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Liturgy, Reflection, Benediction 2023.8.20

Liturgy With open arms you welcome all who call on your name—who acknowledge you as Lord, and look to you in faith.No one stands outside the circle of your mercy and love. We come to offer you our worship—to give thanks that you are our God,and that we are your people, called,chosen, and loved beyond measure. In your endless love […]

Extending the Table

What would it look like for us to create more space at the table? Weylin Lee looks at an encounter between Jesus and the marginalized to consider how we move beyond our biases, prioritize mercy over convenience, and disrupt negative peace. [Matthew 15:21-28] Reflection How are you invited to decolonize your view of Christ and your faith? How might you […]

Facing Our Fear

Gena Minnix reflects on the Transfiguration and what it means to allow Jesus to come alongside us in our fear and to trust enough to take a small leap towards authentic love [Matthew 17:1-8]. Reflection How is fear shrinking my perspective on God, myself, others, or what’s possible? What would happen if I allowed Jesus to come alongside me and […]