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…

No Turning Back?

June 30, 2019
Opening Prayer Holy One, we come before you today: full of hope, full of desire, full of promise. Help us take up the mantle of faith you have laid before…
Call to Worship L: We have great joy in Christ our Lord who calls and heals us. P: For a while we lamented our sufferings, L: Yet we are reminded…

Miracles in Asking for Help

February 10, 2019
Opening Prayer Holy God, we gather to sing your praise and hear your word. Speak to us, that we may be wise enough to perceive your call. Strengthen us, that…

Christmas is Not One Day

December 30, 2018
Opening Prayer Creator God, prepare us to be witnesses of your love, forgiveness, and mercy. Make us ready to serve you in ways we can hardly imagine, for we ask…
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…