Becky David Hensley and their cat: Thunderbob. Dec 24:  Christmas Eve Community Service at  5:00pm Holy Eucharist service in the Church. Jan 1st:  New Year's Day Service is at 10am in the Church. Dec 25:  Christmas Day 10am Holy Eucharist service in the Church. Good Samaritan Prayer Here’s a prayer inspired by Jesus’ parable of the Good Samaritan (Luke 10: 25-37). Jesus Teaches a Samaritan Woman - … Carry gifts of bread and wine to the altar for Holy Communion. “Do not pass me by,” the battered spouse cries, trapped in an abusive relationship. We are neighbors to those in need of nutrition. Parishioners take reserved Sacraments to the homebound or in hospitals or rehabilitation centers. The choir also rehearses at 9:00am on Sunday mornings before the 10:00am Holy Eucharist. The darker metal pipes are mostly lead, and produce a warm, “fuzzy” tone. Music starts at 4:30pm. Yet still we cannot help but live for ourselves, and every day we justify ourselves by our own standards, not Yours. Ben lives in the Denver metro area with his wife, Rev. Read the Epistles on Sunday morning. Ben mostly sings, and is the most comfortable singing jazz, classical, or theatrical repertoire. Find him on Twitter: @bahensley or on Facebook: facebook.com/bahensley, Relinquishing Control: Alternatives to Livestreamed Worship During a Pandemic. The choir also rehearses at 9:15am on Sunday morning. Live streaming is on Youtube. Assist in greeting and seat parishioners for all occasions of worship. We are neighbors to those in need of nutrition. The Good Samaritan Choir is under the direction of Carol Alexander which meets on Wednesdays at 6:30pm from the first Wednesday after Labor Day through the first Wednesday in June. -- Luke 10:27 Loving God inspire us to show our love for you and our neighbour. From creative expressions of worship optimized for live-streaming, to unique ways to be in ministry with children, to new means in which to gather together using video conferencing—churches have been forcefully shoved, willingly or not, into the twenty-first century. There through eternal boundless days, When nature's wheel no longer rolls, How shall I love, adore, and praise, This good Samaritan to … During this time, we pray with and for each other and for those we know who also need healing prayers. Timothy Alan Williams 4,313 views. This blog mostly centers around my writing for worship, so I want to spend some time talking about the architecture of our sacred spaces. The choir also rehearses at 9:00am on Sunday mornings before the 10:00am Holy Eucharist. Call to Worship: "The Good Samaritan" Luke 10:25-37 - July 06, 2016 “Do not pass me by,” the stranger cries, hungry from lack of food. In Jesus’ day, this … Sunday: 8:30am Zoom Meeting and 10am In-Person Service - Both services follow Rite II. Additional services and programs of spiritual formation appropriate to the liturgical season are held throughout the year, and Quiet Retreats are held every Advent and Lent. Thursday: 6pm - Laypersons lead Centering Prayer - has been postponed due COVID-19. The largest pipe is 8 feet tall, and the shortest pipe is smaller than a pencil. We are neighbors to those in need of protection. social, liturgical, sacramental, and biblical musings of a united methodist deacon and music minister. Wednesday: 10am Hope & Healing Service - we gather on Zoom for a Morning Prayer service of Hope & Healing. Some of the metal pipes have reeds (trompette and oboe) that produce a piercing tone. Recommended by the Rector, they serve at the altar administering the chalice and assist the Celebrant as needed. A visual reminder of the centering of our lives in prayer is the eight circle in-ground Labyrinth at the back of our property. “Do not pass me by,” the battered spouse cries, trapped in an abusive relationship. Your words--and these neighbors--will be lifted up in our worship this Sunday. Good Samaritan is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting - it is the same link every week. Monthly Groupings deepen our experiences of spiritual formation through community and accountability. See above click here for Sunday Worship on the Home Page. Timothy Alan Williams "Call To Worship" 03062016 - Duration: 3:42. And take me to his heav'nly home. They answer questions and ask visitors to sign the welcome book. They hand out bulletins and are responsible for counting of parishioners attending the service and recording the number. The choir also rehearses at 9:15am on Sunday morning. Let me refill my coffee. Worship using labyrinth, music, and meditation to strengthen our spiritual journey. He also plays guitar and loves hand percussion. In response, Jesus tells what we now know as a famous parable: the good Samaritan. We have just begun collaborative gatherings for spiritual formation with members from six Episcopal churches in the area and continue to extend invitations to other denominations as well. This paragraph might not seem cohesive or coherent yet, but it will. Main Sanctuary of the Abbey on the Island of Iona Two qualities serve as the ma, Rev. Lead the prayers of the people during the Liturgy and give announcements. I think a LOT about worship, especially the music and singing within it. Call to Worship: "The Good Samaritan" Luke 10:25-37 Get link; Facebook; Twitter; Pinterest; Email; Other Apps - July 06, 2016 “Do not pass me by,” the stranger cries, hungry from lack of food. Due to COVID-19, Sunday Service is at 10am starting on Oct 18th in Church. The ways churches have turned seemingly on a dime to utilize technology and engage the worshipping community has been miraculous and inspiring to behold. We have a variety of music - traditional, Celtic, Taize, contemporary, and folk, with guest musicians, soloists and hammered dulcimer flute players. A man is traveling on the road from Jerusalem to Jericho. Let us be thankful that his love is more faithful than ours. Ben A. David Hensley is a United Methodist Deacon serving in the Mountain Sky Annual Conference. I am a United Methodist Deacon who is currently serving as a Lead Pastor of a church in Colorado with a degree in Sacred Music. We have the St. John’s Praise Band that participates in our 5th Sunday Worship. And that thinking and training is what led me to make the decision not to livestream a simulation of our worship service onto Facebook Live or Youtube. In this service, we affirm the importance of praying our lives in holy listening. Flower Guild – prepare flower arrangement for the Lord’s Table, Parish Choir. It is available to anyone at any time. For those of us used to observing trends and practices of the church,  the past few days have been a spectacle of church adaptation and willingness to accept change. He is currently the Pastor at Lakewood United Methodist Church in Lakewood, CO. His passion lies in worship, and how worship is a verb that people “do” rather than a place or time in which people “are in.” He has two undergraduate degrees: one in Theatre and the other in Music. Sing on Sunday mornings, special occasions, Holy Week, Easter, and Christmas. Altar Guild – prepare the Lord’s Table for 8am and 10am services The brighter metal pipes are mostly tin, producing a bright tone. When preparing for Christmas, Easter, Pentecost, and other special occasions the Hand Bell Choir rehearses at 5:30 p.m. several weeks before those dates. In the late 1980’s, the organ was enlarged with a new mixture stop in the Great Organ that increased the total ranks to 22.​, Click here for Sunday Worship at 10:00 a.m. on Sunday mornings. “Do not pass me by,” the stranger cries, hungry from lack of food. CALL TO WORSHIP Let us worship God. I am sleep deprived, full of coffee, and awestruck by how my last week has been. Jesus said, "You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your strength, and with all your mind; and your neighbour as yourself." Linen Guild – clean and press linens for the Lord’s Table The Good Samaritan Choir is under the direction of Carol Alexander which meets on Wednesdays at 6:30pm from the first Wednesday after Labor Day through the first Wednesday in June. He also has a Masters degree in Sacred Music from Perkins School of Theology. Prayer (inspired by Luke 10:25-37) Heavenly Father, we know that You have made us for Yourself, to love You and to love our neighbors.