The Spirit Arrives: Virtual Worship for Friends

The Spirit Arrives: Virtual Worship for Friends

Dear Friends, we offer this self-directed worship outline as a resource for individual, family, or small group use. It is modeled on our regular order of worship, but please adapt it freely to suit your needs and circumstances. When a month has five Sundays, we use...
Tell The Time: Virtual Worship for Friends

Tell The Time: Virtual Worship for Friends

Dear Friends, we offer this self-directed worship outline as a resource for individual, family, or small group use. It is modeled on our regular order of worship, but please adapt it freely to suit your needs and circumstances. We hope this will be a blessing to you....
Sketches of Peter

Sketches of Peter

Later in his life, Peter wrote a couple letters to the church. They’re First and Second Peter, toward the end of the New Testament. In his first letter, he expands on a tangled and complex metaphor about how each member of the church is basically like a rock and how...
Baptism Into Resurrection

Baptism Into Resurrection

I was baptized when I was fourteen. On paper, my church believed in adult baptism… but in practice, we had sort of forgotten to do any for awhile. Baptism wasn’t a condition for membership in the church, so no one had asked the adults when they joined. And while we’d...
On Fire

On Fire

They saw what seemed to be tongues of fire that separated and came to rest on each of them. 4 All of them were filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other tongues as the Spirit enabled them. -from Acts 2 In the beginning God created the heavens and the...