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The Sent Ones – Jesus’ High Priestly Prayer

Each year, I meditate more and more on what Jesus did—and did not do—on the night of his betrayal and arrest. I can’t help but notice the myriad ways He “loved [his own] to the end” (John 13:1), even as He was about to face torture and brutal death. I see this particularly in John’s Gospel narrative, as Jesus takes on the place of a lowly servant, washing the dust, sweat, and grime from his disciple’s feet, including the one…

A Prayer of Repentance for the Frontline

If you are a part of a more liturgical church tradition, you may know that we are in the season of Lent. One of Lent’s hallmarks is the call to repentance. In acknowledging the ways we fall short, we find an invitation to turn and return to the way of Jesus. It is an opportunity to not only confess but to recalibrate. So, today, we offer you this prayer, for reflection and repentance for the frontlines. “Most merciful God, we…

Connecting Faith and Everyday Life through the Lord’s Prayer

One of our faithful readers responded to my last posting with a question about how Christians can practically connect their faith to their everyday life. It’s a great question, as I believe it’s something most believers have a hard time doing. Many of us have been taught the importance of having a ‘quiet time’ or ‘devotional’—the daily practice of setting aside time to read the Bible and pray. However, if you’ve been a Christian for more than a week, you’ve…

May 17th, 2020 – Order of Worship

10:15am Facebook Live Service Our Sunday service begins at 10:15am using our website page or Facebook Page: Cornerstone Congregational Church – Westford, MA (no account needed). Whether you regularly attend Cornerstone or this is your first time we hope you can join us.  9:00am Christian Education Join us for our Christian Education hour from 9:00-10:00am using Zoom. Please contact terry@cornerstonewestford.com for the Zoom number. Order of Worship  Welcome! Welcome to our church and new friends tuning in! You can find…

3/29/20 Order of Worship

9:00am Christian Education Hour Our Christian Education Hour is from 9:00-10:00am Sundays using Zoom. Terry is teaching Old Testament survey. Please contact terry@cornerstonewestford.com for the conference number. 10:15am Facebook Live Service Our Sunday service begins at 10:15am using our Facebook Page: Cornerstone Congregational Church – Westford, MA (no account needed). Whether you regularly attend Cornerstone or this is your first time we hope you can join us.  Order of Worship  Welcome Welcome to our church and new friends tuning in!…

Prayer for Trunk or Treat – Day 7: For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen.

This is the day that the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.  (Ps 118:24)  Let us wrap up our series of prayer with an exaltatation to the King with Ps 145. Please keep praying continually for the Holy Spirit to breath the new life of Christ in us and to spiritually revive Westford and our region. For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen. I will extol you, my God and King, and bless your…

Prayer for Trunk or Treat – Day 6: but deliver us from evil

Are you counting down to the Trunk-or-Treat?  One more day! Thank you for your faithfulness in prayers. Jesus said if we have faith as a grain of mustard seed, we can move mountains. Nothing is impossible with God. (Matt 17:20) Let’s contiue to pray in faith. but deliver us from evil: “The Lord is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer, my God, my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield, and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold. I call upon the…
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