Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Litany for 26 February 2012

First Sunday in Lent
Call to Worship
L: In those days Jesus came from Nazareth of Galilee,
P: And he was baptized by John in the Jordan.
L: Just as Jesus was coming up out of the water,
P: He saw the heavens torn apart, and the Spirit descending like a dove on him.
L: A voice came from heaven, "You are my Son, the Beloved; with you I am well pleased."
P: And the Spirit immediately drove him out into the wilderness.
All: The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God has come near. Amen.
        from Mark 1:9-15

Call to Celebration by K.K. Hudson-Bates

Sunday, February 12, 2012

Litany for 19 Feb 2012

Transfiguration Sunday

L: You are mighty, God.
P: You summon the earth from the rising of the sun to its setting.
L: Out of Zion, the perfection of beauty, You shine forth.
P: You do not keep silence.
L: You call to the heavens above and to the earth, saying,
All: “Let light shine out of darkness.”   Amen.
         from Psalm 50:1-6,  2nd Corinthians 4:6
                     Call to Worship by K.K. Hudson-Bates

Saturday, February 4, 2012

Litany for 12 February 2012

Sixth Sunday After Epiphany
Call to Worship

L:  O God, we cry to you for help, and you heal us.
P: You restore us to life.
L: In your grace, we may weep in the night,
P: But, joy comes in the morning.
L: You turn our mourning into dancing,
P: You take off our sackcloth and clothe us in joy.
All: We sing praises to you, God, and give you thanks.
from Psalm 30
                     Call to Worship by K.K. Hudson-Bates

Thursday, February 2, 2012

Litany for 5 February 2012

Fifth Sunday After Epiphany
Call to Worship
L: Let us sing praises to God;
P: For God is gracious, and a song of praise is fitting.
L: For God gathers the outcasts of Israel.
P: And heals the brokenhearted, binding up their wounds.
L: Sing to God with thanksgiving;
P: Make a melody on the lyre.
All: Praise the LORD!
          from Psalm 147:1-11, 20c

                Call to Worship by K.K. Hudson-Bates