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Digital Worship for February 28, 2021

By Brent Ness / February 27, 2021

Second Sunday in Lent | Bulletin “Jesus called the crowd with the disciples, and said to them, ‘If any want to become my followers, let them deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me.’”  Mark 8:34 Welcome to Worship! The journey of Lent is a journey with Jesus to the cross. How do […]

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Digital Worship for February 21, 2021

By Brent Ness / February 20, 2021

First Sunday in Lent | Bulletin “And the Spirit immediately drove him into the wilderness…” Mark 1:12 Welcome to Lent! This is the first week of Lent. For the next 40 or so days we are invited to spend time with Jesus in the wilderness, walking that lonesome valley with him, remembering the 40 days […]

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Listening for Lent: An Introduction to the Hymns

By Brent Ness / February 17, 2021

This year, our Lenten theme is Listening for Lent.  Over these many months of pandemic life, our community has clung to music to bring us joy, offer us solace, hold us together, and keep us rooted in our faith.  It seems right, then, that our Lenten observance this year would follow the soundtrack of this […]

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Digital Worship for February 14, 2021

By Brent Ness / February 12, 2021

Transfiguration Sunday Transfiguration Sunday When the two of them had crossed the river, Elijah said to Elisha, “Tell me, what I may I do for you?”  – 2 Kings 2:9 This week, the New York Annual Conference is providing all the churches with a ‘respite worship service.’  They figure Pastor Lea and I, and the […]

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Digital Worship for February 7, 2021

By Brent Ness / February 6, 2021

Recovering from Spiritual Amnesia Fifth Sunday After the Epiphany | Bulletin</h6> We are nearing the end of Epiphany and we are at the start of Black History Month. The intersection of those two seasons was on my mind and heart as we shaped the worship service for this coming Sunday. In scripture, song, and sermon, […]

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SPSA Announcements, Updates, and Online Worship During Coronavirus

By K / February 6, 2021

Sunday, February 28 Worship Service Listening for Lent: Cross References Worship with us… Sunday, February 21 Worship Service Listening for Lent: Wild Times Worship with us… Sunday, February 14 Worship Service Transfiguration Sunday Worship with us… Sunday, February 7 Worship Service “Recovering from Spiritual Amnesia” Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany Worship with us… Sunday, January […]

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Digital Worship for January 31, 2021

By Brent Ness / January 30, 2021

The Faith of a Few Friends Fourth Sunday After the Epiphany | Bulletin “When Jesus saw their faith, he said to the paralytic, ‘My Child, your sins are forgiven.’” Mark 2:5 We need each other. This week we’ll consider the story of the paralyzed person who is brought to Jesus on a sort of stretcher, […]

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Digital Worship for January 24, 2021

By Brent Ness / January 24, 2021

Left In the Boat Third Sunday After the Epiphany | Bulletin …and they left their father Zebedee in the boat with the hired hands, and they followed Jesus.” When Jesus calls us to something, what are we called to leave behind? Can we leave it behind, and should we? And if we can’t at that […]

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Digital Worship for January 17, 2021

By Brent Ness / January 16, 2021

Then Go and Explore Second Sunday After the Epiphany| Bulletin Make your financial pledge for 2021 We continue to hold each other in prayer, you can add your prayer requests here. Please help us continue to create meaningful virtual worship and support essential ministries by giving online or emailing donate@stpaulandstandrew.org to make a gift by electronic […]

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Christmas | Navidad

By Brent Ness / January 14, 2021

SPSA member Hannah Reasoner is currently in Colombia as a UM Global Mission Fellow. Each month, we will post her Newsletter update. JANUARY NEWSLETTER Looking for the light On December 7, I was invited to celebrate Noche de las Velitas (night of the little candles) for the first time. This celebration of the Virgin Mary […]

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