"O Lord, We Seek" A New Advent Hymn Tune: VALET WILL ICH DIR GEBEN, Melchior Teschner, 1614 Lyrics by Rev. Elana Keppel Levy, 2019 1. O Lord, we seek the stillness that comes from trust in you. When evil howls around us, we long for hope … [Continue reading] about Advent Hymn: O Lord, We Seek
Advent 1 — Isaiah 2:1-5 We know the world is not as it should be. God’s Word will spring out of Jerusalem and instruct all. Creation groans for its redemption, for things to be made right. God will decide and settle disputes between the … [Continue reading] about Advent Wreath Liturgies (based on Isaiah passages for Year A)
We sing because God does marvelous things! He opened salvation to all and revealed his righteousness to the world. Make joyful noise the Lord, all the earth! We join in joyous song and sing God's praises! It's not only us, but the sea, the … [Continue reading] about call to worship: because God does marvelous things
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!