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Show Us the Way

*Call to Worship & Invocation We are each worthy of grace and love & mercy when viewed through divine eyes. We are God’s beloved.  Sometime we fail to live in harmony with God’s dreams for us. God has expectations. Half

Posted in Call to Worship, Invocation, Malachi, Old Testament

Merciful Love Prevailed

Call to Worship & Invocation God called Jonah to prophesy to the Ninevites. And Jonah ran. From the belly of a great fish, Jonah prayed to God for salvation. He remained in the fish for three days. The fish vomited

Posted in Call to Worship, Invocation, Jonah, Jonah 4, Old Testament

Reborn from the Sea Womb

*Call to Worship & Invocation You are in the presence of God. The One whose love nudges at us and pursues us in all times and all places is among us. Like Jonah, we too often run from the task

Posted in Call to Worship, Invocation, Jonah, Jonah 3, Old Testament

Lustrous & Worthy

Call to Worship  Acts 2:1-4    When Pentecost Day arrived, they were all together in one place. Suddenly a sound from heaven like the howling of a fierce wind filled the entire house where they were sitting. They saw what

Posted in Acts, Acts 2, Acts 2:1-4, Call to Worship, Hildegard of Bingen, Invocation, New Testament, Words of Wisdom

Swim & Splash in Cleansing Waters

Out of a world of cut-throat competition, of winners-and-losers, and too many left behind we come together. The world’s ways are not our ways. The world’s ways are not Christ’s ways. Out of a world of hatred, violence, individualism, and

Posted in Call to Worship

Litany of Installation of a Lead Pastor

Covenant of Installation The Presentation The Search Committee of the Albany First Christian Church is pleased to present the Rev. ____________  for installation as our Lead Pastor. Though we are gathered today to install _________, other members of the ministerial

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Posted in Installation of a Pastor, Liturgy, Special Times

Move, Swirl, & Dance

Move, swirl, and dance among us. Remind us that you you are always present: encouraging, luring, and inspiring us to be the loving people you created us to be. Stir us during this hour to walk humbly, embrace love, and

Posted in Invocation, Micah, Micah 6, Micah 6:8, Old Testament
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