Invitation to the Table This is not my table. This is not our church’s table. This is not our denomination’s table, or an American table, or a table reserved for the wealthy or well-connected. This table is reserved for sinners, for the … [Continue reading] about invitation to the table and prayer after communion: abundance
Shepherd of Israel, listen! You, who lead your people like sheep; you, who reign over all things from heaven; you, who make promises to every generation: Restore us! Shine your face on us, so that we can be saved! Lord God of might, won’t … [Continue reading] about prayers of the people: restore us!
God of Sarah and Hagar, We praise you for protecting and guiding us. God of Moses and Miriam, We thank you for liberating your children from oppression. God of Peter and Paul, We bless you even in the midst of conflict. God of Hildegaard and … [Continue reading] about CTW: Reformation Sunday
Advent Leads Our Hearts Rev. Elana Keppel Levy, 2018 (Tune of “Watchman, Tell Us of the Night”) ABERYSTWYTH (Joseph Parry, 1876) 1. Advent leads our hearts to hope, when we wander lost, alone. Though we in the darkness grope, we trust in a … [Continue reading] about Advent Hymn: Advent Leads Our Hearts
Call to Confession Friends, the invitation list to the Lord’s Table is larger than any of us could ever imagine. Let us confess the ways in which we have sought to limit that invitation. Confession God of Hospitality and Wonder, you welcome … [Continue reading] about Confession: invitation