Preparation

Preparation for Worship 04.15.2018

At Refuge our services are a time for us to gather as Christ's bride and worship together as a family. God doesn't ask us to limit our worship to a few hours on Sunday though. Throughout the week we should be worshiping individually and with our friends and families. Let this blog be a starting place for you. Below you'll find the songs we'll be singing together the following weekend, as well as the sermon text and some other resources for your reference.

We look forward to worshipping with you this Sunday!

This week we'll be singing the following songs together, they can be found on John Playlist

  1. This is My Father's World
  2. Only Your Blood is Enough
  3. How Deep the Fathers Love for Us
  4. Adoption
  5. We Labor Unto Glory
  6. Facing a Task Unfinished

This week we'll be returning to our John series! The sermon will be taken from John 4:27-45, Liturgies will be taken from Psalm 19, Hebrews 9, and 1 John 3

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be sure to check out the current series page for more info on our Gospel of John series

Preparation For Worship 03.04.2018

At Refuge our services are a time for us to gather as Christ's bride and worship together as a family. God doesn't ask us to limit our worship to a few hours on Sunday though. Throughout the week we should be worshiping individually and with our friends and families. Let this blog be a starting place for you. Below you'll find the songs we'll be singing together the following weekend, as well as the sermon text and some other resources for your reference.

We look forward to worshipping with you this Sunday!

This week we'll be singing the following songs together, they can be found on Gospel Playlist

  1. Jesus! 
  2. It's Not Enough
  3. The Gospel
  4. Come Behold the Wondrous Mystery
  5. O Day of Peace
  6. Psalm 126

This week we'll be continuing our Gospel series with Mark 1-5, our Liturgies will be taken from Matthew Romans 14:11 , Matthew 6:19, and 1 Peter 3:18

Preparation for Worship 02.18.2018

At Refuge our services are a time for us to gather as Christ's bride and worship together as a family. God doesn't ask us to limit our worship to a few hours on Sunday though. Throughout the week we should be worshiping individually and with our friends and families. Let this blog be a starting place for you. Below you'll find the songs we'll be singing together the following weekend, as well as the sermon text and some other resources for your reference.

We look forward to worshipping with you this Sunday!

This week we'll be singing the following songs together, they can be found on John Part 2 Playlist

  1. Your Love Is Strong
  2. I am Living in a Land of Death
  3. The Gospel
  4. Hail The King
  5. New Every Morning
  6. On Jordan's Stormy Banks

This week we'll be continuing our John series with John 4:23-24, our Liturgies will be taken from Matthew 6:9-14, Isaiah 9:2, and 1 Corinthians 15:3-4

Preparation for Worship 12.10.2017

Refuge our services are a time for us to gather as Christ's bride and worship together as a family. God doesn't ask us to limit our worship to a few hours on Sunday though. Throughout the week we should be worshiping individually and with our friends and families. Let this page be a starting place for you. Below you'll find the songs we'll be singing together the following weekend, as well as the sermon text and some other resources for your reference.

We look forward to worshipping with you this Sunday!

This week we'll be singing the following songs together, they can be found on Advent 2017 Playlist

  1. Come and Stand Amazed
  2. O Children Come
  3. Joyful Joyful
  4. Hark the Herald Angels Sing
  5. King of My Heart
  6. Rejoice oh Joy of Heaven

This week we'll be continuing our Advent series with 1 Peter 1:13-2:3. Our liturgies are taken from Psalm 65 this week as we celebrate the joy in God's incarnation. 

Preparation for Worship 11.26.2017

Refuge our services are a time for us to gather as Christ's bride and worship together as a family. God doesn't ask us to limit our worship to a few hours on Sunday though. Throughout the week we should be worshiping individually and with our friends and families. Let this page be a starting place for you.

