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Rhythm of Sabbath

This past Sunday, Jason Minnix spoke about the practice of Sabbath and rest. In order to help with this necessary rhythm in our lives, he offered a practical tool.  We are created to work 6 days and rest 1 day.  Just as work can be many different things so can rest.  Consider the following chart as a way to map […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 07.03.11

Liturgy God, our shaper, thank you for calling us into community in this city. Thank you for its color and vibrancy, its texture and life. Thank you that we can’t do all that you’ve asked of us on our own. But it’s together with all the people here that we’re asked to build your commonwealth of justice, peace and fullness […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 06.19.11

Liturgy We believe in God, Creator of beauty, source of every breath, foundation of every movement. God leads us beside still waters, makes us lie down in green splendor and lets nature heal and restore us. We believe in Jesus, the risen Christ, who loved the least, the last and the lost. Christ loves us, calls us by name and […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 05.29.11

Liturgy Lord Jesus Christ, pierce our souls with your love that we may always long for you. You, the bread of angels and the fulfillment of the soul’s deepest desires. May our hearts always hunger and feed on what you provide, so that our souls may be filled with sweetness in your presence. May our souls thirst for you, the […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 05.08.11

Liturgy Christ is risen: The world below lies desolate Christ is risen: The spirits of evil are fallen Christ is risen: The angels of God are rejoicing Christ is risen indeed from the dead, the first of the sleepers, Glory and power are his forever and ever. In God’s greatest sacrifice, we are given a new birth and inheritance through […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 05.01.11

Liturgy Redeeming God, we journey in hope: daring to believe in impossible things; seeing your imprint on our lives and in our world; knowing that you break through in unexpected ways, even in confusion and despair: in the love of friends and strangers; in the beauty of creation and in the laughter of our neighbors, where we catch a glimpse […]