Category Archives: Conversation Starters

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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Worship for July 17, 2022; the Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time / Proper 11

THE GATHERING * Please stand if willing and able Gathering Music: Hymn # 32 “I Sing the Mighty Power of God” Welcome and Announcements Prelude: “How Can I Keep from Singing” arr. John Carter * Call to Worship          The … Continue reading

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Worship for July 10, 2022: The Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time / Proper 10

Gathering Gathering Music: Hymn #19 “God of Great and God of Small” Welcome and Announcements     Prelude: “It is Well With My Soul” by Philip Bliss * Call to Worship  Love the Lord your God, With all your heart, and with … Continue reading

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Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, July 3, 2022

Gathering Music         Welcome and Announcements     Prelude: “Songs of Faith” arr. Martha Mier * Call to Worship  Call upon the Lord!  I asked for help and I was healed! We asked for freedom, and we were given liberty beyond measure! … Continue reading

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Trinity Sunday, June 12, 2022

THE GATHERING Gathering Music: Hymn # 15 “All Creatures of Our God and King” Welcome and Announcements Prelude: “Prairie Blossoms” by Jack Butler * Call to Worship          Because from the beginning God has been faithful, We aim to serve … Continue reading

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Post Sabbatical Ruminations

One of the things I can foresee as I return to work – and travel for work when gas prices have risen almost $2 more than before I started my Sabbatical – is going to be the need to connect … Continue reading

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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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