Weekly Worship Piece: Mark 6

The worship piece this week is a prayer of confession and assurance of pardon based on the New Testament lectionary readings for the upcoming Sunday.  Blessings to all who are planning worship this week! Prayer of Confession (based on Mark 6:7-13) Holy One of Nazareth, We see you calm storms, heal illness, even restore life,…

Call to Worship for Lent 4B

I thought I posted this yesterday, but apparently it disappeared into cyberspace. Here’s the call to worship we’ll be using this week, which draws on Numbers 21:4-9 and John 3:14-21.  The chorus is from the psalm. Call to Worship When we are lost in the wilderness, God’s steadfast love endures forever. When we complain about…

Prayer of Confession

I’ve been neglecting the blog lately in my efforts toward the Creative Arts Lenten Retreat. We have 28 people doing the retreat this year!  I’m really enjoying leading the retreat experience–and now that it’s up and running I have a little more time for the blog. Here is the prayer of confession and assurance of…