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worship, spring 2014

Worship at First Congregational! What to Expect:?

Scripture (Bible): The Bible is…

a. Taken seriously but not literally
b. A Spirit-filled book where we hear God’s voice still speaking

Meditation: Teaching, mentoring, inspiring conversational approach…

a. Challenging your intellect to grow in faith
b. Motivating your heart towards service to community

Prayer: Worship is prayer:

a. Quiet reflective centering
b. Spoken shared moments

Music: The worship music

a. Blends the old, contemporary and emerging music
b. Enhances the Scriptural theme, meditation and prayers
c. (see Music Ministry page)

How should I dress: You will see:

a. Jeans and dress ties
b. Formal shoes and sneakers
c. Come as you are

Children: Children are welcome:

a. A moment of sharing during the worship
b. Welcomed to attend age appropriate faith activities
c. (see Faith Formation page)

What do I need to know: There is no right or wrong way, just the en-joyment of the sharing a worship experience together.