Category: Worship

May 23, 2021

May 23, 2021 Worship Resources for the Center for Faith and Giving Pentecost! Acts 2:1-21  Psalm 104:24-34, 35b  Romans 8:22-27   John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15 This is a great day to use visual cues for telling the story of Pentecost.  Invite everyone to dress in red, fill the sanctuary with candle light, have a fan ready to blow crepe paper streamers, […]

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May 16, 2021

May 16, 2021 Worship Resources for the Center for Faith and Giving Ascension Sunday Acts 1:1-11 Psalm 47   Ephesians 1:15-23Luke 24:44-53 Call to Worship  (from Psalm 47) One:  Clap your hands, all you peoples;Many: we’ll shout to God with loud songs of joy!One:  The Lord, the Most High, is awesome!Many: God goes up with the sound of a trumpet.             (if […]

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May 9. 2021

May 9, 2021 Worship Resources for the Center for Faith and Giving Easter VI(also, USA Mother’s Day) Acts 10:44-48 Psalm 98 1 John 5:1-6 John 15:9-17 Call to Worship  (from Psalm 98)   (give the congregation a “heads up”;  we’ll clap in thanksgiving in this call to worship) One:  Sing to the Lord a new song!Many:  We’ve come to make a joyful […]

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Posted on April 28, 2021
Filed under: Lectionary, Lectionary Based Worship Resources, Worship, Worship Resources
May 2, 2021

May 2, 2021 Worship Resources for the Center for Faith and Giving Easter V Acts 8:26-40Psalm 22:25-31 1 John 4:7-21 John 15:1-8 Call to Worship   One:  Come!  Gather in the name of the resurrected Christ               as we lift our voices to worship God.Many:  Surely God is in this place, calling us to worship in spirit and in truth.One:  God’s love flows […]

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Posted on April 22, 2021
Filed under: Lectionary, Lectionary Based Worship Resources, 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 18, 2021

April 18, 2021 Worship Resources for the Center for Faith and Giving Easter III/Earth Sunday Acts 3:12-19 Psalm 4 1 John 3:1-7 Luke 24:36b-48 Call to Worship   One:  Peace be with you!Many:  It’s Jesus’ blessing for his followers…including US!One:  Peace be with you.Many:  Jesus continues to startle us, calling us to be witnesses.One:  Peace be with you!   Many:  We receive the gift of […]

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April 11, 2021

April 11, 2021 Worship Resources for the Center for Faith and Giving Easter II Acts 4:32-35 Psalm 133 1 John 1:1 – 2:2 John 20:19-31 Call to Worship  (inspired by John 20:26)One:  Welcome to this hour of worship,                   one week after our Easter celebration!Many:  Tho’ the flowers have faded and the balloons are deflated,                  we’re here to rejoice, for Christ is […]

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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:  https://blueeyedennis.tumblr.com/post/114593340967/image-1-image-2-  image-3-image-4-by-giotto-image-5, and  […]

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