Sixth Sunday of Easter: Evacuation

This Sunday, we anticipate Jesus’s ascension and the coming of the New City of God. In one text we see God in Jesus going up, and in the next we see the city of God coming down. The Christian life is what happens in the spaces and time between these times. We’ll also celebrate several […]

Led by: Rev. Matt Weiler
Acts 1:6-11, Revelation 21:10, 22:1-5

Fifth Sunday of Easter: Hallelujah, Praise God, all ye Dandelions

“Praise the Lord! Praise the Lord from the heavens; praise God from the heights!" All of creation praises God. Let us join in this chorus that interconnects us all. The dandelions are popping up all over! What lessons do they have to teach us? We remember our baptismal vows as we baptize a child into […]

Led by: Rev. Julie Kline
John 13:31-35

Fourth Sunday of Easter: Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Tells Your Story

The message for May 8 is called “Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Tells Your Story?” (Credit to Lin Manuel Miranda…) We’ll reflect on the 23rd Psalm in song form and we’ll hear a story of resurrection from the book of Acts. With the Psalm we are reminded of God’s presence in the shadows and even […]

Led by: Rev. Matt Weiler
Acts 9:36-43

Third Sunday of Easter: Celebrating Stephen Ministry

“When they had gone ashore, they saw a charcoal fire there, with fish on it, and bread. Jesus said to them, “Bring some of the fish that you have just caught.” ~John 21: 9-10 “Come and have breakfast” the resurrected Christ invites the disciples to a meal of fish and bread on the shore of […]

Led by: Rev. Julie Kline
John 21:1-19

Second Sunday of Easter: Hi. Hello. Hey there.

We are now in Eastertide on this Second Sunday of Easter and our scripture this week takes us to the upper room, on the evening of Jesus’s resurrection. While every Sunday is a “little resurrection” it is always helpful and important to remember that Easter is not one day, rather Easter is a Season of […]

Led by: Rev. Matt Weiler
John 20:19-30

Easter Sunday 10am Service: Listening for a Stone Rolled Away

Lent 2022: Listen

After nights of deep darkness, we come in the bright light of Easter morning celebrating that Christ is risen indeed! Resurrection is possible. It is a glorious morning filled with tulips, lilies, brass and timpani, voices raised in joy, all proclaiming “Alleluia!” On this glorious morning let us listen for a stone rolled away and […]

Led by: Rev. Julie Kline & Rev. Matt Weiler
Luke 24:1-12

Easter Sunday 8am Service: Listening for a Stone Rolled Away

Lent 2022: Listen

After nights of deep darkness, we come in the bright light of Easter morning celebrating that Christ is risen indeed! Resurrection is possible. It is a glorious morning filled with tulips, lilies, brass and timpani, voices raised in joy, all proclaiming “Alleluia!” On this glorious morning let us listen for a stone rolled away and […]

Led by: Rev. Julie Kline & Rev. Matt Weiler
Luke 24: 1-12

Good Friday: Listening for the Inner Jerusalem

Lent 2022: Listen

Tonight we will hear the story of Jesus’s passion through the 14 stations of the cross. Sometimes we will listen, sometimes we will sing, and sometimes we will be invited to rise and move to new spaces for experiential prayer. This is the night of Jesus’s crucifixion. This is the night Jesus asks us to […]

Led by: Rev. Matt Weiler

Holy Thursday: Finding Jesus

Lent 2022: Listen

You are invited to Holy Thursday worship to come and listen, to be silent and to exam our hearts in this holiest of weeks. Breaking the bread and lifting the cup of grace, Jesus asked that we remember him and dedicate ourselves to a new covenant. This is the Feast of Love, come kneel at […]

Led by: Rev. Julie Kline
Luke 22: 14-20

Palm Sunday: Finding Your Purpose, Listening to Your Heart

Lent 2022: Listen

For those joining us in person, we will meet on the front church steps at 9:30am to walk together to the community Blessing of the Palms at the Bronson Park bandstand at 9:45am. Today in coffeehouse worship we celebrate the liturgy of Palms, and we turn with Jesus towards the cross of Jerusalem in the […]

Led by: Rev. Matt Weiler
Matthew 26:36-46

Fifth Sunday of Lent: Finding Your Mystic, Listening Beyond the Voices

Lent 2022: Listen

We often have a “cast of characters” living inside our heads that love to carry on endless conversations–each from their own perspective. The chatter of our minds can sometimes keep us from a deeper listening and it is often difficult to understand what is a mystical connection to God. Getting our True Self into the […]

Led by: Rev. Julie Kline
Romans 12:2-12

Fourth Sunday of Lent: Finding Your Power, Listening to Healing

Lent 2022: Listen

This week in worship we hear the story of an unnamed woman and a man named Jairus. Both are desperate. Jairus has wealth, and power, and access. The unnamed woman has none of those things. Both come to Jesus in prayer seeking healing. The woman for herself, while the man, Jairus, for his daughter. As […]

Led by: Rev. Matt Weiler
Mark 5:24-34