Mother’s Day Service

Focus: Rejoice with Jerusalem, and be glad for her, all you who love her; rejoice with her in joy…As a mother comforts her child, so I will comfort you. Isaiah 66

Be Loved, Beloved, Be Love

Focus: “Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” ― Lao Tzu

Earth Day Service

Focus: “You cannot get through a single day without having an impact on the world around you. What you do makes a difference and you have to decide what kind of a difference you want to make.”

Laity Sunday

Focus: Sue Maccalous, Poem by Mary Oliver Threshold Moment: Heather Davis, “Acknowledging and Honoring our own Sensitive Selves”.

Easter Service

L: Out of the earth Rises light, Rises life, Rises spring. All: May we join with the iracle that is springtime and enter into life with lightness and joy.

Maundy Thursday

L: Come and remember the love of Jesus, gathered at table with his friends. All: We come to receive from Christ the bread of life, the cup of blessing;

Restoration – Fifth Sunday in Lent

Focus:  Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul.     – John Muir Threshold Moment:  A Time for Centering Welcome:  The demands of following Jesus are great. He shows us that sometimes we must make extraordinary efforts to move in a […]

Creativity and Healing – Fourth Sunday in Lent

Focus:  A single event can awaken within us a stranger totally unknown to us. To live is to be slowly born.”   ― Antoine de Saint-Exupery Threshold Moment:  (Video) Welcome:  Prolonged times of difficulty can impede our ability to stay creative. The picture of our lives is dulled and hope for a brighter future can fade. We need […]

Stories – Third Sunday in Lent

Focus: “There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.”   — Maya Angelou Threshold Moment:  Centering Time   (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yFjNxztJFKg&feature=emb_logo) Welcome:  Gathering Music: Healing Hands (by Cheryl Sager)      — Cheryl Sager & Neal Zweig Opening Prayer of Confession: Let us acknowledge our need to restore, repair, and renew ourselves in body, mind and […]