10th Sunday after Pentecost, Lectionary 21 August 21, 2011 The Dance of the Liturgy: Blessing and Dismissal We are at the end of the liturgy. It is time for the wrap up. What is the end? A blessing and a response to all that has happened in the time we are here. We have entered […]
9th Sunday after Pentecost, Lectionary 20 August 14, 2011 The Dance of the Liturgy: The Eucharistic Prayer Elie Wiesel, the noted Jewish author says that God made humans because God loves stories. Well, just think about it. What we know of God comes to us in stories. The story of creation tells us that God […]
Passing the Peace happens in the liturgy before the offering and our gathering around the meal of the Eucharist. It reconciles us in Christ and with each other before we come to dinner at God’s table. Only Christ can give the peace that heals us from our prickly selves and makes us into one body.
Holy Trinity Sunday June 19, 2011 Gospel: Matthew 28: 16-20 The Dance of the Liturgy: Confession & Forgiveness I keep hearing it over and over again. Why would anyone want to come to church with us when it’s just the same old, boring stuff? Some of us have come to love our form of liturgical […]