News From the Center

February 5, 2023

Worship Resources for the Center for Faith and Giving New for 2023 “Because of YOU, Our Church Changes Lives”, annual campaign and stewardship materials are now available through our partners at the United Church of Christ. Visit www.uccresources.com/generosity for more information. These materials have been jointly produced between the Center for Faith and Giving and the United Church of Christ. […]

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February 12, 2023

Worship Resources for the Center for Faith and Giving New for 2023 “Because of YOU, Our Church Changes Lives”, annual campaign and stewardship materials are now available through our partners at the United Church of Christ. Visit www.uccresources.com/generosity for more information. These materials have been jointly produced between the Center for Faith and Giving and the […]

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January 29, 2023

Worship Resources for the Center for Faith and Giving Fourth Sunday after Epiphany Micah 6:1-8  Psalm 15  1 Corinthians 1:18-31 Matthew 5:1-12 Call to Worship  (inspired by Psalm 15) One:  Gathered to worship the Lord our God, let’s celebrateMany: those who walk blamelessly and do what is right.One:  United in our desire to love one another, let’s claimMany:  we do […]

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January 15, 2023

Worship Resources for the Center for Faith and Giving Second Sunday after Epiphany Isaiah 49:1-7 Psalm 40:1-11 1 Corinthians 1:1-9John 1:29-42 Call to Worship  (inspired by Ps. 40) One:  Gathered for worship, we rejoice! God lifts us up from mud and mire.Many:  We’re here to say and sing and shout our praise!One:  God gives us a new song to sing.  Let your […]

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January 22, 2023

Worship Resources for the Center for Faith and Giving Third Sunday after Epiphany Isaiah 9:1-4 Psalm 27:1, 4-9 1 Corinthians 1:10-18 Matthew 4:12-23 Call to Worship   One:  As we come together to worship God, we rememberMany: “the people who sat in darkness have seen a great light,One: and for those who sat in the shadow of death, light […]

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January 8, 2023 (ALT)

Worship Resources for the Center for Faith and Giving Baptism of Jesus Isaiah 42:1-9 Psalm 29Acts 10:34-43  Matthew 3:13-17 If you’re going to focus on baptism today, consider which CH hymns you might use throughout the service (check out #363-378) Consider asking some of your oldest members to share a remembrance from their baptisms.  Perhaps ask someone […]

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January 8, 2023

Worship Resources for the Center for Faith and Giving Epiphany Sunday Jeremiah 31:7-14  Psalm 147:12-20   Ephesians 1:3-14John 1:(1-9), 10-18  Call to Worship   One:  Remembering the light of the star which called the magi,Many:  we gather to give thanks to God,One: for God will turn our mourning into joy!Many:  God will comfort us, and give us gladness for sorrow.One:  We can […]

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Posted on December 31, 2022
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January 1, 2023 (New Year’s Day)

Worship Resources for the Center for Faith and Giving Isaiah 63:7-9  Psalm 148Hebrews 2:10-18 Matthew 2:13-23 Call to Worship  (inspired by Psalm 148)One: This is the first day of a brand new year.  Let’s praise God!Many: God’s name is the only name worth praising,One: All who love God, launch 2023 with PRAISE!Many: God’s glory shines in this new year.One: […]

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December 25, 2022 (Christmas Day)

Worship Resources for the Center for Faith and Giving Christmas Day  Isaiah 62:6-12 Psalm 98 Hebrews 1:1-4, (5-12)  John 1:1-14 Call to Worship  (adapted from Psalm 98)One:  Make a joyful noise to the Lord!Many:  We’re ready to break into joyous song and sing praises.One:  Not only people, but the sea, and all that fills it;              let the floods clap their hands […]

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December 24, 2022 (Christmas Eve)

Worship Resources for the Center for Faith and Giving Christmas Eve Isaiah 9:2-7  Psalm 96  Titus 2:11-14  Luke 2:1-14, (15-20) Your generous gifts allow us to provide these free resources and to continue creating a culture of generosity across the life of the church. Click Here to contribute today! Call to Worship  (inspired by Psalm 96) Leader:  Welcome […]

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