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Liturgy, Reflection & Benediction 2024.02.11

Liturgy Heavenly Parent, Lord Above,We come to you this morning to be transformed.Our minds are weary,Our backs so burdened,We wait for you in the wilderness of a world undone.We hold still for we have faith in your mystery.We pray you come closeso that we may find your way.Spirit of the Redeemer, Christ our King,You call us to a mountaintop of […]

What is Your Voice

What is possible when we speak boldly, listen intently, and connect expectantly? On the sixth Sunday after Epiphany, Brandon Kinder facilitates a panel discussion with YanHao Wong and Emily Galusha to reflect on their artwork in our Vesper art show “What Is Your Voice?” They discuss connections to spirituality and how artistic creativity is an exploration of finding our voice […]

Transfiguration and Transformation

Weylin Lee reflects on how Jesus’ transfiguration invites us to transformation and change as we enter this season of Lent [Mark 9:2-9]. Reflection How might you be invited to expand your symbols of God?How is listening to Jesus being embodied in your life?How are you being invited to sit in the paradox of wholeness and woundedness? Practice Expanding our symbols […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 02.24.13

Liturgy Let us continue our worship in this season of Lent. And Jesus, while up on the mountain, was transfigured before them…. In such blinding brightness, his common-day clothes— dazzling white as no eyes on earth had ever seen. Friends caught a bewildered glimpse of who he really was. O Christ, take us to the mountain. Transform our everyday lives, […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 02.19.12

Liturgy Holy God, mighty and immortal, you are beyond our knowing, yet we see your glory in the face of Jesus Christ, whose compassion illumines the world. Help our lives reflect the same compassion toward others and transform us into the likeness of the love of Christ, who renewed our humanity so that we may share in his divinity. We […]