Our Worship

Expectations for Our Worship

You can expect a message of good news of Jesus Christ crucified and risen. This proclamation is evident in our prayers, our songs, our sermons, and the sacraments. Our hope is that you will clearly hear this message of life and grace spoken to and in the midst of the realities of this world that you face daily.

Worship is not a spectator event or a form of entertainment; the expectation of our worship is that it is the work of all the people. This means it is not just the pastors or others in leadership roles who say and do things while everyone else observes. Our bulletins (and members) will assist you with when it is time for all the people to speak and sing.

No one will force you to sing or speak if you do not wish to do so. (You definitely will not be asked to introduce yourself to the whole congregation.) We hope, however, that you will feel encouraged to give praise to the living God by participating in our collective worship.