When you arrive at either location, you can expect to be welcomed into the gathered activities.
10:00 we begin with an adult study – centered on a selected book or topic.
11:00 we begin unprogrammed, silent worship (see below for details).
The Sterling Worship Group will also sing 3 or 4 hymns/songs prior to silent worship.
“Silence is the language of God, all else is poor translation.” (Rumi)
❖ Worship is based on silent waiting, where we expect to come into the presence of God.
❖ In this living silence, we listen for the still, small voice that comes from God through the Inward Light.
❖ Worshiping together in silence is a way for a community to be brought together in love and faithfulness under God’s presence.
❖ During silent worship, anyone may feel inspired by the Spirit to give vocal ministry (speak out of the silence).
❖ After the person speaks, there is a silence to allow contemplation of the message. While the message might be inspirational, it is not intended to begin a dialogue.