Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Litany for Second Sunday in Easter, Year C

Call to Worship for Second Sunday in Easter, Year C
April 3, 2016

One: When it was evening on that day,
All: Jesus came and stood among the disciples.
One: Jesus said to them, “Peace be with you.”
All: Jesus breathed on them and said to them,
One: “Receive the Holy Spirit. If you forgive the sins of any, they are forgiven them.”
All: Peace be with you. Let us worship God.
from John 20:19-31
by K. K. Hudson-Bates

Thursday, March 24, 2016

Litany for Easter, Year C

Call to Worship, Easter

One: On the first day of the week at early dawn, the women came to the tomb.
All: They found the stone rolled away.
One: And when they went in, Jesus’ body was no longer there.
All: Men in dazzling clothes said, “He is not here, but has risen.”
One: He is risen!
All: He is risen indeed! Hallelujah! Hallelujah, Amen!
       From Luke 24:1-12
            By K. K. Hudson-Bates

Saturday, March 5, 2016

Litany for Fifth Sunday in Lent, Year C

Call to Worship for 2016-03-13:
One: God is about to do a new thing!
All: God is making a way in the wilderness, and rivers in the desert, 
One: So that those who sow in tears may reap with shouts of joy,
All: Those who go out weeping, bearing the seed for sowing,
One: Shall come home with shouts of joy, carrying their sheaves.
All: God is about to do a new thing! Let us rejoice.
     from Isaiah 43:19 and Psalm 126:5-6
            Call to Celebration by K. K. Hudson-Bates