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Parent ~ Pastor ~ Poet ~ Author

Worship for May 29, 2022; the Seventh Sunday of Easter

THE GATHERING         * Stand if willing and able Gathering Music: Hymn #14 “For the Beauty of the Earth” Welcome and Announcements     Prelude:”Brethren We Have Met To Worship” arr. * Call to Worship  I am the Alpha and the Omega, says … Continue reading

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Sabbatical Musings, Part the Fourth

On the eve of the NE Region of our Presbytery engaging in the “Creative Collaborations” workshop, some salient socio-cultural thoughts have come to mind… The region of “Nones and Dones” will continue to expand from the PNW toward the east … Continue reading

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Sabbatical Musings, Part the Third

I pray: Guide our feet to your path, O Lord, even though it be so very difficult for us to follow.  Illumine our minds and hearts, that we may live and move and have our being in You. What an … Continue reading

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Sabbatical Musings, Part the Second

Author’s Note: I have been a part of a Lenten Group practicing the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius this year for Lent and as a part of my Sabbatical.  Today’s “Sabbatical Musings” arise from one of the Examen sessions on … Continue reading

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Sabbatical Musings, Part the First

“For such a time as this…” Rain drops on the window speak to me of my worlds – in, out; reflection, tactile; each drop showing in its entirety the reflected worlds within and without. On the window, those raindrops sit … Continue reading

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Worship for Sunday, February 27, 2022; Transfiguration Sunday

THE GATHERING * Stand if willing and able Gathering Music Hymn #39 “Great Is Thy Faithfulness” Welcome and Announcements     Prelude: “Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing” ~ arr. Kenon D. Renfrow * Call to Worship  From the very beginning, God … Continue reading

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Worship for Sunday, February 20, 2020: Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time/After the Epiphany

THE GATHERING          * Stand if willing and able Gathering Music: Hymn #32 “I Sing the Mighty Power of God” Welcome and Announcements     Prelude: “I Hear Thy Welcome Voice” ~ by John Purifoy * Call to Worship  Here we are, … Continue reading

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Worship for Sunday February 13, 2022: Sixth Sunday after the Epiphany

THE GATHERING          * Stand if willing and able Gathering Music: Hymn #666 “O Splendor of God’s Glory Bright” Welcome and Announcements     Prelude: “Lovely” by Bill Bay * Call to Worship  When we turn our hearts away from God and … Continue reading

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Worship with Communion for February 6, 2022; the Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time/After the Epiphany

THE GATHERING                                              * Those willing and able please stand Gathering Music: Hymn #69 “I, the Lord of Sea and Sky” Welcome and Announcements     Prelude: “Here is Bread, Here is Wine” by Graham Kendrick * Call to Worship In the … Continue reading

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Worship for Sunday, January 30, 2022; The Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time/After the Epiphany

THE GATHERING * Stand if willing and able Gathering Music: Hymn #35 “Praise Ye the Lord, the Almighty” Welcome and Announcements Congregational Meeting following worship – Zoom Prelude: “Spirit of God, Descend Upon My Heart” arr. Mark Hayes         * Call … Continue reading

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