Category: Worship Resources

December 26, 2021

Worship Resources for the Center for Faith and Giving Christmas 1 1 Samuel 2:18-20, 26 Psalm 148 Colossians 3:12-17 Luke 2:41-52 Call to Worship  (adapted from Psalm 148) One:  Praise the Lord!Many:  From the skies, from the highest heavens, praise the Lord!One:  The Lord established the sun and moon, so we praise the Lord.Many:  Not only the earth, but all people, […]

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Posted on November 22, 2021
Filed under: Lectionary, Lectionary Based Worship Resources, Worship, Worship Resources
December 12, 2021 (Advent III)

Worship Resources for the Center for Faith and Giving Advent 3  Zephaniah 3:14-20 Isaiah 12:2-6 Philippians 4:4-7 Luke 3:7-18 Traditionally, this Advent 3 Sunday is known as Gaudate (Joy) Sunday.  It marks the mid-way point in this Advent season. Continue to grow your Advent decorations,perhaps by inviting people to add an ornament or a Chrismon to the chancel […]

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December 5, 2021 (Advent II)

Worship Resources for the Center for Faith and Giving Advent 2  Malachi 3:1-4Luke 1:68-79 Philippians 1:3-11Luke 3:1-6 Continue to grow your Advent decorations, perhaps adding poinsettias, or additional banners, and lighting the second Advent candle.  If you are lighting a traditional wreath (3 purple, 1 pink), remember the pink candle is lit at the ½ way point in […]

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November 28, 2021

Worship Resources for the Center for Faith and Giving Advent 1 Jeremiah 33:14-16 Psalm 25:1-10 1 Thessalonians 3:9-13 Luke 21:25-36 Be prepared to announce (with colors, banners, an Advent wreath or a single candle) the beginning of a new season and a new Christian year.  In this season, worship resources will include suggestions for lighting an Advent wreath […]

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November 21, 2021

Worship Resources for the Center for Faith and Giving Reign of Christ Sunday 2 Samuel 23:1-7  Psalm 132:1-12, (13-18)  Revelation 1:4b-8 John 18:33-37 Call to Worship  (adapted from Rev. 1) One:  Grace to you and peace from the One who is, who was,                 and who is to come!Many:  We’re gathered in the name of Jesus Christ, the faithful witness,                the Ruler […]

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November 14, 2021

Worship Resources for the Center for Faith and Giving Pentecost XXV 1 Samuel 1:4-20   1 Samuel 2:1-19 Hebrews 10:11-14 (15-18), 19-25 Mark 13:1-8 Call to Worship  (from Hebrews 10)   One:  With true hearts, assured of our faith, let’s grab hold of all              our faithful God is promising!Many:  We’re meeting together (virtual and in our sanctuary), to              encourage one another.One:  Today is the right […]

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October 31, 2021

Worship Resources for the Center for Faith and Giving Pentecost XXIII Ruth 1:1-18   Psalm 146   Hebrews 9:11-14Mark 12:28-34 Call to Worship  (from Psalm 146)One: Come!  Praise God, now and all the days of our lives!Many:  For it is God who made heaven and earth,                       the sea and all that is in them.One:  It is the Lord who watches over strangers, Many: upholding […]

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Posted on October 29, 2021
Filed under: Lectionary, Lectionary Based Worship Resources, Worship, Worship Resources
November 7, 2021

Worship Resources for the Center for Faith and Giving All Saints Sunday   Isaiah 25:6-9 Psalm 24  Revelation 21:1-6a  John 11:32-44 (These are the texts for All Saints Sunday B) Call to Worship  (adapted from Revelation 21)One: Surrounded by the saints of all ages,Many: we rejoice, for the home of God is among us!One:  We trust God to be […]

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October 24, 2021

Worship Resources for the Center for Faith and Giving Pentecost XXII Job 42:1-6, 10-17   Psalm 34:1-8, (19-22)  Hebrews 7:23-28 Mark 10:46-52 Call to Worship  (from Psalm 34, “The Message”)One:  Today’s the day to worship God!Many:  We’re here to bless God with every breath we take.One:  Open your mouth and taste, open your eyes and seeMany:  how good God is!One: Blessed are […]

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October 17, 2021

Worship Resources Pentecost XXI Job 38:1-7, (34-41)  Psalm 104:1-9, 24, 35c  Hebrews 5:1-10 Mark 10:35-45 (If you use music videos, consider using Matt Redman’s 10,000 Reasons as intro music) Call to Worship  (inspired by Psalm 104) One: Bless the Lord, O my soul!Many:  We come to worship the Lord our God, who is great!One:  Praise […]

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