Worship is Your Rest Stop

Worship is Your Rest Stop

Worship is Your Rest StopStory Sermon1 September 2019God’s Creative Power and Rest / All Things in Relationship (Genesis 1:1-2:3)Keeping the Sabbath (Exodus 16:22-20; 20:8-11; 31:13-14)Psalm 92: The Song of the SabbathPsalm 23: God’s RestPsalm 104: God’s...
True Hospitality

True Hospitality

True HospitalityLectionary1 September 201912th Sunday After PentecostStartText to LifeIt is almost Labor Day. Can you believe it? Where has the summer gone? Labor Day is unlike other “holidays” because it is both a celebration and a sadness. On the one hand it is a...

Sing! Preaching Tip for 1 September 2019

Music is a kind of metaphor that can’t be described in words. But music is powerful. Try bringing music into your sermon, into your holy communion liturgy, into your worship in new and exciting ways. To access this post, you must purchase Standard Membership or...

Pastor’s Prayer for 1 September 2019

Now concerning the eucharist, give thanks in this manner: 2First, concerning the cup: We give thanks to you, our Father, for the holy vine of your servant David, which you have revealed to us through your servant Jesus. To you be the glory forever. Amen 3And...

The Creation

In Beginning God.  These are the first words of the story of our creation. These words point out that God devised it, designed it, performed it, and still maintains it.  This story of the beginning is not over.  We are a part of it!  When God spoke creation into...