Topic: Destruction


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…

Good Grapes. Wild Grapes

August 18, 2019
Opening Prayer God of the vineyard, plant your passion for justice and righteousness in the soil of our lives; prune our thirst for bloodshed and strife from the wild growth…

Love Never Stops Here

August 11, 2019
Opening Prayer Mighty God, dress us for action in a world that needs us to care. You promise that if we turn from our selfish ways, we shall eat of…

When It Gets Worse Before It Gets Better

November 18, 2018
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…

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…

Hope When the World is Ending

November 13, 2016
Gospel Reading Luke 21:5-19 When some were speaking about the temple, how it was adorned with beautiful stones and gifts dedicated to God, he said, ‘As for these things that…