The Gift Revealed in the Gift

Sunday, January 6, 2019 Epiphany of Our Lord, Year C Prayer of the Day Almighty and ever-living God, you revealed the incarnation of your Son by the brilliant shining of a star. Shine the light of your justice always in our hearts and over all lands, and accept our...

At Home in God’s House

Sunday, December 30, 2018 First Sunday of Christmas, Year C Prayer of the Day Shine into our hearts the light of your wisdom, O God, and open our minds to the knowledge of your word, that in all things we may think and act according to your good will and may live...

50% Off Christmas

Nativity of Our Lord - Christmas Eve Dec. 24, 2018  Prayer of the Day Almighty God, you made this holy night shine with the brightness of the true Light. Grant that here on earth we may walk in the light of Jesus’ presence and in the last day wake to the brightness of...

Zechariah’s New Voice

FOURTH SUNDAY IN ADVENT Dec. 23, 2018  Prayer of the Day Let us pray.  (Silence) Stir up the wills of your faithful people, Lord God, and open our ears to voices preparing your way.  Grant us the wisdom to see your purpose and the openness to hear your will, that we...

Surprise! You are Highly Favored

SECOND SUNDAY IN ADVENT Dec. 9, 2018 Prayer of the Day God of grace, your eternal Word took flesh among us when Mary placed her life at the service of your will.  Stir up our hearts for his coming again; keep us steadfast in hope and faithful in service, until we...

Journey with Our Surprising God

First Sunday in Advent Dec. 2, 2018 Prayer of the Day Stir up your power, Lord Christ, and come. By your merciful protection alert us to the threatening dangers of our sins, and keep us secured in the promise of your grace and love, for you live and reign with the...

While We Wait

Sunday, November 18, 2018 Lectionary 33 Prayer of the Day Almighty God, your sovereign purpose brings salvation to birth. Give us faith to be steadfast amid the tumults of this world, trusting that your kingdom comes and your will is done through your Son, Jesus...

Peacemakers – Power-Poor Though We Be

Sunday, November 11, 2018 Lectionary 32 Prayer of the Day O God, you show forth your almighty power chiefly by reaching out to us in mercy. Grant us the fullness of your grace, strengthen our trust in your promises, and bring all the world to share in the treasures...

Saints, Wake Up! And Live!

Sunday, November 4, 2018 All Saints Sunday Introduction Of all three years of the lectionary cycle, this year’s All Saints readings have the most tears. Isaiah and Revelation look forward to the day when God will wipe away all tears; in John’s gospel, Jesus weeps...

Truth Opens Our Eyes

Sunday, October 28, 2018 Reformation Sunday Introduction On this day we celebrate the heart of our faith: the gospel of Christ—the good news—that makes us free! We pray that the Holy Spirit would continue to unite the church today in its proclamation and witness to...

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