Stories tagged:
reflection

Liturgy, Reflection and Benediction 2019.02.10

Liturgy Heavenly Father, brothers and sisters in Christ, why are we here today? We seek community, we seek forgiveness, we seek understanding, we seek wholeness. Let us work together in this space to be the body of Christ, united in mind and in heart to create a sanctuary for the Holy Spirit and for our souls that long for rest. […]

Liturgy, Reflection and Benediction 2019.02.03

Liturgy Pay attention to your breathing for a moment. How it rises and falls, rises and falls, the breath is like love, persevering, enduring, giving, and trusting in it there is no pretending, pretense, or posturing. As we effortlessly receive the nourishment of the breath, may we also join together this morning in training ourselves to effortlessly receive the nourishment […]

Liturgy, Reflection and Benediction 2019.01.27

Liturgy God, you are welcome in this place. You have blessed us beyond measure by calling us out to be your people and to do the work of life together. May we welcome one another into your presence and recognize what draws us together. As we look around and see the body of Christ, many members but all one people; […]

Liturgy, Reflection and Benediction 2019.01.20

Liturgy God of water and wine, Bring us together this morning To pour and drink deeply From the storehouse of your grace. After a week of bruises and slights, A week of unmet hopes, We are here to rest, to recline In the living room you have set. Teach us, Welcoming Spirit, The look and feel of wonder, As you […]

Liturgy, Reflection and Benediction 2019.01.13

Liturgy As we gather around your creations, In all our weaknesses and strengths, with our youth-filled spirits and aging bodies, may we be your people, O God. Honest in our faith and eager with questions, singing our praise and whispering our prayers, may we be your people, O God. Filled with saintly determination yet mindful of our human limitations, may […]

Liturgy, Reflection, Benediction 2019.01.06

Liturgy Friends, sisters and brothers, welcome to this new and wonderful space. Welcome to all your new beginnings– a new year, a new home, a new perspective. Let us take a moment to acknowledge this space and time. This morning, let us welcome a brilliant, new understanding of God’s presence. Let us welcome all the ways God will show up […]

Liturgy, Reflection, Benediction 2018.12.30

Liturgy You are each welcomed here today to unburden from your self-protective masks and armory. This is a sacred space for us to let go of that which no longer serves our souls. As you let go of your guardedness, receive. The eternal God seeks this morning to give an awakening to the eternal essence within you. As you receive, […]