Category Archives: Encouragement

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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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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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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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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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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Reformation Sunday October 31, 2021

THE GATHERING                                                                 * Stand if willing and able Gathering Music: #326 “For All the Saints” Welcome and Announcements Prelude: “Autumn glow” by Martha Mier * Call to Worship  Give thanks to the Lord, for God is good. God’s steadfast … Continue reading

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Worship September 12, 2021; the Twenty-fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time (Proper 19)

THE GATHERING                                                                             * Those willing and able please stand Prelude: ~ Steve LaFollette Singing Bowl and Lighting the Christ Candle * Call to Worship  Look at the heavens! They are shouting the glory of God. The days and the … Continue reading

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Worship June 27, 2021; the Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

THE GATHERING Gathering Music: “Great and Wonderful” Campfire p. 6 ~ Pastor Scott Welcome and Announcements Prelude: “Thou Art Worthy” arr. Fred Bock    Lighting of the Christ Candle Call to Worship   I wait for the Lord, My soul … Continue reading

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Pentecost Sunday May 23, 2021

MT Bulletin 05-23-2021 Pentecost Bulletin-TL 05-23-2021 Pentecost (Booklet) THE GATHERING Gathering Music: #300 “We Are One in the Spirit” ~ Pastor Scott Welcome and Announcements Prelude: “Joyful, Joyful ,We Adore Thee” arr. John Purifoy Call to Worship             God declares: … Continue reading

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