Preparation for Worship 10.15.2017

Refuge our services are a time for us to gather as Christ's bride and worship together as a family. God doesn't ask us to limit our worship to a few hours on Sunday though. Throughout the week we should be worshiping individually and with our friends and families. Let this page be a starting place for you. Below you'll find the songs we'll be singing together the following weekend, as well as the sermon text and some other resources for your reference.

We look forward to worshipping with you this Sunday!

This week we'll be singing the following songs together, they can be found on John (pt. 2) Playlist

  1. Romans 11 Doxology
  2. Only Your Blood Is Enough
  3. Born Again
  4. Made Alive
  5. How Can I Keep From Singing
  6. The Revelation of Jesus Christ

This week we'll be studying John 1:35-51,  Our Liturgies will be taken from Romans 11, Romans 5:12, and Romans 5:15

Preparation for Worship 10.01.2017

Refuge our services are a time for us to gather as Christ's bride and worship together as a family. God doesn't ask us to limit our worship to a few hours on Sunday though. Throughout the week we should be worshiping individually and with our friends and families. Let this page be a starting place for you. Below you'll find the songs we'll be singing together the following weekend, as well as the sermon text and some other resources for your reference.

We look forward to worshipping with you this Sunday!

This week we'll be singing the following songs together, they can be found on Christ Local Spotify Playlist

  1. Song of Hope
  2. Come Ye Sinners
  3. Adoption
  4. This is Amazing Grace
  5. Living Waters
  6. Facing at Task Unfinished

This week we'll be Finishing up our series Christ Local, where we'll be studying the vision, values, and mission of Refuge and the purpose of the local church! Our Liturgies will be taken from Psalm 136, Ephesians 2, and Romans 5

Preparation for Worship 09.24.2017

At Refuge our services are a time for us to gather as Christ's bride and worship together as a family. God doesn't ask us to limit our worship to a few hours on Sunday though. Throughout the week we should be worshiping individually and with our friends and families. Let this page be a starting place for you. Below you'll find the songs we'll be singing together the following weekend, as well as the sermon text and some other resources for your reference.

We look forward to worshipping with you this Sunday!

This week we'll be singing the following songs together, they can be found on Christ Local Spotify Playlist

  1. By Faith
  2. Let Justice Roll
  3. Oh God
  4. Made Alive
  5. Restless
  6. Romans 11 Doxology

This week we'll be Continuing our series Christ Local, where we'll be studying the vision, values, and mission of Refuge and the purpose of the local church! Our Liturgies will be taken from Hebrews 11, Amos 5, and Psalm 145

Preparation for Worship 9.17.2017

t Refuge our services are a time for us to gather as Christ's bride and worship together as a family. God doesn't ask us to limit our worship to a few hours on Sunday though. Throughout the week we should be worshiping individually and with our friends and families. Let this page be a starting place for you. Below you'll find the songs we'll be singing together the following weekend, as well as the sermon text and some other resources for your reference.

We look forward to worshipping with you this Sunday!

This week we'll be singing the following songs together, they can be found on Christ Local Spotify Playlist

  1. Song of Hope
  2. Come Ye Sinners
  3. Adoption
  4. This is Amazing Grace
  5. Jesus Thank You
  6. We Will Feast In the House of Zion

This week we'll be Continuing our series Christ Local, where we'll be studying the vision, values, and mission of Refuge and the purpose of the local church! 

Preparation for Worship 09.10.2017

At Refuge our services are a time for us to gather as Christ's bride and worship together as a family. God doesn't ask us to limit our worship to a few hours on Sunday though. Throughout the week we should be worshiping individually and with our friends and families. Let this page be a starting place for you. Below you'll find the songs we'll be singing together the following weekend, as well as the sermon text and some other resources for your reference.

We look forward to worshipping with you this Sunday!

This week we'll be singing the following songs together, they can be found on Christ Local Spotify Playlist

  1. Oh! Great is Our God!
  2. Hosanna
  3. One God
  4. The Solid Rock
  5. Living Waters
  6. All Glory Be to Christ

This week we'll be Continuing our series Christ Local, where we'll be studying the vision, values, and mission of Refuge and the purpose of the local church! 

