Category Archives: Conversation Starters

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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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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Faithful Re-examinations

Order of Worship for this Reflection: Bulletin-TL 09-18-2022 YC P20 Scriptures: 1 Timothy 2:1-7, Luke 16:1-13 Let us pray: May the words of my mouth and the meditations of all our hearts on this most puzzling of stories find, in … Continue reading

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Worship for July 31, 2022: The Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time / Proper 13, Year C

THE GATHERING * Please stand if willing and able Gathering Music: Hymn #19 “God of Great and God of Small” Welcome and Announcements Prelude: “Healing Grace” by Gary Sadler and John Chisum * Call to Worship          Show us your … Continue reading

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Worship for July 24, 2022; the Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time/Proper 12: Year C

THE GATHERING * Please stand if willing and able Gathering Music: Hymn #664 “Morning Has Broken” Welcome and Announcements Prelude: “Among Us and Before Us” by The Iona Community * Call to Worship          Show us your steadfast love, O … Continue reading

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