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Year C Archive: Advent 2018 — Advent 2019

Advent 2018 - Prepare the Way Worship Series

Advent marks the beginning of another year in the cycle of Scriptures that presents the narrative of the love of God revealed to the world. As is our usual fashion, we — the worship resource planning team—have chosen to take Advent, Christmas, and Epiphany together as a seven-part  […]

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Season After Epiphany 2019, part one - Greater Gifts

We have chosen to divide the season after Epiphany this year into two complementary series designed to equip congregations to “see all the people.” The first series focuses upon lifting up the gifts in the community and strategically acting together as one body with many interconnected parts. This  […]

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Season After Epiphany 2019, part one - See All The People

People who were always present around Jesus because of his preaching, teaching, and healing. Jesus truly saw all the people; and as a result, the people were always with him. As the church makes connections in the community to bring people to know Christ, we would do well to make  […]

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Lent 2019 - With All Your Heart

In this season of formation and preparation, we again approach the 40 days of Lent from a variety of different perspectives and points along the Christian journey. During this season, new and longtime Christians alike hear the call to return to God with all their hearts, thus entering a season historically  […]

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Easter 2019, Part 1 Worship Planning Series

Easter is more than just a day. It is a 50-day season that marks the resurrection of Jesus Christ and the ways we live into that reality, just as his disciples did. The season of Easter has long been a time when newcomers to Christianity and those already on the  […]

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Easter 2019, Part 2 Worship Planning Series

This second series focuses upon the action of God upon those who believe in and into Jesus and the action stirred among those who believe, thus creating a flow of divine energy from God to the church to the world.

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Season after Pentecost, Part 1 Worship Planning Series

This series begins with the observance of Trinity Sunday, one of the most widely debated yet central doctrinal understandings of the Christian faith. To understand the Trinity is to understand God’s presence with us and our lives with one another. The Trinity is often referred to as the  […]

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Season After Pentecost, Part 2 Worship Planning Series

With a four-week story arc, the energy profile of the series is likely to be naturally either “ever upward” or “ever deeper.” The Epistle readings could easily be handled in an “ever-upward” direction. The Old Testament readings probably work best with an “ever-deeper  […]

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