Sunday mornings are a time to celebrate! Our liturgy is a participatory activity, whether you are singing, sitting quietly, or wandering in and out (parents and children, here is looking at you!). The liturgy is what we do together, and you are welcome to come and be just as you are, and participate with us in whatever way brings you joy and life.
Here are a few of the ways you may participate in our Sunday liturgy.
Liturgy invites us to engage with God by utilizing all our senses. Scripture has, up until recently, been an oral and aural tradition. Hearing scripture read in liturgy provides a space to allow our hearts and imaginations to be drawn into the stories of God and God’s people. Lectors tell these stories.
Extending the Table According to our Diocesan guidelines, the Eucharistic Visitor is “a lay person authorized to take the Consecrated Elements in a timely manner following a Celebration of Holy Eucharist to members of the congregation who, by reason of illness or infirmity, are unable to be present at the Celebration.” Taking the Eucharist to our homebound friends and family is an extension of our shared Sunday celebration. We are bringing the shared gifts of our table to those unable…