Liturgies

Our inclusive language liturgies generally set the structure and theme of Sunday morning worship.

2017 Recommittment: Getting a New Heart and a New Spirit

2017 Recommitment season bulletin cover image: Deborah Sokolove, Station 12: Jesus Dies on the Cross, 2007, acrylic and copper on board, 12” x 12

GATHERING.                 

ENTRANCE

REFLECTION

The Spirit is the animation that God breathed into humankind on creation day; the Spirit is the mystery of the resurrected Christ; and the Spirit is the future of God reshaping the community.

Gail Ramshaw, Under the Tree of Life, p 84

 

2017 Summer: The Kingdom of Heaven is Like…

photo of miscellaneous jewelry with large pearl at centerGATHERING.                 

ENTRANCE

REFLECTION

The kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seed…
The kingdom of heaven is like yeast…
The kingdom of heaven is like treasure…
The kingdom of heaven is like a pearl of great value…
The kingdom of heaven is like a net…

Adapted from Matthew 13:31-33 and 44-46

2017 After Pentecost – It’s Still Good

"Jesus Invites You to be in Paradise Today" bulletin cover for the season after Pentecost 2017GATHERING.                 

ENTRANCE

REFLECTION

There was only one guy in the whole Bible Jesus every personally promised a place with him in Paradise. Not Peter, not Paul, not any of those guys. He was a convicted their, being executed. So don’t knock guys on death row. Maybe they know something you don’t.

–Neil Gaiman, American Gods

 

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2017 Lent – Is God With Us? Is God Among Us?

GATHERING.                 

ENTRANCE

REFLECTION

The most amazing fact about Jesus . . . is that he found God in disorder and imperfection—and told us that we must do the same or we would never be content on this earth.

Richard Rohr,
The Naked Now: Learning to See as the Mystics See
, pg 1.

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