Worship October 16- Persevere in Faith

Worship October 16- Persevere in Faith

Praying with confidence – You are heard Pray always. Do not lose heart. This is Christ’s encouragement in the gospel today. Wrestle with the word. Remember your baptism again and again. Come regularly to Christ’s table. Persistence in our every encounter with...
Worship October 9- Gratitude for Healing

Worship October 9- Gratitude for Healing

Increase our faith It’s a miracle! Multiple miracles! The waters of holy baptism have healed us. The body and blood of Jesus in holy communion have made us clean. We have died with Christ and been raised with him. For all this we have returned to offer thanks. From...
Worship September 25- Spreading the wealth frees us

Worship September 25- Spreading the wealth frees us

Practicing gratefulness by sharing God’s bounty Consideration of and care for those in need (especially those “at our gate,” visible to us, of whom we are aware) is an essential component of good stewardship. It is in the sharing of wealth that we avoid the...
Worship September 18 – Stewards of God’s Generosity

Worship September 18 – Stewards of God’s Generosity

The privilage of stewarding God’s generous gifts for all   As we are invited today to consider what it means to be managers (rather than owners) of all that we have, it is crucial to recognize that we are bought with a price. “Christ Jesus, himself human,...
Worship September 11- Who is Jesus inviting?

Worship September 11- Who is Jesus inviting?

Broadening the circle by seeking those on the edges The grumbling of the religious leaders in today’s gospel is actually our holy hope: This Jesus welcomes sinners and eats with them. That our God seeks and saves the lost is not only a holy hope, it is our only hope....