News From the Center

May 19, 2024 (Pentecost)

Worship Resources forthe 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 Call to Worship  L:  The Spirit descends like a dove,        bringing peace to unite the world.P:  The Spirit comes like a breath, bringing life         to renew the people of God.L:  The Spirit spreads like fire, bringing energy         […]

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April 21, 2024

Worship Resources forthe 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  (inspired by John 10)One:  Come!  Let us worship God,           who provides a shepherd for all the sheep.Many: We’re here to listen to the voice of One who cares for us            and for all […]

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April 14, 2024

Worship Resources for the Center for Faith and Giving Easter III B Acts 3:12-19 Psalm 4 1 John 3:1-7 Luke 24:36b-48 Call to Worship   One: Peace be with you!Many: Jesus greeted his disciples on the first Resurrection Day,             and greets us here, today.  One:  Peace be with you!Many:  With me?  With US?  We’re eager to receive that peace.One:  Peace be with you!Many:  Peace be […]

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Posted on March 29, 2024
Filed under: Lectionary, Lectionary Based Worship Resources, Worship
March 31, 2024 Easter Sunday

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  Call to Worship (inspired by Acts 10)One:  Alleluia!  God anointed Jesus with the Spirit and with power.Many:  Alleluia!  God was with Jesus as he did good and healed many.One:  Jesus was betrayed, put to death on a cross, and buried.Many: But […]

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The search has begun…

The Center for Faith and Giving Ministry Opportunity March 21, 2024 Ministry Opportunity The Center for Faith and Giving is seeking the next Minister for Faith and Giving to serve as Executive Director. With Reverend Bruce Barkhauer’s retirement, we are looking for an energetic, passionate, and well-studied biblical stewardship catalyst. We seek a Minister with a strong […]

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Posted on March 22, 2024
Filed under: News and Updates
March 24, 2024 (Passion/Palm Sunday)

Worship Resources for the Center for Faith and Giving Palm Sunday Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29 Mark 11:1-11  Call to Worship   L: Humble and riding on a donkey,P:  we greet this teacher.L: Acclaimed by crowds and caroled by children,P:  we cheer this leader.L: moving from the peace of the countryside to the corridors of power,P:  we salute this truth-teller.ALL:  HOSANNA!  Blessed is the one […]

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