“and in the seventh month, on the seventeenth day of the month, the ark came to rest on the mountains of Ararat.” Genesis 8: 4
Today we begin our “Mountains of the Bible” summer series. You can read the first sermon here: Mountains of the Bible – Mount Ararat, Mother of the World. And below – a short “mountaintop meditation” from the top of Snake Mountain.
Quaker minister and teacher Laura MacNorlin shares beautiful thoughts on “Cultivating a Sense of Welcome,” inspired by a visit to the Weybridge Church in the summer of 2019.
The United Church of Christ Board issues a statement of solidarity with National Officers, Conferences and local churches condemning systemic racism and pledging to build a strong anti-racist commitment in the church to show Black Lives Matter in the kingdom of God.
Source: UCC Board: We condemn racist actions
This week we link our worship with the worship of our wider denomination – with gratitude for the Conference Ministers of the United Church of Christ for leading us in worship this week – Mental Health Sunday – May 17 2020.
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Today we honor the 50th anniversary of Earth Day with a special earth-themed April 26 – at-home worship. You can view Rev. Daniel Cooperrider’s reading and reflections on Psalm 19 here:
We would love to worship with you today! Here’s our at-home worship offering. April 19 – at-home worship. And here’s a link to join us live at our 10:30 Zoom Fellowship & Prayer gathering. Eastertide blessings and peace to you.
Easter greetings of resurrection and new life!
April 12 – Easter at-home worship for this year’s at-home Easter worship, including video recordings of the sermon, scripture reading, and hymns.
Join us “live” on Easter for our 10:30am Zoom Fellowship and Prayer Hour.
“Resurrection,” by Alma Thomas (1966)