Wednesday Worship Piece: Immigration

When I was in Phoenix this summer for our national Mennonite Church USA convention, I had the privilege of going on a border trip with Borderlinks. I learned about the good work of organizations like Southside Worker Center and Scholarships A-Z. I witnessed a Streamline trial and learned a little bit about the devastating effects…

Good Friday Worship

This is the Good Friday service I put together for this year. We will again be using a script put together by a church member that simply pulls out the dialog of the passion story. I find this to be a powerful reading, though it could be confusing for people unfamiliar with the story. You…

Christmas Morning Family Worship

Here is a worship service designed for families with children to do together on Christmas morning. A brief time to acknowledge the incredible gift of Jesus before we start tearing into all the gifts under the tree. This worship service is my Christmas gift to you!  Along with this blessing (adapted from Sunday’s sermon): May…

Christmas Eve Service

I’ve just posted the Christmas Eve liturgy we’ll be using at Peace Mennonite this year. It’s basically scriptures and hymns–like we do every year. But I’ve been absorbing inspiration from lots of my pastor-blogger friends and wanted to do something a little bit different. So thanks to Marci Glass for suggesting the song “Better Day”…

Weekly Worship Piece: World Communion

This Sunday I will be preaching on Martha, the busy hostess and astute theologian. But I know many of you are working on World Communion services, so here are some links to previous posts: Artwork and Call to Worship A Great Thanksgiving Liturgy A sermon on Ephesians 2:11-22 Other communion calls to worship are here…