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January 30, 2022

Worship Resources for the Center for Faith and Giving Epiphany +4 Jeremiah 1:4-10 Psalm 71:1-6 1 Corinthians 13:1-13Luke 4:21-30  Call to Worship  (from Psalm 71) One:  Come!  Let’s gather our minds and hearts to worship God.Many:  God is a rock of refuge in the land of anxiety where some languish,One:     refuge from the grasp of the cruel, where many fight COVID,Many:   refuge […]

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Posted on January 14, 2022
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January 23, 2022

Worship Resources for the Center for Faith and Giving Epiphany 3 Nehemiah 8:1-3, 5-6, 8-10   Psalm 19 1 Corinthians 12:12-31a Luke 4:14-21  Call to Worship (inspired by Luke 4:14-21)One: The Spirit of the Lord!Many:  Come!  Let’s tune our hearts and minds to the Spirit.One:  The Spirit anoints Jesus’ followers.Many:  That’s US!  We are Jesus’ followers.One:  The Spirit of the Lord promises good news […]

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Posted on January 6, 2022
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January 16, 2022

Worship Resources for the Center for Faith and Giving  Epiphany 2   Martin Luther King, Jr. remembranceIsaiah 62:1-5 Psalm 36:5-10 1 Corinthians 12:1-11 John 2:1-11 Call to Worship  (inspired by Psalm 36, from The Message)One:  Rejoice!  God’s love pours over us and all creation!Many:  How eager we are to be filled with God’s banquet,One: to taste the wonder of God’s spring […]

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Posted on January 2, 2022
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January 9, 2022

Worship Resources for the Center for Faith and Giving First Sunday after EpiphanyBaptism of Jesus Isaiah 43:1-7 Psalm 29  Acts 8:14-17 Luke 3:15-17, 21-22 Call to Worship (from Isaiah 43) One: Welcome to this time of worship, where we hear Good News! Many:  We claim this truth:              God has called us by name.  We belong to God! One: Nothing will […]

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Posted on December 28, 2021
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January 2, 2022

Worship Resources for the Center for Faith and Giving Epiphany Isaiah 60:1-6 Psalm 72:1-7, 10-14 Ephesians 3:1-12 Matthew 2:1-12 Epiphany!  These Epiphany Sunday resources open the way to recognize the “manifestation” or “showing” of Jesus as holy.  In Matthew 2, we hear the story of travellers from the east bringing gifts to Jesus.   Consider inviting the congregation to […]

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Posted on December 28, 2021
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December 19, 2021

Worship Resources for the Center for Faith and Giving Advent 4 Micah 5:2-5a Luke 1:47-55  Hebrews 10:5-10 Luke 1:39-45, (46-55) The last Sunday of Advent gives us opportunity to focus on Mary, and on her “Magnificat”.  There are many musical settings for this song of praise.  Even if you have special music planned (vocal or instrumental), you might […]

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Posted on November 15, 2021
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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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August 15, 2021

Worship Resources Pentecost XIII 1 Kings 2:10-12; 3:3-14  Psalm 111  Ephesians 5:15-20 John 6:51-58 Call to Worship  (from Psalm 111)One: Praise the Lord!Many:  We’ve come to give full-hearted thanks to the Lord.One:  Great are God’s works,Many: gracious and merciful is the Lord!One:  The Lord’s name is holy and awesome,Many: so let’s lift our voices to […]

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Posted on August 9, 2021
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April 25, 2021

April 25, 2021 Worship Resources for the Center for Faith and Giving Easter IV Acts 4:5-12 Psalm 23 1 John 3:16-24 John 10:11-18 Call to Worship   One:  Open the gate!  The Shepherd is coming!Many:  We hear our shepherd’s voice, calling us by name,                   leading us to green pastures.One: No stranger’s voice will we follow;                    we follow the voice which brings us […]

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April 4, 2021 (Easter)

April 4, 2021 Worship Resources for the Center for Faith and Giving EASTER DAY Acts 10:34-43   Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24 I Corinthians 15:1-11  John 20:1-18 This high festival day should be celebrated with light, white paraments, and as many symbols of LIFE as you can muster. Call to Worship  (before or after the opening hymn, invite the congregation […]

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