Tag Archives: Spiritual Practices

Liturgy of the Hours – An Ancient Spiritual Practice for Today’s Busy Lifestyle

“Evening, and morning, and at noon will I pray, and cry aloud; and he shall hear my voice.” -Psalm 55:17 Faith’s Lenten Vespers service included a representation of the ancient spiritual practice known as the Liturgy of the Hours. As disciples … Continue reading

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Burying the Alleluia: A Lenten Spiritual Practice

Faith’s worship and spiritual formation staff is introducing our congregation to the Lenten spiritual practice of Burying the Alleluia this Lent. While the practice of Burying the Alleluia might be new to Faith UMC, it is an ancient Christian tradition practiced … Continue reading

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Seeing Christ…Being Christ January/February 2014 Devotion

Seeing Christ…Being Christ  Faith United Methodist Church, January/February 2014 Scripture:  Read Psalm 105:1-7; Acts 20:13-24 “Give praise to the Lord, proclaim his name; make known among the nations what he has done. Sing to him, sing praise to him; tell of all his wonderful … Continue reading

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Experiencing Overflowing Joy In God’s Story, In Our Story: 12th Day of Christmas

The Story:  A Kingdom Torn In Two The early history of David’s Kingdom that became divided:  Rehoboam King of Judah (southern two tribes with Jerusalem as captial) vs. Jeroboam King of Israel (northern ten tribes with Shechem as captial) Rehoboam … Continue reading

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Experiencing Overflowing Joy In God’s Story, In Our Story: Advent Prayer Beads

Advent Prayer Bead Devotions Prayer beads are a set of beads designed to help people pray. Prayer beads give you something to hold on to and help you focus as you pray. These Advent beads were created to tell the … Continue reading

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Experiencing Overflowing Joy: Story A Day For Advent

Story a Day for Advent “…we will tell the next generation the praiseworthy deeds of the LORD, his power, and the wonders he has done.” Psalm 78:4 The season of Advent marks the beginning of the Christian year.  The word Advent … Continue reading

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Experiencing Overflowing Joy In God’s Story, In Our Story: Creating Space For Worship In Advent

Creating space for worship in our homes is a helpful and meaningful way to make room in our hearts and lives for Christ during the season of Advent. ALTAR God loves it when we set aside a place to meet … Continue reading

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