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Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 10.28.12

Liturgy Here in this place, there are no foreigners and no strangers. No outcasts and none rejected, for all are welcome in the house of God. Here in our worship, may there be only acceptance, for Christ’s love is our language of faith. Here in our lives, let there be no divisions, for God dwells in each of us, his […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 10.21.12

Liturgy We gather this day to hear and learn from God’s Living Word. For his Word is alive and active, sharper than any two-edged sword. It cuts through our spirits and souls, through our joints and marrow, until it discovers the desires and intentions of our hearts. Before God, none can hide. All are naked and exposed to the eyes […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 10.14.12

Liturgy We could not approach you, O God, were it not for the person of Jesus, Lord and Savior, Servant and Friend. His perfect love and life could have widened the gap between us and you, but instead he offered himself as the way to you, by living out the truth of your love and by gracing our lives with […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 10.07.12

Liturgy We believe in one God, the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit. We proclaim Jesus Christ, the crucified and risen One, confessing him as Lord to the glory of God the Father. In the fellowship of the Holy Spirit, We acclaim Jesus as the Lord of the church, the Head over all things, the beginning of a new […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 09.30.12

Liturgy Christ Jesus, we come into your presence from many different places. We come with songs of joy and shouts of gratitude. We come carrying heavy burdens and sighs of suffering. As you welcome us into your house, lift our burdens and receive our praise. Bind us together, that we may be at peace with one another and be strengthened […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 09.23.12

Liturgy Long ago, at different times and in various ways, God spoke to our ancestors through the Hebrew prophets. But in these last days, we have heard God’s voice through His Son, Jesus Christ, who has been given dominion over all things and through whom all worlds were made. He is the One who sustains all that exists through the […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 09.16.12

Liturgy In you, oh God, we have life and community. In the city and in us, may your voice be heard. Unconditional, is the love that you place in our hearts. Everlasting, is the promise of hope you made. We gather as the city. We gather as the disconnected. We gather as the restless. We gather to offer an urban […]