Monthly Archives: May 2013

Celebration of Ministry, First Nations Canada

Matthew Stevens, whose liturgy often is shared here writes this as a brief biographical note: As a person of Aboriginal heritage I was privileged to serve for many years as a minister within First Nations communities. Being also regarded as … Continue reading

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Liturgy for Worship on Sunday June 2

This is the first Monday I will be sharing liturgical materials focused on the Luke passages for next Sunday in the Revised Common Lectionary. This week I am sharing the work of two authors — Cindy Worthington-Berry of Boxborough, Massachusetts … Continue reading

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Improv on “America the Beautiful” for US Memorial Day

A long history of riffs on this poem of Katherine Lee Bates begins with her Wellesley students, including one of my grandmothers, honoring Bates with a version at graduation, that substitutes “Crown thy good with sisterhood, from sea to shining … Continue reading

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A prayer sent from Aotearoa, for anyone suffering natural disaster

Rosalie Sugrue sends this prayer that she calls “Another Disaster Prayer” in sympathy with others suffering and most immediately in response to news photography of Oklahoma, US. She writes: This prayer was written after a second devastating earthquake struck the … Continue reading

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Pentecost — An Illumination

Barbara Brakey of Brooksville Maine sent in an illustration, an illumination,  for the collaborative project “Luke for Sharing — A Community Resource” As we, like the newly born day-by-day bread-breaking, possession-sharing, praying-praising-baptizing Jerusalem church, contemplate what Pentecost means for us, … Continue reading

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Prayer for Moore, Oklahoma

Peace be still, was never as much meteorological miracle as the miracle of reminding us we are together in the boat. Peace be still for the woman hugging her kids in the bathtub under a mattress, Peace be still for … Continue reading

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Gifts in Open Hands — A Second Penteocst Year

For those who have been faithfully following this blog since it began last Pentecost, here is the “new About” — a re-commitment to a place for sharing liturgy and poetry and letters about faith with some new dimensions that have … Continue reading

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