Jesus tells a parable about gratitude and Jeremiah begins the tough work of restoring hope to a devastated Israel. These themes are reflected in our worship this week. In addition to the worship notes, our bulletin contains news, prayer concerns, mission notes and more.
A challenging Psalm, a liturgy for communion and inspiring hymns are parts of this week’s worship. The bulletin also includes news of our church community, prayer concerns, and more.
Jeremiah purchases a field at Anathoth and sets our collective memory going about the significance of the place. At the same time, he invests in the future of the people and plants seeds of hope. Our worship bulletins contain the outlines of our worship services and also the news of our congregation including prayer concerns, announcements, events and more.
This week read of Jeremiah mourning over Jerusalem, of Paul writing to Timothy and receive a challenging parable from Jesus. Our worship service is filled with challenges and opportunities to deepen our faith.
We provide our worship notes in .pdf format for worshipers who use tablet computers to allow them to change the size of the characters and to provide our worship bulletins and announcements to those who are not able to come to the church to receive a printed copy.
Our resurrection celebration is a time for festal music with fanfares and special anthems as well as multiple readings of the resurrection story and more.
The night before Easter is a traditional time to prepare for confirmation and membership into the Christian community. The Great Vigil is a liturgy that incorporates a service of first light, a service of the word, a service of baptism and a service of holy communion. The vigil functions as an introduction to the Christian Faith with familiar scriptures and prayers.
Our Good Friday service is simple, quiet, meditative and and opportunity to reflect on the day. The service is offered at noon with readers, but individual worshipers are welcome to come to the church at any time of the day and go through the liturgy with the guidance of the bulletin.
Recalling Jesus' last supper with his disciples invites us to share in the sacrament. This service concludes with the traditional readings and extinguishing of candles.
Recalling Jesus' washing of his disciples feet requires that we change our thinking about what it means to be a leader in the church. Our foot washing ceremony is intimate and quiet and concludes with the reminder of Jesus' new commandment.
The Fourth Sunday of Lent brings to us the Gospel story of the two brothers, sometimes known as the Prodigal Son. Our liturgy includes communion this week with a special choral anthem incorporated into the liturgy.
Our worship bulletins also include moments of mission, church news, a weekly calendar of activities, prayer concerns, birthdays and much more.
The Third Sunday of Lent features worship focusing on the words of he prophet as well as the Gospel message. Our liturgy contains prayers of confession as well as other opportunities to reflect during this holy season.
Worship bulletins also contain prayer requests, mission moments, member news, church events and much more.
The season of Epiphany draws to a close with Transfiguration - the story of Jesus taking Peter and James and John up to the mountain for an incredible meeting with Moses and Elijah. As we wonder at the story of our faith, we are invited to reflect on the mountaintop experiences we have known and also the practical events of the rest of our lives.
As usual, our worship bulletin contains prayer requests, mission moments, announcements, and much more.
The reception of members is always a joy and a special ceremony in the midst of our worship. This week's bulletin includes introductions to our new members as well as the balance of our liturgy. As usual, our worship bulletin includes announcements, prayer concerns, mission moments, and much more.
The Third Sunday of Advent is also known as Gaudet Sunday - a day of joy. As we anticipate the birth of the Christ child, we are aware of the joy that is coming into the world. This week includes a special showcase of our choirs and musical programs.
In addition to the liturgy, the bulletin contains news of members, prayer concerns, announcements of events and activities, mission news and much more.
The Letter of James has been a challenge to many religious thinkers. In contrast with other New Testament passages presenting an image of salvation by grace through faith, James emphasizes action. James simply does not make the distinction between belief and action - it is all a part of the same life of faith for him.
In addition to the liturgy for the day, our bulletin contains announcements, mission moments, prayer concerns, and other important information about the life of our congregation.
Psalm 84 begins with the familiar phrase, "How lovely is your dwelling place, O Lord of hosts!" This psalm inspires our worship this week as the entire congregation shares in the reading of the focus text.
As usual, our bulletin also contains prayer requests, birthdays, announcements, mission moments and events in the life of our community.
This Sunday's liturgy is rich with Communion, music, preaching and scripture. The story of Jesus sending out the disciples to share the Good News provides an invitation and instruction to us as we discover the meaning of discipleship.
In addition to the liturgy, our Sunday Bulletin contains announcements, prayer concerns, mission moments and much more!