This Week in Church: Trees and Liturgy

Welcome to the series wherein I share my take-aways from church. The things that, I think, are beneficial to all of us to know or think about, whether or not we believe in any church-related things.

I think that church can teach things that are beneficial to everyone, whether or not we believe in church-related things.

This week in church we talked about trees.

Okay, so technically this was a little section for the kids, but the leader asked the kids to think about how trees, flowers, and other things in nature worship. The answer? Grow, bloom, and basically just being alive and doing their thing.

I love that idea of worship for us, too. Just living, growing, learning, and being is an act of worship.

This week in church we talked about the liturgy of life.

Liturgy, if you aren't a church person, is when the congregation reads some text all together, often as a call and response. Some change week to week, but many are repeated every single week and become something of an ingrained ritual.

So the liturgy of life are the things we do in our daily lives, over and over again, that we are centering ourselves around, intentionally or not.

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