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Opening: 100 Days of Psalms and Prayers

Thursday, July 22, 2021 (Day 52) Katie Snipes Lancaster Psalm 52 (from Robert Altar’s 2007 translation) Why boast of evil, O hero?—God’s kindness is all day long... Look, the man who does not make God his stronghold and who trusts his great wealth, who would be strong in his disaster! But I am [...]


High School Leader Job

Description: This position requires availability Sunday mornings from 9–11 a.m. during the program year, attendance at occasional meetings, and holiday events. High School Leaders will provide greeting/check in support, chapel leadership, classroom management, and lead breakout discussions, primarily for grades 2–4. This position is available to high school youth age 16 and over. Benefits [...]

Opening: 100 Days of Psalms and Prayers

Wednesday, July 21, 2021 (Day 51) Katie Snipes Lancaster Psalm 51 (from Robert Altar’s 2007 translation) Grant me grace, God, as benefits your kindness, with Your great mercy wipe away my crimes. Thoroughly wash my transgressions away and cleanse me from my offense. For my crimes I know, and my offense is before [...]


Opening: 100 Days of Psalms and Prayers

Tuesday, July 20, 2021 (Day 50) Katie Snipes Lancaster Psalm 50 (from Robert Altar’s 2007 translation) El the God Lord, spoke and called to the earth from the sun's rising-place to its setting. From Zion, the zenith of beauty God shone forth. Let our God come and not be silent. Before God fire consumes, and [...]


Opening: 100 Days of Psalms and Prayers

Monday, July 19, 2021 (Day 49) Katie Snipes Lancaster Psalm 49 (from Robert Altar’s 2007 translation) Hear this, all peoples, hearken, all who dwell in the world. You human creatures, you sons of man, together the rich and the needy. My mouth speaks wisdom, my heart's utterance, understanding. I incline my ear to [...]


Opening: 100 Days of Psalms and Prayers

Sunday, July 18, 2021 (Day 48) Katie Snipes Lancaster Psalm 48 (from Robert Altar’s 2007 translation) Great is the Lord and highly praised in our God's town, God's holy mountain. Lovely in heights, all the earth's joy, Mount Zion, far end of Zaphon, the great King's city. God in its bastions is famed [...]


Opening: 100 Days of Psalms and Prayers

 Saturday, July 17, 2021 (Day 47) Katie Snipes Lancaster Psalm 47 (from Robert Altar’s 2007 translation) All peoples, clap hands, shout out to God with a sound of glad song. For the Lord is most high and fearsome, a great king over all the earth. God crushes people beneath us and nations beneath [...]


Opening: 100 Days of Psalms and Prayers

Friday, July 16, 2021(Day 46) Katie Snipes Lancaster Psalm 46 (from Robert Altar’s 2007 translation) God is a shelter and strength for us, a help in straits, readily found. Therefore we fear not when the earth breaks apart, when mountains collapse in the heart of the seas. Its waters roar and roil, mountains [...]


Opening: 100 Days of Psalms and Prayers

Thursday, July 15, 2021 (Day 45) Katie Snipes Lancaster Psalm 45 (from Robert Altar’s 2007 translation) My heart is astir with a goodly word. I speak what I've made to the king. My tongue is the pen of a rapid scribe. You are loveliest of the sons of man, grace flows from your [...]