Lenten Theme: An Economy of Trust

Contributed by Jeanyne B Sletton & Rick Marshall Our theme for this Lenten season is “An Economy of Trust.” On a corporate level, we know what an economy of fear and greed looks like. On a personal level, we know what an economy of consumerism and gratification looks like. What happens when we focus on an…

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Season of Lent

Contributed by Jeanyne Slettom Easter Benedictions/Commissioning & Blessing Lent 1 In this season of Lent, take time, when you can, to be still. Ponder the one who gave his life to bring forth the kingdom of God.   We will honor Christ by believing in God’s vision for creation;   We will be like good soil,…

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Good Friday Service

Call to Worship: Come to this place apart to pray; God, who has given us life, meets us here. Will God be revealed to us on this dark day? Has not God turned away and forsaken us? Come, all who are weary and discouraged, God, whom you have trusted, has not deserted you. Will God…

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Lenten Candle Liturgy

Contributed by Jeanyne Slettom This liturgy was written to reflect a process-relational theology. [Note: The correct number of candles will need to be displayed in preparation for their gradual extinguishing over the period of Lent. This year, if the Service of Ashes is included, as well as Good Friday and all Sundays in Lent, then eight…

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Ash Wednesday

Contributed by Jeanyne Slettom A Service of Ashes Preparation note: The correct number of candles will need to be displayed in preparation for their gradual extinguishing over the period of Lent. This year, if the Service of Ashes is included, as well as Good Friday and all Sundays in Lent, then eight candles will be required.…

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