Call to Worship for Sunday, February 10

Something - someone - some force drew us here this morning.  Regardless of what compelled our presence, we are now in a holy house - a sacred space that can become a temple of transformation. On the mountaintop and in the clouds, On common paths and in familiar places, God is speaking.   In embraces and through stories of others, In our experiences and through our imaginations, Help us hear. Together, as the beloved community, let us worship Read More …

Call to Worship for Sunday, August 12

Leaving behind our busy lives we enter this sacred space for a holy hour seeking an experience that begins but never ends. In losing ourselves we find ourselves; In pursuing God's reign, we participate in it. Pressing on toward what is ahead, let us worship God.   Note: The call to worship is followed by congregational singing of Come Away from Rush and Hurry.  The first 2:40 of video below features Josh Bales singing those words. Read More …

Call to Worship for Sunday, August 5

Our journey into this moment is intentional; we find ourselves fully here as we set aside activity for stillness certitude for curiosity self-interest for communal possibility   We open ourselves to the Divine, seeking nurture and nourishment connection and communion healing and wholeness We welcome the possibility of transformation as together we worship the God of Many Names Read More …

Call to Worship for Sunday, February 20

Call to Worship We have come - from our homes and hotels, from a few blocks and from many miles - intent on entering this beautiful building built by human hands Settling into our seats we realize our task isn’t admiring the architecture, but rather experiencing and reflecting on the holy Aware of God’s presence, we begin to make meaning of words from Holy Scripture: From the first testament: Be holy because I, the Lord your God, am holy (Lev. 19:1) From the second testament: Be Read More …

Call to Worship for Sunday, September 12

Call to Worship Love is what draws us here.         Our desire to be loved entices us.         Brother-Sister love invites us.         God’s creative love unites us. Love is what fills us here.         A friendly embrace warms us.         Holy conversation informs us.         Christ’s presence transforms us. Love is what defines us here.         A compassionate tale stirs us.         A need made known prompts us.         God’s pervasive Spirit inspires us. Empowered by Read More …