Author Archives: Scottrick

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Parent ~ Pastor ~ Poet ~ Author

Beauty First, Then Salt and Light

Bulletin for traditional reformed worship for this reflection: Bulletin-01-29-2023 E4 YA Scripture: Matthew 5:1-16 Let us pray: In the divine silence of our souls, help us, O Spirit Wisdom, to discern the calling of our Lord’s voice, that, with you, … Continue reading

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Bearing the Light in Challenging Times

Bulletin for this Reflection: Bulletin-01-08-2023 E YA Scriptures: Isaiah 60:1-6; Matthew 2:1-12 Let us pray: In the divine silence of our souls, help us, O Spirit Wisdom, to discern the calling of our Lord’s voice, that, with you, we may … Continue reading

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Love Has Come

Order of Worship to go with the following reflection: Bulletin-12-18-2022 A4 YA Scripture: Luke 1:39-45 (46-55) Let us pray: O Divine Mystery, as we prepare for your coming, open our hearts and illumine these scriptures by your Holy Spirit – … Continue reading

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Hopeful Peace

Bulletin for this reflection is available here: Bulletin-12-04-2022 YA Scripture: Luke 1:26-38 * *Note: Not RCL year A – Utilized in Generation to Generation: A Sactified Art Advent/Christmas curriculum, 2022) which the church I’m currently serving opted to utilized this … Continue reading

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Perseverance

Order of Worship for this Sermon: Bulletin-11-13-2022 YC P28 Scriptures: 2 Thessalonians 3:6-13; Luke 21:5-19 Let us pray: May the words of my mouth and the meditations of all our hearts help guide our actions to be Spirit-led in the … Continue reading

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Ordinary Saints

Full Order of Worship for the reflections below: Bulletin-11-06-2022 YC All Saints Scriptures: Haggai 2:1-7; Ephesians 1:11-23 Children’s Moment: Two puppets, an older grown-up one and a smaller two-sided puppet.  The grown-up comes along and asks how the youngster is … Continue reading

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From Reformation to Re-creation

A Dialog Sermon between Rev. Sharon Edwards and Rev. Dr. Scott T. Crane; the following text represents Pastor Scott’s side of the dialog. For worship bulletin and recorded online streaming of the service, please see the following links: Bulletin-TL 10-30-2022 … Continue reading

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Being Drawn into God

Order of Worship for this Reflection: Bulletin-10-16-2022 YC P24 Scriptures: Jeremiah 31:27-34; Luke 18:1-8 Let us pray: May the words of my mouth and the meditations of all our hearts guide our understanding, O Holy One.  Nurture us we pray, … Continue reading

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Our Hungry Hearts / World Communion Sunday October 2, 2022

Order of Worship for this Reflection; Bulletin-TL 10-02-2022 YC P22 Scriptures: Lamentations 1:1-6, 3:19-26; 2 Timothy 1:1-14;  Luke 17:5-10 Let us pray: O Keeper of our Souls, we pray that your Holy Spirit would breathe through us and fill our hungry … Continue reading

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In an Earthen Jar

Order of Worship for this reflection: Bulletin-TL 09-25-2022 YC P21 Scripture: Jeremiah 32:1-3a, 6-15 Let us pray: May the words of my mouth and the meditations of all our hearts give us insight to your Holy Will, O Lord our … Continue reading

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