April Taize: Celebrating Easter Joy

April 5, 2024

Alleluia! Christ is risen indeed! Welcome to our first Taize Service during this 2024 Easter Season! How do we sustain our Easter joy through the 50 days of the Easter season? Can we keep the glorias and bells ringing?

March Taize: Refocusing Our Lives

March 7, 2024

We are midway through the Season of Lent. Perhaps it is time to recommit ourselves to our Ash Wednesday promises.

February Taize: We present ourselves to God

February 1, 2024

In the Catholic tradition, tomorrow, Feb. 2, is the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord in the Temple. In tonight’s Taizé Prayer Service we present ourselves to God. We invite God to work through us to make this world a better place: relationships, environment, etc.

January Taize: Prayer for Christian Unity

January 11, 2024

At the Last Supper, Jesus prayed that all of us would be united in him. The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity is celebrated every year, from January 18-25. We reach across denomination divisions and pray with one another. We will have a local Ecumenical Prayer Service in Liberty Jan. 18. This Taize Service anticipates that prayer.

December Taizé: Patient Waiting

December 27, 2023

We will take a few minutes to slow down from the hectic pace of December.

November Taizé: We celebrate those upon whose shoulders we stand

November 6, 2023

This month, on All Souls Day, we celebrate all those upon whose shoulders we stand. We believe in the Communion of Saints, and those who have died continue to be part of our lives. They can pray with us. We can pray with them. Join Us.

September Taize: Labor Day and The Dignity of Work

September 8, 2023

This month’s Taizé Service comes shortly after the U.S. national holiday, Labor Day, so this month, we take as our theme “Labor Day and The Dignity of Work.” Pope Francis has repeated said, “It is clear from the very first pages of the Bible that work is an essential part of human dignity.” We must protect it.

May Taizé: National Day of Prayer

May 4, 2023

This month’s Taizé Service falls on May 4, which is also the annual National Day of Prayer in the United States. There are many things that we can pray about for our country. This evening, we will focus on peace and nonviolence. We pray for calm hearts and cool tempers

Taizé for Lent: Encountering God in prayerful silence

March 8, 2023

Lent is an opportunity for the community of faith to pause and reawaken to the bounty of God’s love. As we deepen our communal and individual awareness that God deeply loves us, our awareness deepens, and so too do our relationships. This month, let us rest in God’s mercy and love.

February Taizé: We present ourselves to God

February 3, 2023

Feb. 2, the Feast of the Presentation, marks when Mary and Joseph showed fidelity and dedication to God by presenting the infant Jesus in the Temple. In baptism, you too were welcomed into the community of believers and promised to be a sign of Christ’s Light in the world.


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