Praying without Words
Experience Greensky Hill's live Easter Sunday worship service, followed by Bishop David Bard's Easter service and Pastor Sarah's Easter Garden Project in the videos that follow.
Watch the video of our live service from Pastor Jonathan & Kathy's dining room. Then, watch this video as we finish our Easter 2020 celebration together.
Rev. Kathy Pittenger shared a Children's Time during the Bishop's Easter Service.
In this video, Pastor Sarah shows us how to make an Easter garden project.
Watch Bishop David Bard's video about Body Prayer, then experience our live worship service with this video. Watch Pastor Sarah's Children's Message video to conclude our worship experience for the Second Sunday of Easter.
Sarah talks about finding joy even when there's doubt and sings "Waymaker."
Watch Bishop David Bard's video about Body Prayer, then experience our live worship service with this video. Watch Pastor Sarah's Children's Message in the next video to conclude our worship experience for the Third Sunday of Easter.
Climb into the fort with Pastor Sarah and Maggie for a story about The Road to Emmaus.
Pastor Jonathan shares an Agape Feast with Greensky Hill's extended family and friends and talks about walking the Sacred Way in Jesus' steps.
Sarah and Maggie meet the sheep at the Matchett Farm.
Pastor Jonathan leads worship, remembering Ahmaud Arberry, and singing "Mothering God, You Gave Me Birth," as we work together for a "new neighborly normal."
Jesus answers Thomas' question about knowing the way, opens the Shepherd's gate to all, and assures us that nothing - not even death - can separate us from the love of God.
Pastor Jonathan ponders the poets' words in Acts 17:22-31, "In him we live and move and have our being." And talks about how, "The God who made the world and everything in it, the one who is Lord of heaven and earth, does not live in shrines made by human hands..."
Watch this brief video of our live Maundy Thursday Service, then join the Batten family around the table in the video below to conclude our worship experience for Maundy Thursday 2020.
Watch the video of our live service from Pastor Jonathan & Kathy's dining room. Then, watch this video as we finish our Maundy Thursday service around the table with the Batten family.
Check out this great video as you reflect on the Christ Candle, listen to the story "Ragman" read by the author, Walter Wangerin, Jr., with an original song by Ken Medema.
Watch this brief video of our live Good Friday Service, then join Rev. Jeremy Peters in the next video to conclude our worship experience for Good Friday 2020.
Watch the video of our live service from Pastor Jonathan & Kathy's dining room. Then, watch this video as we finish our Good Friday service with the members of Court Street UMC in Flint MI and their pastor, Rev. Jeremy Peters.
We will get through this together.
We are not alone.
On Maundy Thursday, we shared a powerful interactive devotional written by our 2019 Camp Meeting speaker, Rev. Paul Perez. On Good Friday, we walked the streets of Flint and prayed with Rev. Jeremy Peters. Tomorrow, Easter Sunday, following our own brief live service at 10 AM, we'll join UMC siblings and others in worship together with Bishop David Alan Bard's Easter Service.
Today, this Holy Saturday, our 2017 Camp Meeting speaker, Rev. Dr. Glenn Wagner helps us wait.
We will get through this together.
As we experienced the art of our Christ Candle bearing the wounds and fears of our many prayer candles each time we gathered online during Holy Week, we meditate on the self-giving love of God, entering into our experience, our suffering, our injustice, and taking it to the grave. And we wait. We wait. We wait for new life.
Our first ever worship broadcast: Daniel Magee, a lay speaker at Greensky Hill, prepared a sermon for the third week in our Lenten series, "Selah – Life in a Minor Key." Each week in the series focuses on a Psalm and features an African American Spiritual. Along with Dan's message, "Worship and Bow Down," from Psalm 95.
This Sunday and next, we'll finish our Lenten series. We’ll rest - practice the Selah of Sabbath together - by listening, singing, praying, and meditating on a Psalm, an African American Spiritual, and hymns/prayers in Anishinaabemowin.
This Sunday, we'll finish our Lenten series. We’ll rest - practice the Selah of Sabbath together - by listening, singing, praying, and meditating on a Psalm, an African American Spiritual, and hymns/prayers in Anishinaabemowin.
Children’s Message for Psalm 130. Don’t be afraid to pray to God from a deep place.
As we long to gather in our historic log sanctuary in the woods near Susan Lake, let’s imagine this space as our sacred circle of trees.
Pastor Sarah shows us how to wave palm branches while we practice physical distancing.