Category Archives: Inspiration

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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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 January 16, 2022; the Second Sunday in Ordinary Time

THE GATHERING          * Stand if willing and able  Gathering Music: Hymn #39 “Great is Thy Faithfulness” Welcome and Announcements     Prelude: “Frosted Windowpanes” by Martha Mier          * Call to Worship  How precious is the steadfast love of God. All people … Continue reading

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Worship for December 26, 2021 the First Sunday of Christmas, Year C

THE GATHERING          * Stand if willing and able Gathering Music           Welcome and Announcements     Prelude: “The Star Carol” by Alfred Burt; Doug Anderson, vocalist Lighting of the Christ Candle * Call to Worship  Praise the Lord!  Praise God in … Continue reading

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December 24, 2021; Nine Lessons and Carols for Christmas Eve

Trout Lake Community Christmas Eve Service December 24, 2021 ~ 7:00 PM Exchange of Greetings and Brief Zoom Orientation ~ Pastor Scott Gathering Music: Hymn # 110 “Love Has Come” Welcome ~ Pastor Scott A Litany for Advent using Carol … Continue reading

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Worship for December 12, 2021; the Third Sunday of Advent, Year C

THE GATHERING * Stand if willing and able Gathering Music: Welcome and Announcements     Prelude: “A Rose is Gently Blooming” by Johannes Brahms * Call to Worship & Lighting the Advent Candle of Joy “Rejoice in the Lord always; again I … Continue reading

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Worship November 14, 2021; the Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time (Proper 28)

THE GATHERING * Stand if willing and able Gathering Music: Hymn #401 “Gather Us In” Welcome and Announcements     Prelude: “My Shepherd Will Supply My Need” arr. Mark Hayes * Call to Worship  God is faithful: Christ is coming, to raise … Continue reading

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Worship for October 24, 2021 – the Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time (Proper 25)

THE GATHERING                                                                 * Stand if willing and able Gathering Music: #450 “Be Thou My Vision” Welcome and Announcements Prelude: “Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus” by Helen H. Lemmel            * Call to Worship  Let us bless the Lord at all … Continue reading

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Worship with Reaffirmation of Baptism, October 10, 2021: Twenty-eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time (Proper 23)

     THE GATHERING                                              * Those willing and able please stand Gathering Music: Hymn #300 “We Are One in the Spirit” Welcome and Announcements Prelude: “October Morning” by Martha Mier     * Call to Worship  Give thanks to the … Continue reading

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Worship with Communion: September 5, 2021; The Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time; Proper 18

THE GATHERING                                              * Those willing and able please stand Welcome and Announcements     Gathering with Bowl and Flame        Prelude: “Give Me Jesus” arr. John Purifoy * Call to Worship  Merciful God, maker of us all, you plead the cause of … Continue reading

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