Too Old for Ordination?

By Shane Raynor
The bigger question is not if it's okay to discourage people over 45 from going through the ordination process, but rather, why aren't we discouraging everyone from going through… read more

Two Wild Turkeys and Trust

By Kasey Hitt
At a recent silent retreat I sat with eyes transfixed on two wild turkeys. A female was grazing along the edge of the wood without a care or glance in my direction while the male… read more

Worship Connection: Sunday after Pentecost Yr. C

By Nancy C. Townley
CALLS TO WORSHIP Call to Worship #1 L: In the midst of difficult times, we have new life from Christ. P: When we think that there is no hope, God offers us healing love. L: Come, … read more

Worship for Kids: June 9, 2013

By Carolyn C. Brown
From a Child's Point of View Luke 7:11-17. These two passages are very similar stories about the raising from death of the only sons of widows. Both make two important points… read more

Worship Elements: June 9, 2013

By Hans Holznagel
Third Sunday after Pentecost COLOR: GreenSCRIPTURE READINGS: 1 Kings 17:8-24; Psalm 146; Galatians 1:11-24; Luke 7:11-17 THEME IDEAS In all her well-known social and… read more

A Pair of Prophets

By John D.I. Essick
1 Kings 17:17-24; Luke 7:11-17 These two readings naturally pair. Two widows. Two sons. Two widowed mothers faced with the prospect of losing their children too. Luke apparently… read more
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