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!
There is no need for another sermon to "explain" the trinity. After all, how can you describe something the defies description. Our liturgy this week is designed to offer glimpses and experiences that point towards God who is beyond our explanations. In addition to the liturgy, the bulletin contains prayer concerns, announcements, calendar, moments of mission and more.
Our Pentecost service features special music, recognition of our graduates, thanks for our choir and director, and a lot of other special elements as we celebrate the birthday of the church. In addition, our bulletin features, news, announcements, calendar, mission moments, prayer concerns and a whole lot more.
John 17 is known as the prayer of Jesus. In this week's passage, Jesus prays for all of the generations of disciples that will follow his earthly ministry. As usual, our bulletin has not only the week's liturgy, but also news, announcements, prayer requests, mission moments and more.
This week is the second in a mini sermon series on John 15. Disciples are friends together when they abide in the love that Jesus shared from God. Check out the liturgy, read church news, prayer concerns, mission moments and more.
the 15th chapter of the Gospel of John is part of Jesus' farewell address to his disciples and it contains practical and challenging advice to those who would be contemporary disciples.
Our worship bulletin contains mission moments, church news, prayer concerns and a lot more as well as the liturgy for the day.