Thursday, May 30, 2013

Litany for 2 June 2013

Second Sunday after Pentecost
2 June 2013 - Proper 4
One: O sing to God a new song,
All: Sing to God and bless God’s name!
One: Let the sea roar, and all that fills it;
All: Let the heavens be glad, and let the earth rejoice;
One: Declare God’s glory among the nations,
All: Tell of God’s marvelous works among all the peoples.
One: Say among the nations, "God reigns!”
All: Praise be to God!
             from Psalm 96
                        Call to Worship by K.K. Hudson-Bates

Thursday, May 23, 2013

Litany for 26 May 2013

First Sunday after Pentecost - Trinity Sunday
Call to Worship for 26 May 2013
One: O God, Creator, Redeemer and Sustainer, how majestic is your name in all the earth!
All: You have set your glory above the heavens!
One: When we look at your heavens, the work of your fingers;
All: When we look at the moon and the stars that you have established,
One: We are filled with awe and amazement!
All: We know that you have lived among us as Jesus Christ,
One: And we feel the love that has been poured into our hearts through your Holy Spirit,
All: O God, our Sovereign, how majestic is your name in all the earth!
                 from Psalm 8 and Romans 5
                         Call to Worship by K.K. Hudson-Bates

Monday, May 13, 2013

Litany for 19 May 2013

Call to Worship for 19 May 2013:
One: When God sends forth the Spirit, the face of the ground is renewed.
All: God’s Spirit is poured out on all who are gathered.
One: When the Spirit is upon them, the young prophesy and see visions,
All: The old dream dreams.
One: From heaven comes a sound like the rush of a violent wind,
All: Filling all with the Holy Spirit.
All: Let us sing our praises to God!
                  from Acts 2:1-21 and Psalm 104:24-34
                                     Call to Celebration by K.K. Hudson-Bates

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Litany for 28 April 2013

Fifth Sunday in Easter
Call to Worship for 28 April 2013:
One: Praise God! Praise God from the heavens!
All: Praise God, all mountains and hills, all fruit trees and cedars!
One: Praise God, all wild animals and cattle, creeping things and flying birds!
All: All peoples, old and young, men and women alike,
One: Together, let us raise our voices to praise God.
All: God’s glory is above earth and heaven!
                 from Psalm 148:1-13
                              Call to Celebration by K.K. Hudson-Bates

Litany for 12 May 2013

Ascention Sunday (and Seventh Sunday in Easter)
Call To Worship for May 12, 2013
One: Clap your hands! Shout to God with loud songs of joy.
All: For God, the Most High, is awesome!
One: Soon you will be baptized with the Holy Spirit.
All: The Holy Spirit will come upon you.
One: And you will be witnesses to the ends of the Earth!
All: Sing praises to God!
from Psalm 47:1-7 and Acts 1:1-11
                      Call to Celebration by K.K. Hudson-Bates

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Litany for 05 May 2013

Sixth week after Easter
Call to Worship for 5 May 2013
One: Let the people praise God. 
All: May God be gracious unto us and bless us.
One: Let the nations be glad and sing for joy,
All: For God has blessed us and called us.
One: God has called us to put out into the deep water,
All: And trust in God's abundant love.

All: Let all the people praise God!
            from Psalm 67
                    Call to Celebration by K.K. Hudson-Bates