We recorded the service for March 15 with a few participants. You can watch and listen to the service by following this link. Please go to the events section (to the left on the home page) and click on the March 15 services. Everything will be there: the links above and a copy of the […]
1From the wilderness of Sin the whole congregation of the Israelites journeyed by stages, as the Lord commanded. They camped at Rephidim, but there was no water for the people to drink. 2The people quarreled with Moses, and said, “Give us water to drink.” Moses said to them, “Why do you quarrel with me? Why […]
The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? the Lord is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid? Psalm 27:1 March 13, 2020 Dear Emmanuel family, Peace and blessings. I participated in a video-conference with Bishop Greg Rickel yesterday afternoon. Our Bishop then wrote a letter to […]
Lector: Oh Great Mystery-We, the People of the Book, once again face many kinds of challenges. Help us to grow in compassion and wisdom during these Lenten days. Help us to remember always to be grateful for your presence—even when it seems that we are lost on the shifting dunes of an unknown desert. We […]
Here’s the gospel for the second Sunday in Lent and Berto’s sermon. Be patient as there is about a 15 second pause before the gospel starts Also here’s a prayer for those of you who did not join us on Sunday to share in communion.
Lector:Dear Lord, We come to you in prayer among the swift and frightening changes in the world. In this special time of Lent, we open our hearts to your spirit of transformation. We pray with deep gratitude for this Emmanuel Church, the hands and hearts who serve our island community, our beloved leaders who teach […]
Dearest Lord, since we have become like you, knowing good and evil, help us to always choose good. Instruct us, in our many faiths and perspectives, in words and actions that will bring peace and justice for all peoples and the living world. Shout for joy, all who are true of heart. Dearest Lord, you […]