Join us on this 9-minute guided prayer for peace and healing in the wake of violence and terrorism including, but not only the September 11 events in the USA. We know that such violent acts happen all over the world, leaving people struggling with where to start in their prayers. This is one small offering to help in the process of healing.
In our 7 x 7 prayers for peace, we light 7 candles, each directing us toward a particular prayer need. Each candle then offers 7 more prayers, drawing from Jesus' instructions about forgiveness, 7 x 70 times. So we make steps toward that healing and forgiveness. Continue reading →
Welcome to "The Gift of Pentecost," a special 10-minute offering for you in celebration of Pentecost and the birthday of the church. This has been created by the leadership of DisciplesNet Church for our DisciplesNet members and friends around the world, and for all others who would be blessed in sharing the reminders of the special gift of wholeness that first came to the disciples at Pentecost.
We've chose a scripture that is important to us in our work at DisciplesNet church, John 13:34-35. On our video look for this verse read by individuals in nine decades of life, in 15 languages, and covering five continents. Continue reading →
What is Lent? DisciplesNet answers the essential questions about this time of preparation before Easter.
If you would like to know even more about the history behind Lent and the associated holy days here is a link to the Wikipedia article on Lent:
If you would like to know more about how to compute the date of Easter each year, here is a link:
Kyrie Eleison sung by the DisciplesNet singers.
Music from the Chalice Hymnal #298 all rights reserved.
Epiphany is a Christian holy day that occurs on January 6th, but what does it mean? Why do Christians celebrate it? This DisciplesNet video answers questions about this special day in the Christian year.
"We Three Kings" performed [on hammered dulcimer] by Ted Yoder. From album: Comfort and Joy, used by permission. www.tedyoder.com
Happy New Year to you from DisciplesNet Church! Try out this 22-minute New Year's gift to you, featuring storyteller Rev. Dr. Marti Steussy bringing her adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's "Where Love is, There Also is God." As Dr. Steussy tells of shoemaker's dream of Christ coming to visit him, we hear the scriptures that have been read of Matthew 25:35-40: "I was hungry and you visited me." Also on our worship is Ecclesiastes 3:1-13 ("To everything there is a season"), prayer, and the songs of Dean Phelps, Twana A. Harris, and background music of Susan McNeely on dulcimer and Bevery Heid on piano. Our DisciplesNet team wishes you a bright and blessed new year, and hope you enjoy this gift to you.
Check out this video to find out more about the symbolism involved in the Advent wreath. There are also ideas for how you might create your own wreath to use in worship and meditation during the four weeks preceding Christmas.
Hi all! Some of our greatest blessings here at DisciplesNet Church are you who are connecting with us on the internet. We have made this short worshipful gift for you, hoping it, in turn, will bring you peace. You'll not want to miss young Madison, saying her prayers for you, or the greetings from Italy, India, Indiana, and Mississippi.