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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
Filed under: Lectionary, Resources, Uncategorized, Worship, Worship Resources
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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March 28, 2021

March 28, 2021 Worship Resources for the Center for Faith and Giving Lent VIPalm Sunday Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29 Mark 11:1-11 or John 12:12-16 Remember to add a fifth candle to your worship visuals, if you’re adding one each week.   These resources focus on Palm Sunday (not Passion Sunday).  Some visuals available for free use can be found here:  image-3-image-4-by-giotto-image-5, and  […]

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Four Fundraising Secrets

Four Fundraising “Secrets” To Improve Giving In Your Congregation Fundraisers know these things and use them with great effectiveness.  We think you should know them as well.  Can you see how these “not so secrets” would apply in your church? Secret #1: People give because they believe in the necessity of mission The primary reason […]

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Posted on January 25, 2021
Filed under: Administration, Leading, Tool Box, Uncategorized
February 23, 2020

February 23, 2020 Worship Resources for the Center for Faith and Giving Transfiguration Sunday (last after Epiphany) Exodus 24:12-18 Psalm 2  2 Peter 1:16-21 Matthew 17:1-9 Call to Worship  (adapted from Thom Shuman, One: It is good to be here in this sacred space, Many:  in the shelter of God’s love and hope. One:  […]

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Here is a sample of the high quality resources that make up the Faithful Hopeful Loving annual campaign materials provided by the Center for Faith and Giving in partnership with Ecumenical Stewardship Center. You can order this material at FHL January 26, 2020

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Posted on January 29, 2020
Filed under: Uncategorized
October 20, 2019

October 20, 2019 Proper 24 Worship Resources for the Center for Faith and Giving Proper 24 Jeremiah 31:27-34  Psalm 119:97-104  2 Timothy 3:14 – 4:5 Luke 18:1-8 Call to Worship   (from Jeremiah 31:31-34) One:  Here’s a promise!  God’s going to make a new covenant! Many:  A solemn promise will be written on our hearts! One:  […]

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