Invocation Our Dear, Dear Motherby Raffi
Our dear, dear Mother, daily provider, earth be your name. The time has come, to honor you, to know you and to show our love.” 1.You give us each day our daily grain, kissed by the sun and kissed by the rain. Teach us now to find a way to care for you in our work and play. Chorus 2.Within the beauty of your silent spin, we know you’re hurting and we feel your pain. With your forgiveness we can start anew. We need a chance to make it up to you. Chorus
Passing of the Peace God Loves You and There is Nothing You Can Do About It
Sharing of Announcements Walt RutherfordPrayersof Confession by Thomas Merton (in unison)
Dear God, I have no idea where I am going.
I do not see the road ahead of me. I cannot know for certain where it will end. nor do I really know myself, and the fact that I think I am following your will does not mean that I am actually doing so. But I believe that the desire to please you does in fact please you. And I hope I have that desire in all that I am doing. I hope that I will never do anything apart from that desire. And I know that if I do this you will lead me by the right road, though I may know nothing about it. Therefore will I trust you always though I may seem to be lost and in the shadow of death. I will not fear, for you are ever with me, and you will never leave me to face my perils alone. Amen
Prayers of Thanksgiving
Prayers in Circle asking for Healing and Guidance
Musical Prayer Thanks A Lot Raffi
Thanks a lot, Thanks for Sun in the sky. Thanks a lot,
Thanks for clouds so high. Thanks a lot, Thanks for whispering wind. Thanks a lot, Thanks for the birds in the spring. Thanks a lot, Thanks for the moonlit night. Thanks a lot, Thanks for the stars so bright.
Thanks a lot, Thanks for the wondering me. Thanks a lot, Thanks for the way I feel. Thanks for the animals, Thanks for the land,
Thanks for the people everywhere. Thank you God. Thanks for all we’ve got. Thank you God for all we’ve got.
ScripturesThe Inclusive Bile; The First Egalitarian Translation
Mark 3:20,21,25, and 31-3520 Then Jesus went home and again the crowd gathered, that he and the disciples were unable to eat a meal. 21When Jesus’ relatives heard of this, they went out to take charge of him, thinking that he had lost his ind.” …..Jesus said, “If a household is divided according to loyalties, it will not survive.”…. Jesus’ mother and his brothers arrived; and sent in a message asking for him. 32A crowd was sitting around Jesus; and they said to him, “Your mother and your brothers and sisters are outside, looking for you.” 33Jesus replied, “Who is my mother? Who is my family?” 34And looking around at everyone there, Jesus said, “This is my family! 35Anyone who does the will of God, that person is my brother and sister and mother.”
Musical Response Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child
Sometimes I feel like a motherless child, (repeat) ….a long way from home. Sometimes I feel like I have no friend….. Sometimes I feel like I’m almost gone…
Reflection and Sharing “Who is My Family, Who Is Our Family; My Family Includes the Children who are Being Separated in Detention Centers” Rev. Bonnie
Prayers of Prostration on the Sand asking for God’s will for our church and for each of us.
Musical Prayer Were On Our Way (call and response)
Closing Prayerand Offering Dan Ahlgren
St. Francis and St. Clare of Assisi Prayer
Make me an instrument of your peace. Where there is hatred let me sow love; Where there is injury, pardon; Where there is doubt, faith; Where there is despair, hope; Where there is darkness, light; And where there is sadness, joy, And where there is sadness, joy, joy, joy. God grant that I may not so much see; To be consoled as to console; To be understood, as to understand; To be loved as to love; For it is in giving that we receive, It is in pardoning that we pardoned. And it is in dying that we are born, to Eternal Life. Amen, Amen, Amen
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Benediction Blessing Song by Miriam Therese Winters
May the blessings of God go before you. May her grace and peace abound. May her spirit live within you. May her love wrap you round. May her blessings remain with you always. May you walk on holy ground.
Communion at the Mary Magdalene CafeSharing and enjoying a meal.
Announcements:We are witnessing the 6thextinction of life on earth -the only one created by humans. We gather to create community and to give thanks to God for all of creation. Every Sunday at 5 pm we acknowledge that we need one another more than ever before. Jesus taught a way to live in the truth and taught us that, “The truth will set you free.” (John 8:32) Following worship we invite everyone to the Mary Magdalene Cafe for a pot luck dinner at 6 pm, with vegetarian soup or main dish and drinks provided. Weather permitting we share star gazing and dancing. We offer weekly study of the scriptures for the following Sunday, including the gnostic gospels, with Lectio Divina and Centering Prayer, as well as dream sharing, creative and artistic projects as spiritual practice, social justice activism, and monthly Taize service as well as a Prayer and Healing services. Children and dogs are especially welcome at worship. (Dogs are not allowed at Torrey Pines State Park)
Help us find an acre of land in San Diego to be gifted to church.
California nonprofit tax exempt status for church approved!
Straw Bale workshopfirst week in October to build church.
Bonnie, Dan and James attending. Anyone else want to come?
Weekly Lectio Divina and Centering Prayer Contemplation of scriptures for the following Sunday and Centering Prayer, an ancient Christian contemplative prayer practice every Wednesday, 10-11 am. Changing time in July to early morning, TBA
Monthly Taize first Sunday of every month.
Monthly beach worship every second Sunday, Torrey Pines State Park 5 pm
Monthly Prayer and Healing Service third Sunday 5 pm.
Committee On Ministry Meeting every 3rdSunday after dinner.
Dream Circleevery first and third Sunday before church 3-5 pm.
Nia like intergenerational dance class to begin this summer.
Painting the Dance Floor, some Saturdays this summer.
Mixed AA and Alanon 12 step meeting to begin this summer
Poor People’s CampaignTeach-In Wednesday, June 13 and 20, 6-8 pm San Carlos United Methodist Church
Field Trip to Salvation Mountain, Slab City and East Jesus near the Saltan SeaSaturday, June 30. Leaving 4 am to miss the hottest part of the day.
Field Trip to Jim Hubble’s Housein Julian on a Wednesday this summer.
Please call Rev. Bonnieif you want a pastoral visit. (858) 248-5123