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Sunday, May 30th, 2021

Scriptures: Acts 2:1-4; Galatians 4:1-7; 5:16-26
Prayer of the Day: Abba, Father, You have adopted us as heirs of your kingdom and we have inherited the gift and presence of the Holy Spirit. Through the fire of the Spirit make us generous givers of all that you have bestowed upon us, for the sake of the one whose fire brings light and life to all the world, Jesus Christ. Amen.
Sermon Audio: Galatians 5:16-26
Facebook Live Recording: Sunday, May 30th, 2021

Sunday, May 16th, 2021

Scriptures: Luke 1:68-79; Galatians 3:1-9, 23-29
Prayer of the Day: Faithful Deliverer, You have chosen us to receive salvation by faith, not by the works of our hands. Deliver us, then, from the law, and free us from the bondage of sin so that with our hands we might serve you in purity of joy and response to your goodness, for the sake of Jesus Christ, who is all goodness. Amen.
Sermon Audio: Galatians 3:23-29
Facebook Live Recording: Sunday, May 16th, 2021

Sunday, May 9th, 2021

Scriptures: Psalm 139:1-18; Galatians 1:13-17; 2:11-21
Prayer of the Day: Lord of justification, with great joy we receive the gift of salvation which is ours not because of our own efforts, but because of the saving work of Christ. Grant us full access to the glory of your salvaiton, an abundance that is more than enough for all humankind, for the sake of our redeeming Christ. Amen.
Sermon Audio: Galatians
Facebook Live Recording: Sunday, May 9th, 2021

Sunday, May 2nd, 2021

Scriptures: Luke 2:29-32; Acts 15:1-18
Prayer of the Day: Lord of all, In Jesus you have made us all sisters and brothers in Christ. There is no distinction between Gentile and Jew. There is no separation that can remove any from fellowship in Christ’s community. Blind us to our differences so that in unity we may proclaim your truth to all, for the sake of Jesus Christ in whom there is harmony and peace. Amen.
Sermon Audio: Acts 15:1-18
Facebook Live Recording: Sunday, May 2nd, 2021

Sunday, April 11th, 2021

Scriptures: Psalm 30; Luke 24:13-35
Prayer of the Day: Mysterious and Divine Presence, too often our hearts burn within us because our bodies know before our minds that you are here working in us and through us in this world. Open our eyes, and help us to recognize you in all places and in all people, for the sake of the one whose presence is never far, Jesus Christ. Amen.
Sermon Audio: Luke 24:13-35
Facebook Live Recording: Sunday, April 11th, 2021

Easter Sunday, 2021

Scriptures: Psalm 118:17-24; Luke 24:1-12
Prayer of the Day: Lord Jesus Christ, you burst the tomb winning for us an eternal triumph over sin and death forever and ever. Let the good news of Easter call us now to live no longer under the dominion of death, but in the light of life eternal until the news permeates our homes, our communities, our nation, and our world; through Jesus Christ, our Lord who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen.
Sermon Audio: Luke 24:1-12
Facebook Live Recording: Easter Sunday, 2021

Maundy Thursday, 2021

Scriptures: Psalm 38:8-10; Luke 22:1-34; Luke 22:47-53
Prayer of the Day: Lord Jesus Christ, on the solemn night of Your betrayal, You established the Sacrament, giving us Your true body and blood under bread and wine for us Christians to eat and drink. We praise You for this wonderful testament and pray that you would lead us, in faith, to your table of grace, trusting in Your promise alone; for You live and reign with the Father and the Holy Spirit, ever one God. Amen.
Sermon Audio: Luke 22:14-23
Facebook Live Recording: Maundy Thursday, 2021