29 November 2018

Prelude Call to Worship One: Now is the time to worry about papers due and tests to takeMany: Therefore I tell you, do not worry. One: Now is the time of fires and wars, of caravans and tear gasMany: Therefore I tell you, do not worry. One: even in the midst of the most worrisome […]

28 November 2018

Gathering Music “Gather Us In”  Centering Call to Prayer (Breathe together and repeat three times slowly) Breathing in: “I stand in awe …” Breathing out: “… of all creation.” Confession “Come Out, Come Out”  Scripture Psalm 65 NRSV 1 Praise is due to you, O God, in Zion;and to you shall vows be performed,2 O […]

27 November 2018

Gathering Music “Gather Us In” vs. 1 & 3 TFWS #2236 Here in this place new light is streaming, now is the darkness vanished away, see in this space our fears and our dreamings, brought here to you in the light of this day. Gather us in the lost and forsaken, gather us in the blind […]

15 November 2018

Gathering Music “We Have Come Too Far” by June Jordan We have come too farWe can’t turn ‘roundWe’ll flood the streets with justiceWe are freedom bound. Call to Prayer Scripture 1 Samuel 2:1-10 2:1 Hannah prayed and said, “My heart exults in the LORD; my strength is exalted in my God. My mouth derides my […]

14 November 2018

Gathering Music “Every Praise” “God Has Work for Us to Do” Call to Prayer Hayoung Kang Come bearing your joy and let us magnify it together. Come bearing your fear and let us find comfort in one another. Come bearing your hunger and let us share the bread of life. Let us seek truth, with […]

13 November 2018

A PRAYER OF LAMENT: PSALM 44: 23-26 (CEB) Leader: Wake Up!  Why are you sleeping, Lord? People:  Get Up! Don’t reject us forever! L:  Why are you hiding your face, forgetting our suffering and oppression? P: Look: we’re going down to the dust; our stomachs are flat on the ground! All: Stand up! Help us! […]

8 November 2018

Gathering Music Nancy Minon, guest soprano “Spiritus Sanctus Vivificans Vita” by Hildegard von Bingen Call to Worship Christopher Dwyer Many: We bid you welcome, who come with wary spirit seeking rest. One: Who come with troubles that are too much with you, who come hurt and afraid. Many: We bid you welcome, who come with […]