Preparation for Worship 09.03.2017

At Refuge our services are a time for us to gather as Christ's bride and worship together as a family. God doesn't ask us to limit our worship to a few hours on Sunday though. Throughout the week we should be worshiping individually and with our friends and families. Let this page be a starting place for you. Below you'll find the songs we'll be singing together the following weekend, as well as the sermon text and some other resources for your reference.

We look forward to worshipping with you this Sunday!

This week we'll be singing the following songs together, they can be found on Christ Local Spotify Playlist

  1. Romans 11 Doxology
  2. Daniel 4
  3. Adoption
  4. Made Alive
  5. Jesus Thank You
  6. We Will Feast in the House of Zion

This week we'll be Continuing our series Christ Local, where we'll be studying the vision, values, and mission of Refuge and the purpose of the local church! Liturgies will be taken from Romans 8, Romans 11, and Matthew 7

Preparation for Worship 08.27.2017

At Refuge our services are a time for us to gather as Christ's bride and worship together as a family. God doesn't ask us to limit our worship to a few hours on Sunday though. Throughout the week we should be worshiping individually and with our friends and families. Let this page be a starting place for you. Below you'll find the songs we'll be singing together the following weekend, as well as the sermon text and some other resources for your reference.

We look forward to worshipping with you this Sunday!

This week we'll be singing the following songs together, they can be found on Christ Local Spotify Playlist

  1. Song of Hope
  2. Let Justice Roll Like A River
  3. Oh God
  4. Jesus Keep Me Near the Cross
  5. Living Waters
  6. Psalm 126

This week we'll be starting our series Christ Local, where we'll be studying the vision, values, and mission of Refuge and the purpose of the local church

Preparation for Worship 07.23.2017

At Refuge our services are a time for us to gather as Christ's bride and worship together as a family. God doesn't ask us to limit our worship to a few hours on Sunday though. Throughout the week we should be worshiping individually and with our friends and families. Let this page be a starting place for you. Below you'll find the songs we'll be singing together the following weekend, as well as the sermon text and some other resources for your reference.

We look forward to worshipping with you this Sunday!

This week we'll be singing the following songs together, they can be found on John 1:1-18 Spotify Playlist

  1. Song of Hope
  2. Satisfied in You
  3. Made Alive
  4. Adoption
  5. Compel my Heart to Sing
  6. The Revelation of Jesus Christ

Liturgies will be taken from Psalm 3 This week we'll begin our John series, starting with John 1:1-14

Preparation for Worship | 06.25.2017

At Refuge our services are a time for us to gather as Christ's bride and worship together as a family. God doesn't ask us to limit our worship to a few hours on Sunday though. Throughout the week we should be worshiping individually and with our friends and families. Let this page be a starting place for you. Below you'll find the songs we'll be singing together the following weekend, as well as the sermon text and some other resources for your reference.

We look forward to worshipping with you this Sunday!

This week we'll be singing the following songs together, they can be found on Habits of Grace Spotify Playlist

  1. Come Behold the Wondrous Mystery
  2. Let Your Blood Plead For Me
  3. There is a Fountain
  4. Be Thou My Vision
  5. Jesus Thank You
  6. Amazing Grace

This week we'll be continuing our Habits of Grace series, focusing on prayer

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Gathering Preparation 11.13.2016

No doubt all of us who gather for worship this Sunday have some affiliation or another. We must cast those affiliations aside, however, and gather as sheep of Christ's flock. Citizens of the true kingdom and Servants to do his work of love, compassion, and truth.

Gathering Preparation 04.10.2016

Gathering Preparation 04.10.2016

I've been studying the book of Acts for the past few weeks. It's truly an amazing account of not only the work of the early church but, more importantly, the acts of Christ through the spirit. There are many parts of this book that are helpful to our growth as believers and as the church. But one specific part that stands out is Stephen's speech to the high priest, which occurs in Acts 7