What is Our Calling?

Most of us struggle to hear God’s call. Isn’t that something reserved for preachers and prophets? But God calls each of us. And God calls ALL of us. Our calling is something for good – not just our own good, but the good of our community, and of the world around us. So what is God’s call for us?

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The Importance of Being Together

It’s pretty hard these days to muster the energy to worship. Whether it’s an ongoing weariness with virtual, guilt over feeling defeated and exhausted or a more general malaise, just showing up feels like a miracle. Would it surprise you to know that experience is common? And that it’s a sign that the best place for us to be is… in worship together?

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Naming Our Trauma

We don’t like to admit we’re hurting. We want to present ourselves as strong, competent, able to shoulder the burdens of life. But a strong facade actually keeps us from healing. Naming our pain, our trauma, is essential to healing. Our pain matters to God. Our trauma matters to God. Naming it is how we learn to hope.

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God in Solidarity

As the pandemic wears on, more and more of us experience a deep sense of loneliness. At the beginning of this new year, how can we find God present with us in a way that doesn’t ask us to ignore that pain? How does God’s solidarity with us actually speak to this deep sense of isolation so many of us carry right now?

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