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Everything Breathing Life, Praise the Lord!

This fall we are exploring “All Things” – looking at the ways that Jesus’ death on the cross impacts everything from music and movies to football and medicine. As we talked about music last week, Aaron Antoon reflected on his vocation as a song-writer and shared insights about art and […]


The Psalms and You: Baptismal Identity

Through a Worship Renewal Grant from the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship we have spent the past year exploring Psalm-based baptismal identity. Our goal has been to let a sense of “I am baptized!” sink deeply into our bones, giving us a sense of identity which impacts the way we […]


Stories of Baptism

“There is one body and one Spirit, just as you were called to one hope when you were called; one Lord, one faith, one baptism; one God and Father of all, who is over all and through all and in all.” – Ephesians 4:4-6 Reading the baptism stories we’ve collected over the past few […]


Living into Lent

This week is the last week of Lent, the forty days leading up to Easter. Each week we’ve been blessed with a prayer written by our friend Marc Holland from City Life Church in Sacramento. These prayers have given us words to pray throughout the week. We have also been […]


Praying through Lent

As a community during the season of Lent, the forty days leading up to Easter, each week we have been praying a different prayer and working on memorizing a verse of Psalm 100. This is just one of the ways that we practice living into our baptismal identity in a […]


Lenten Prayer

Each week during Lent, the forty days leading up to Easter, we’ve been praying a different prayer and working on memorizing a verse of Psalm 100 as a community. The prayer and verse for this week are posted below. Prayer God, your Scriptures reveal how you have served me.  Why […]


Practicing Prayer During Lent

Each week during Lent, the forty days leading up to Easter, we have been praying a different prayer and working on memorizing a verse of Psalm 100 as a community. The prayer and verse for this week are posted below. Prayer To the Maker of Heaven and Earth: My hopes […]


Lenten Prayer

Lent, the 40 days before Easter, is a time to develop habits which put off the old self and put on the new, living into our new identity in Christ. As a community we’d like to develop habits of prayer and scripture memorization. Each week we are using a different […]


Sharing Baptism Stories

This year our church has been exploring the practice of baptism and looking together at how baptism shapes our identity. As part of that exploration, we want to spend some time sharing baptism stories with each other. Do you remember your baptism? The baptism of a child? Of a good […]