Category: Resources

June 19, 2022

Worship Resources for the Center for Faith and Giving Proper 7C 1 Kings 19:1-4, (5-7), 8-15a  Psalm 42   Galatians 3:23-29 Luke 8:26-39 Call to Worship  (inspired by Psalm 42) One:  Despite challenges and dismay, we hope in God.Many:  We gather to praise God,                     even in times of disappointment and despair.One:  God is our rock!Many: Our souls long for the living God.One: […]

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June 12, 2022

Worship Resources for the Center for Faith and Giving Trinity Sunday Proverbs 8:1-4, 22-31 Psalm 8  Romans 5:1-5 John 16:12-15 A contemporary song with lyrics from the opening verse of Psalm 8 is “O Lord, our Lord, how majestic is your name in all the earth.”Find one possible video of this song here:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WXzzsoL7tEIoruse the chorus, found in […]

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June 5, 2022

Worship Resources forthe Center for Faith and Giving Pentecost Acts 2:1-21  Psalm 104:24-34, 35b Romans 8:14-17   John 14:8-17, (25-27) Today begins the season of Pentecost, which we celebrate as a season of celebrating God’s gift of the Holy Spirit.  It’s a perfect day to wear red, incorporate streamers and balloons, and let JOY fill the […]

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May 29, 2022

Worship Resources forthe Center for Faith and Giving Easter 7C Acts 16:16-34  Psalm 97 Revelation 22:12-14, 16-17, 20-21 John 17:20-26 Call to Worship  (adapted from Ps. 97)One:  Today we rejoice, for the Lord brings justice!Many:  Everyone can see God’s glory.One: Together we can love God and resist evil.Many: May God protect and strengthen us, and […]

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May 15, 2022

Worship Resources forthe Center for Faith and Giving Easter 5C Acts 11:1-18 Psalm 148 Revelation 21:1-6 John 13:31-35 Call to Worship  (inspired by Psalm 148)                               (consider using the scripture chorus “Praise Ye the Lord, Hallelujah!”                                as an opening hymn or as the completion of this call to worship)One:  We’re here to praise God!Many:  Yes!  Praise the […]

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May 8, 2022

Worship Resources forthe Center for Faith and Giving Easter 4C Acts 9:36-43  Psalm 23  Revelation 7:9-17 John 10:22-30 Call to Worship  (from Revelation 7)One:  ALL, and that means ALL (here, on-line and in spirit),                        come to worship God!Many:  With the multitude from all ages, we cry out with a LOUD voice,                      “Holy victory belongs to […]

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Posted on April 29, 2022
Filed under: Lectionary, Lectionary Based Worship Resources, Worship, Worship Resources
May 1 2022

Worship Resources forthe Center for Faith and Giving Easter III Acts 9:1-20  Psalm 30  Revelation 5:11-14 John 21:1-19 Call to Worship (adapted from Psalm 30)One:  Sing praises to the Lord!Many:  We’re here to give thanks to the Holy One.One:  Weeping may linger for the night, but joy comes with the morning.Many:  Celebrate!  God turns our […]

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Posted on April 22, 2022
Filed under: Lectionary, Lectionary Based Worship Resources, Worship, Worship Resources
April 24, 2022

Worship Resources forthe Center for Faith and Giving Easter 2 Acts 5:27-32 Psalm 118:14-29   Revelation 1:4-8 John 20:19-31 Call to Worship  Leader:  Behind closed doorsAll:  God’s Spirit blows over us Leader:  Through closed heartsAll:  God’s Spirit works in us Leader:  In closed lives broken open by God’s resurrecting power,All:  We come to worship God,            to wonder […]

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April 17, 2022 (EASTER)

Worship Resources forthe Center for Faith and Giving Acts 10:34-43   Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24I Corinthians 15:19-26   Luke 24:1-12 Call to Worship  1 Voice:  Darkness gives way to light; Cong:     Christ is risen! 1 Voice:  Violence gives way to love; Cong:     Christ is risen! 1 Voice:  Despair gives way to hope; Cong:     Christ is risen! 1 Voice:  […]

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Posted on April 10, 2022
Filed under: Lectionary, Lectionary Based Worship Resources, Worship, Worship Resources