Topic: Desperation


God’s Dream

December 29, 2019
Opening Prayer (United Methodist Hymnal #231) Eternal God, by the birth of Jesus Christ you gave yourself to the world. Grant that, being born in our hearts, he may save…

How to Live When the World’s on Fire

November 17, 2019
Opening Prayer Holy and loving God, thank you for the assurance of your presence and grace. We are grieved by our capacity for inhumanity toward one another, and we are…

Refocused Sight through Jesus’ Eyes

October 28, 2018
Call to Worship L: Come, take refuge in the Lord, for God is good. P: From the storms and struggles of life we come. L: Come, rejoice in the Lord,…

Learning from the Outsider

September 9, 2018
New Testament Reading Mark 7:24-37 (CEB) Jesus left that place and went into the region of Tyre. He didn’t want anyone to know that he had entered a house, but…

God’s Inclusive Grace

July 1, 2018
Call to Worship L: Wait for the Lord, like those who hope in God’s mercy. P: God’s steadfast love endures forever. L: Watch for God, like those who eagerly await…

All People are Children of God?

August 20, 2017
Call to Worship L: Though we come from different circumstances, P: The Lord will make us one in worship. L: Though we have traveled different paths, P: The Lord will…

God with Us at All Times

January 1, 2017
Opening Prayer O God, you made of one blood all nations, and, by a star in the East, revealed to all peoples him whose name is Emmanuel. Enable us who…

Expect God to Make A Difference

December 18, 2016
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,…

Grace for Desperate People

September 18, 2016
Call to Worship L: With all your strength, sing aloud to the Lord. P: Our voices shall shout forth praise and thanksgiving to God. L: With all your heart, reach…