us begin our time together with a breath,And with a breath, begin a time to relax and be freewithin the sanctuary of God’s divine authority.Our response will be highlighted in yellow. Release us, merciful God, from ourfalse impressions of Your divine authority. You do not press down with force.You do not belittle. You do not shame.You do not […]

Liturgy, Reflection and Benediction 2022.03.20

Liturgy What if, all that we are is enough?Could the hunger of our heart be intentional?Our pleasure, a wild force for good?Our worry, a mirror for your wounds?Grief, a portal to the intimacy you crave? May we allow life to move in us.May we open to the mystery of now.May we grow in our dance of giving and receiving. How […]

Liturgy, Reflection and Benediction 2022.03.13

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, Reflection and Benediction 2022.03.06

Liturgy As an opening prayer of lament in themidst of a pandemic and suffering: For those who are lost, we mourn.For all that is broken, we cry out.With those who weep, we weep.Suffering Servant, hear our prayer. For all who are alone, we invite your presence.For we who are trapped inside, we ask your freedom.For those without a safe place, […]

Liturgy, Reflection and Benediction 2022.02.27

Liturgy Beloved community, let’s begin our timetogether with a calming, restorative breath. The old stories of this earth repeatagain and again: War and rumors of war,Bombs, bloodshed, and destruction.Oh God, hear our lament. The old stories repeat:Children removed from their families,refugees fleeing their homes,The land stolen and exploited.Oh God, hear our lament. The old stories fail us. These arethe stories […]

Ash Wednesday Liturgy [Mar 2]

Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent. We will be holding a liturgy service at Vesper on Wednesday, March 2 at 7pm to begin this season of reflection on the sacrifice that Christ experienced and embraced for us. We will be offering a time of contemplation and and the imposition of ashes. We are asking for everyone to wear masks […]