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Call to Worship

Drawn by God’s presence. . .
. . .we gather
Inspired by God’s spirit. . .
. . .we worship

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Charge our hearts with wonder

From the Boundless Life collection

Charge our hearts with wonder,
God of sheer delight,
As we sense your presence
Filling day and night.

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World Religion in America: The Second Generation

American-born Muslim young people, growing up post 9/11, are more marked as just-plain-Muslims than they are as Ismaili or Sunni or Shia or Ahmadjyya or Sufi Muslims. Or Turkish or Syrian or Jordanian or Saudi Muslims. They’ve been thrust into a wide realm of choice by historical circumstance. There’s no one way to do their faith, and for some this opens the door to creative expressions of their religion.

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Topics: Interfaith Issues & Dialogue. 8 Points: Point 2: Pluralism. Seasons & Special Events: Pluralism Sunday. Ages: Adult, Teen, and Young Adult. Resource Types: Articles, Curriculum Supplements, and Interfaith.

If heaven is more than simply a place

From the Boundless Life collection

If Heaven is more than simply a place,
If pictures of God evolve evermore,
If love is affirmed as life’s highest grace
The mystery remains, the sacred expands
To gift compassion’s transforming embrace.

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When masks of God both age and die

From the Boundless Life collection

When masks of God both age and die,
With intervening deities,
As doctrines lose their rigid hold
And freedoms grow like forest trees

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Leave behind illusion’s ways

From the Boundless Life collection

Leave behind illusion’s ways
Culture plants within the mind,
Clothed in vestments of the faith
Masking truths we need to find,

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Prayer

When prayers were words

I felt like

I was failing

a sentence prayer exam.

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No one can share my inner space

From the Boundless Life collection

No one can share my inner space;
There I am alone, yet not alone,
For you are there, O God,
Deeper than my thinking,

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God beyond, God between, God within – a Trinity

Introduction In my faith journey, I have struggled with the concept of the Trinity. Like many other followers of Jesus I suspect, I have lived for many years with questions, even misgivings, about this doctrine. The orthodox …

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Reimagining God: The Faith Journey of a Modern Heretic

Drawing from theology, science and his own faith journey-from his call to ministry, through his much-publicized heresy trial, to decades of public speaking, teaching and writing, Geering retraces key developments in the Western understanding of God. He imagines a new spirituality, one that blends a relationship to the natural world with a celebration of the rich inheritance of human culture.

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Our New Cathedral

What is the economic value, say, of Wells Cathedral? Or Notre Dame Cathedral? Or National Cathedral? They not only help us understand our humble place in the cosmos, but the grandness and abundance of that universe.

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An awakening is beginning

From the Boundless Life collection

An awakening is beginning,
The half living now arise.
All those scales which they accepted
Are now falling from their eyes.

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