Topic: Struggle


That’s OK, I’ll Wait

December 15, 2019
Opening Prayer As the days darken and the winter winds blow, come to us, Promised One, in our time of waiting. Keep the vision of your salvation before our eyes,…

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…

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…

Rejoicing in Troubled Times

June 16, 2019
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…

Finding Hope in a Chaotic World

December 2, 2018
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…

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…

Understanding Jesus and Our Storms

June 24, 2018
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…