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Here is a Call to Worship, written for Reformation Sunday, 2016.

One: When we feel withered and parched, and our faith lies fallow in the fields,

MANY: Reseed us, Replant us, Replenish us, O God.

One: When we’re up to our eyeballs in debt, or stuck in the depths of despair,

MANY: Resurrect us, Renew us, Restore us, O God.

One: When our desire to accumulate goods outweighs our desire to share with our neighbors,

MANY: Reduce us, Reuse us, Recycle us, Repurpose us, O God.

One: When we wish to see Jesus, but we can’t get a good view,

MANY: Revision us, Reform us, Refresh us, O God.

© Rev. Katelyn Macrae, 2016

Katelyn has been the pastor of Richmond Congregational Church, UCC since June of 2014.  She brings a passion for social justice to her ministry and loves helping people find new ways to experience God by trying creative things in worship. Before and after attending seminary, she worked at non-profit organizations serving homeless people in Washington, DC and Portland, ME.  As a lifelong member of the United Church of Christ, Katelyn grew up attending First Parish Congregational Church UCC in Saco, Maine. Katelyn received her BA in Religion and Anthropology from Colgate University and her Master’s of Divinity from Yale Divinity School. Katelyn and her husband Nathan live in Richmond with their Golden Retriever Koda. In her spare time she enjoys walking, downhill skiing, cooking, reading, kayaking and exploring new places in Vermont.

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