Category Archives: Reflection

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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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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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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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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