Fear and Faith

Our service this morning is hosted by Trinity United Church, Rev. Sydney Elias presiding. Order of Service:Welcome and Call to WorshipPrayer Gracious God, you come to us when we least expect itcalling us out of our routines and our plans,inviting us to follow Christ on a journey of faith.We praise you for the many ways…

The Miracle of Compassion

Our service this morning is hosted by Trinity United Church, Rev. Sydney Elias presiding. Order of Service:Welcome and Call to Worship PrayerGod of this world and the next, we give you thanks for the promise,the challenge and the blessings of this and every day.May this be a day of hope, of expectation, of relishing each…

When Words Fail

Our service this morning is hosted by Trinity United Church, Rev. Sydney Elias presiding. Order of Service * Welcome and Call to Worship * Prayer God of the past, present and future, we marvel at the wonder of your creation. We praise you for the blessings of this season: for gardens growing, birds singing, sounds…

Reap

Matthew 13:24-30 Adapted from The Message Jesus told another story. “God’s kingdom is like a farmer who planted good seed in his field. That night, while his hired men were asleep, his enemy sowed thistles all through the wheat and slipped away before dawn. When the first green shoots appeared and the grain began to…

Rise

Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23 (adapted from The Message) At about that same time Jesus left the house and sat on the beach. In no time at all a crowd gathered along the shoreline, forcing him to get into a boat. Using the boat as a pulpit, he addressed his congregation, telling stories.  3-8 “What do you make…

Rest

Matthew 11:16-19, 25-30 16-19 “How can I account for this generation? The people have been like spoiled children whining to their parents, ‘We wanted to skip rope, and you were always too tired; we wanted to talk, but you were always too busy.’ John came fasting and they called him crazy. I came feasting and they…

Listen

Matthew 28:16-20 Now the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain towhich Jesus had directed them. When they saw him, theyworshiped him; but some doubted. And Jesus came and saidto them, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been givento me. Go therefore and make disciples of all nations,baptizing them in the name…