Worship Archive

Church Year 2020-2021

We Unite in the Spirit of Jesus

Sunday, January 17, 2021

Readings: Excerpt from “The Christian Way of Life in Human Relations” by Martin Luther King, Jr; and Luke 4:16-30

Worship Leader: Sarah Klockowski

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We Unite in the Love of Truth
Sunday, January 10, 2021

Readings: James Baldwin; John 1

Pastoral Messages from Rev. Jenny Rankin and Sarah Klockowski

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Epiphany Sunday
Sunday, January 3, 2021

Readings: Matthew 2:1-12, A Blessing for Those Who Have Long to Travel by Jan Richardson, and more!

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Christmas Eve Service
Thursday, December 24, 2020

“The Stubborn Hope of Christmas”

Pastoral Message: Rev. Jenny Rankin

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Pageant Sunday
Sunday, December 20, 2020

Readings: Luke 1:26-38

Worship Leader: Margit Griffith

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When God Becomes Flesh
Sunday, December 13, 2020

Readings: Isaiah 61:1-11; John 1

Pastoral Message: Sarah Klockowski

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A Close and Holy Darkness
Sunday, December 6, 2020

Readings: Isaiah 40:1-11; Poem by Stephanie Noble

Pastoral Message: Rev. Jenny Rankin

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For Weary Watchers
Sunday, November 29, 2020

Readings: Mark 13:24-37; Isaiah 64:1-3, 8-12

Pastoral Message: Sarah Klockowski

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Of Gifts and Gratitude
Sunday, November 22, 2020

Readings: “A Prayer for Thanksgiving” by Rev. Max Coots; Selection from Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer

Pastoral Message: Rev. Jenny Rankin

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Hope is Invented Every Day
Sunday, November 15, 2020

Readings: “Roots”, by Lucille Clifton; Isaiah 1:16-17; Selections from Eddie Glaude’s Begin Again (DOWNLOAD EXCERPT HERE)

Pastoral Message: Rev. Jenny Rankin

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Into the Waters
Sunday, November 8, 2020

Readings: Isaiah 43:1-2, 4, 16-19, and Genesis 1:1-5

Pastoral Message: Sarah Klockowski

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Standing on a Threshold, Seeking the Sacred
Sunday, November 1, 2020

Readings: A Poem by Robert Walsh; Hebrews 12:1-3

Time for All Ages: Child of Faerie
Written by Jane Yolen, and illustrated by Jane Dyer
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Pastoral Message: Rev. Jenny Rankin

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How is Your Heart?
Sunday, October 18, 2020

Readings: Frederick Buechner, selections; Philippians 4, selections

Pastoral Message: Rev. Jenny Rankin

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Listening to God’s Heart in Nature
Sunday, October 4, 2020

Readings: “Time for Serenity, Anyone?” by William Stafford; “The Peace of Wild Things” by Wendell Berry

Pastoral Message: Rev. Jenny Rankin

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Be of Good Courage
Sunday, September 27, 2020

Readings: “Wild Geese” by Mary Oliver; Philippians 2:1-2

Pastoral Message: Rev. Jenny Rankin

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What We Need is Here
Sunday, September 20, 2020

Exodus 16:2-5, 12-15; “Only the Beginning” by Rabbi Rachel Barenblat

Pastoral Message: Rev. Jenny Rankin

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A Living Sanctuary
Sunday, September 13, 2020

Readings: Joshua 4:19-24; 1 Peter 2:4-10

Pastoral Message: Sarah Klockowski

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