“I’ve Got It” – Sunday, September 3, 2017 – Minister Virginia Richbourgh

Prayer of Confession Gracious God, we confess that we often lose sight of the hope we have in you.  Our failures an d self-doubts preoccupy our thoughts and paralyze us from your work.  We feel at times intimidated and useless in making a difference  in the world.  We pray for your forgiveness and we ask […]

“When We Dream” – Sunday, August 13, 2017 – Elder Eric C. Toodles

Prayer of Confession Almighty God, we confess that we are incurable scorekeepers.  We judge others with a standard we never use for ourselves.  We see the speck in others’ eyes while ignoring the log in our own.  “Forgive us” we pray.  Forgive us for ever thinking we could be the measure of righteousness or the […]

“The Strong and the Weak” – Sunday, August 6, 2017 – Rev. Dr. Mark L. Chapman

Prayer of Confession Holy God, hear our prayer.  There is pain and there is sorrow, there are broken relationships and broken hearts.  Sometimes we are the cause of those things.  We have caused pain and broken relationships.  Sometimes we are simply part of them.  We are the ones who are broken, we are the ones who […]

“Asking For What You Want” – Sunday, July 30, 2017 – Elder Eric C. Toodles

Prayer of Confession Most High God, hear our prayer.  We know there is much that clamors to possess us power and addiction; false peace and false community; fear and anger.  We know that sometimes we say yes to these forces.  We know, too, that you are stronger than even hate and fear and prejudice.  We […]

“The Joy Of The Lord” – Sunday, July 2, 2017 – Rev. Dr. Mark L. Chapman

Prayer of Confession Gracious Father, we seek your blessing, knowing that we have not earned it.  In our faults, we seek your blessing.  In our sins, we seek your forgiveness.  In our weakness we seek your strength.  In our sorrow, we seek your consolation.  In our trials, we seek your justice.  In our pain, we […]