The Reverend Dr. Katie Snipes Lancaster Spirit of the living God, mighty God, prince of peace, we long for you. We gather here under the safe canopy of this Sanctuary to seek your presence and know the peace of your spirit. Be with us now as we pray. Hold our hopes and dreams, our worries and fears, and receive [...]
Join us this Sunday, September 18 for Worship and Family Festival, when we will kick off a new year of programing, Sunday school, and fellowship. Bill will preach the third sermon in the Wizard of Uz series at both 8:30 and 10 a.m., after which Family Festival will be held on the lawn, complete [...]
The Reverend Dr. Katie Snipes Lancaster Draw near, O Lord. By day, preside over the busy-ness, the day’s tasks, the responsibilities and endeavors that fill our lives. By night, govern our dreams, hold our worries, give peace to our unrest, entrust us to your safe keeping, and permit the gift of sleep [...]
The Reverend Dr. Katie Snipes Lancaster Clouded, cloudy, ungraspable God, make manifest your presence today. Your spirit woven through life and relationship. Your ineffability unfolding at family gatherings, meals shared, laughter rising to the rafters. Your wisdom interlaced in every conversation, every decision, every creative endeavor, when our own spirit is open to [...]
The Reverend Dr. Katie Snipes Lancaster Holy one, Architect of Daybreak, who awakens us from the “mansions of the stars” (Diane Ackerman, from poem “School Prayer”), the celestial melody of rest still ringing in our ears; give us daybreak; give us early light; give us delight at the simplicity of breath in [...]
Squire Prince Wilderness Blessing God of all creation, light, and life. Lord in the wilderness you met us. In the lack of physical strength your spirit strengthened us. In places of uncertainty you encouraged us. In the space of fear you were the true author of our faith. We thank you Lord, that [...]
September 11, the anniversary of the most traumatic national event in our lifetimes, falls on a Sunday this year, and that got Katie and Christine and me to thinking about all the evil and malice in God’s good creation.
Sunday, September 18
Worship 8:30 and 10 a.m.
Sunday School 9:45 a.m.
Family Festival 10:45 a.m.
KuC and the Sunshine Band
Good Humor ice cream truck
The Reverend Dr. Katie Snipes Lancaster Ineffable God, incomprehensible mystery, we turn toward you, our bodies ready and awake to the possibility of your presence. We go about our daily lives, some days oblivious to your presence, but on a day like today, even walking the dog, preparing breakfast, or the very act [...]
The Reverend Christine V. Hides God of the edges, God of thick darkness and pillar of fire, Your promises outnumber the grains of sand in which we spend summer afternoons wriggling our toes at the edge of the lake, delighting in your creation, resting in your care. -You meet us at the [...]