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2020 Season of Identity Sermons – August 10, 31 and September 6

Three recorded sermons from the Season of Identity: August 10, 2020 – Matthew 14:22-33 August 31, 2020 – Exodus 3:1-15 September 6, 2020 – Exodus 25:4 Enjoy!

A Virtual Shruti Box

Dear Lydians, While worshipping online, I’ve been missing the shruti box. So I made a virtual version you can download and play as we sing our blessings for the bread and, later in the service, for the wine. The shruti box silver setting will work for the summer of 2020. I may upload new settings […]

Trinity Sunday 2020: Matthew 28: 16-20 – Christian

Pentecost 2020 Sermon: John 7:37-39 – Christian

Music for Pentecost and Early Summer, 2020

Dear Song Leaders and Singers, Here is the music we’ll be singing for Pentecost and early summer of 2020. Gathering songs: Candle lighting song: Evening Lamps are Lit Table acclamation: Summer Table Acclamation Regathering song: Honduras Allelulia Final hymn: Spirit, I Have Heard You Calling Day Is Done Thank you for leading your community in […]

Gracious Spirit, Heed Our Pleading

The Swahili gathering hymn “Njoo Kwetu, Roho Mwema” was written by Tanzanian pastor Wilson Niwagila. It was translated into the English version, “Holy Spirit, Heed Our Pleeding,” by Howard S. Olson. Though it has five verses, we sing only the first, alternating between English and Swahili. Holy Spirit, heed our pleadingFashion us all anewIt’s your […]

Music for Eastertide 2020

Dear Song Leaders and Voces Populi, Here are our musical selections for Eastertide of 2020 Our gathering song will be the Kiev Alleluia. Our candle-lighting song will be The Lord Is My Light and My Salvation. For the bread and wine, we’ll use the Festive Table Acclamation. Our post-cleanup regathering song will be the Duncan […]

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March 16 Sermon – God is Not Watching Us from a Distance

Christian’s Sermon of March 15

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February 24, 2020 Sermon

Here is Christian’s Sermon of 2-24-20 on Matthew 17:1-9.

February 3, 2020 Sermon

Here is Christian’s sermon of Monday, February 3, 2020.  The text was Matthew 5:1-12. Christian’s Sermon of 2-3-2020