CMCL's Blog

While we are not gathering in person until further notice, we can still take time to worship and connect with each other! Throughout this time of social distancing, worship services and other posts will appear here so that you can access them at any time.

Order of Worship, August 29

August 29, 2021 Sunday Worship, The Gift of Justice Prelude—  "Zacchaeus Song", by The Porter's Gate Justice Project Lighting the Peace Lamp— Loving God, make us brave and willing to carry a lampinto the realities of our world.Even if it means we are changed by what...

Order of Worship, August 22

August 22, 2021 Sunday Worship, The Gift of Grief Prelude—Within Our Darkest Night Lighting the Peace Lamp— Within our darkest hour - Christ, you are with us.Your Spirit kindles the fire that never dies away.Thanks be to God! Welcome/Call to Worship— Good morning!...

Order of Worship, August 15

August 15, 2021 CHURCH ON THE FARM Sunday Worship, The Gift of Holy Moments Prelude—CMCL Jazz Musicians Lighting the Peace Lamp— As Gunilla Norris has written:  ...love nourishes us. When it is in our lives, we can bear pain, confusion and even death. In this way, the...

Order of Worship, August 8

August 8, 2021   Sunday Worship, The Gift of Silence This morning there will beno in-person or online worship service at CMCL. You are invited to choose a time of silence today—to listen and be.     You may enter into this silence alone, or in parallel with...

Order of Worship, August 1

August 1, 2021 Sunday Worship, The Gift of Creativity   a CMCLer Pandemic Creation: fairy garden made by the Weigels in May 2020 Prelude—Yes, of course I can, from Robert Fulghum's musical, "All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten," performed by Parkland...

Order of Worship, July 25

July 25, 2021 Sunday Worship, The Gift of Play Prelude—Brethren, We Have Met To Worship, VT #25, played by Joe Gascho, slideshow of CMCL worship gatherings Welcome—This summer, we have been following the Gift of a Sacred Summer series. So far, we have considered the...

Order of Worship, July 18

July 18, 2021   Sunday Worship, The Gift of Gratitude     Prelude— Chukkeso Wangwiye, from Mennonite World Conference PA 2015 Welcome— This season we have been focusing our worship on The Gifts of a Sacred Summer:The Gift of LoveThe Gift of NatureThe...

Order of Worship, July 11

July 11, 2021 Sunday Worship, The Gift of....   Welcome—Ideally (weather cooperating!) we will be have the opportunity to gather in-person this morning at West Earl Township Community Park. You may be reading these words because: you are traveling you are...

Order of Worship, July 4

July 4, 2021   Sunday Worship, The Gift of Rest         Prelude—Come Unto Me Lighting the Peace Lamp— Jesus said, “Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me; for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.” Matthew...

Order of Worship, June 27

June 27, 2021 Sunday Worship, The Gift of Nature Notes:* except where noted, the images and captions throughout the service were submitted by CMCLers for this service.* except where noted, all prayers for worship this summer will come from our worship theme...