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Liturgy, Reflection, Benediction 2022.12.04

Liturgy We gather together on the secondSunday of Advent, and we lightthe candle of peace. We each bring a wound, a weight,or a worry into this Advent season.What might yours be? May we have the audacity and courageto name to God and those we trustwhatever within is longing foracknowledgment and comfort. God, we realize that often the mostpainful part of […]

What Does It Mean to Repent?

How does God relate to us through trust? As we enter the second week of advent, Gena St. David invites us into a wilder waiting in the wilderness, as we reconsider misperceptions of our life and their ramifications. [Matthew 3:1-6] Reflection Who has embodied God’s love for you? How has your perception of love changed after being with them? What […]

Waiting as we Wait

Jennifer Cumberbatch reflects on how we wait as we wait in the liturgy of our lives during this season of Lent [Malachi 3:1-4]. Reflection What areas are you called to act as priest and mediator in your spheres of influence? What areas are you invited to expand the kingdom of God? Resources Song: And He Shall Purify (Handel’s Messiah: A […]

Advent: Waiting for Eternity

Gideon Tsang and Mick Santostefano share about their experience in Dehli, India and reflect on how Advent is the finite waiting for the infinite. [2 Peter 3:8-15] Reflection: What kind of people should we be that anticipate the justice of God? Do we trust in God’s promise that he will bring justice? What are the things that we need to […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 06.05.11

Liturgy God of our past and our present, God of our future, yet to be and awaited, God of our years, our days, and even of this moment: Our lives are deeply rooted in miracles before us, Our faith is richly set in courage running thick, Our vocation is shaped by all those who have risked for your purposes. And […]

What is Advent?

Our lives are shaped by the seasons. When the sun rises and the temperature of the air determines when we wake up, what we wear and what we eat. Spring brings new life, Summers are fun times of sunshine and swimming, Fall brings school and sports, Winters for gathering together for warmth and reflection. As individuals, we go through seasons […]