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 …

Please Slow Down

Tis the season for many things . . . atop my list right now are people who simply will not slow down.  Over the last 24 hours I have experienced several examples of this behavior, including: a very coffee-centered individual who asked if I was in a hurry or not because she really was (with my blessing and that of the couple ahead of me, she skipped to the head of the line at Starbucks) people who respond to various forms of communication in a manner that clearly indicates they failed to Read More …