This Litany of Commitment was created to serve alongside the stewardship sermon series, A Deeper Well.Continue reading
God our creator,
ruler of heaven and earth,
you see us in our joy and our pain,
our doubt and our faith,
our confusion and despair,
our longing and hope.
You see us.Continue reading
This affirmation of faith is adapted from the Confession of 1967, the first contemporary American creed. The Confession of 1967 draws heavily on the idea of reconciliation as it aims to address the role of the church in the modern world. Continue reading
This Affirmation of Faith is adapted from the Second Helvetic Confession, composed in 1561 by Heinrich Bullinger, a Reformed minister serving in Zurich, Switzerland during the emergence of Swiss-German Reformed Protestantism. It is known for its particular focus on the life of the church. Continue reading
These liturgies highlight the preparatory nature of Advent. They are paired with verses from Joy to the World. The pieces of the liturgy may be split as desired among readers.Continue reading
The Heidelberg Catechism was written in 1562 to reconcile different theological perspectives within various groups of the Reformation. It is written in question and answer form so that it can be memorized.
The Heidelberg Catechism was brought to America by the pilgrims and remains influential for American faith.
Below is an excerpt from 4.001. Continue reading
Each week, without fail, we pray as you taught us, your best, simple, most honest words. So we pray now, again and again,
Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name.
Holy is your name, God.
It’s holy when we don’t feel your presence. Continue reading