Call to Worship L: Today we light the Candle called HOPE, as a reminder that God's promises are true. P: We place our hope in God. L: We place our…
Gospel Reading Mark 13:1-8 As he came out of the temple, one of his disciples said to him, “Look, Teacher, what large stones and what large buildings!” Then Jesus asked…
Opening Prayer Mighty God, who speaks a word of peace to calm our troubled sea; Caring God, who nudges us away from fear and toward faith; Ever-present God, who fills…

Stones Are Rolled Away

April 1, 2018
Opening Prayer Loving God, joy floods over our souls on this day! Christ is risen! Fear is vanquished! Open our hearts and our spirits to receive the joy which has…

Jesus Reaches for You

August 13, 2017
Opening Prayer Lord, we come to you this day, seeking your healing and restoring love. Remind us to reach out to you in the good and easy times, as well…

Following the Spirit

March 5, 2017
Opening Prayer Open our eyes Lord, we want to see Jesus. We come seeking to know your will and your word. We come seeking a growing faith. Guide our minds…
Opening Prayer Gracious God, help us to truly hear your words of promise and trust in your abiding love. Open our hearts to receive your gifts of grace and peace,…

Wrestling with God

October 16, 2016
Opening Prayer Be gracious to us today, Lord, for we are in need of your mercy. We are often quick to doubt and slow to pray. We are tempted to…

A Crippling Spirit

August 21, 2016
The Gospel Reading Luke 13:10-17 (NRSV) Now he was teaching in one of the synagogues on the sabbath. And just then there appeared a woman with a spirit that had…