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Worship

at Trinity

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what to expect.

Worship is a way of life that happens every day wherever we are, but we gather to celebrate the Spirit’s work in us and through us. Language and patterns will be adapted to our new reality. 

Worship is more than a performance by paid staff. It is a way of life, a posture of openness to the life-giving message of grace, healing, reconciliation, and transformation. Worship is every day in everything that we do and say. It is to live with open hearts to experience healing and be reminded that we all are known, we all belong, and all are made whole in the Lord.  

The scattered church gathers every weekend to celebrate God’s deeds during the week and to be nurtured by the Word and the Sacrament. The weekend worship is traditionally called Sunday Worship, in which the community of faith gathers, listens to the word, participates in the meal, and then is sent out again to continue worship during the week.  

The symbols, songs, and liturgical readings and prayers are each a reminder of the story of love that God has been writing throughout time. Every weekend we hear God’s resounding “Yes” for us which reminds us that God continues to write God’s love story in the lives of all people.  

We leave the weekend gathering being fed to continue worshiping in our everyday lives as agents of love, mercy, grace, and peace. 

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The Holy Spirit calls the scattered church together every weekend to celebrate God’s deeds during the week, welcoming one another as Christ welcomes all into the live giving grace of God. Music and prayer at the opening of worship, symbols of the great celebration of God dwelling with God's people, root the day firmly in that grace and center those gathered in preparation for the rest of the service.

Gather

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Word

God speaks to us in scripture readings, preaching and song, a weekly reminder not only of God's deeds and humanity's response throughout history, but how God's living Word continues to nurture and work in and through us as we are always being made new in Christ.

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Meal

God feeds us with the presence of Jesus Christ in, with and under the elements of the bread and wine. We come to the table eager and hungry for God's life giving abundance in Jesus Christ, the bread of life, responding in kind with gratitude and generosity: giving of our selves, our time, and our possessions. 

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Sending

God blesses us and sends us in mission to the world to witness to the Lord in word and action. We leave the weekend gathering being fed to continue worshipping in our everyday lives as agents of love, mercy, grace, and peace. 

worship
is
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...A time to join in one spirit

...A space where the Lord Jesus welcomes ALL

...An opportunity to be part of the welcome that God extends to ALL in Jesus

...A place where anyone can come as they are, no matter where we come from or where we are in our faith journey

..A time to have a faith based experience

..A time to be challenged

...A time to experience intergenerational celebration

...Interactive messages and sensorial worship practices

...A Young Worshipper's message that is more than a quick prayer

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Music in Worship

Music is central to worship at Trinity. 

Ruth Lee - Colorful Sheep

Visio Divina

Art for worship & prayer.

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Serving in Worship

Help make worship happen.