One Sunday as I sang along to the song on the screen, I realized I might not entirely mean what I was singing.
Do you prepare to worship? The kid’s are going crazy. You’re tired. Anxious. Overwhelmed. How can we prepare the heart for gathered worship? Try focusing your heart using this prayer from Valley of Vision.
I’ll never forget the professor who read Psalm 13 and tied it to his lifelong struggle with depression. The sanctuary was so quiet as he spoke that it seemed like everyone was blessed in glimpsing the blessings he received from this short but powerful Psalm.
This Resource Guide from the United Church of Christ includes worship resources on mental illness such as sermon ideas, complete sermons, a litany, unison prayers and more.
As we go through Holy Week and celebrate Easter Sunday, I'd love to know: What traditions and/or parts of the week are most meaningful to you?