Tag Archives: Eastertide

Eastertide in the Autumn — guest post from Aotearoa / New Zealand

I continue to follow the ongoing call of Eastertide by sharing this poem from Berverley Osborne of Stewart island. EASTER PRAYER It has been a grey weekend – rain and fog, low temperatures, nil-visibility and cancelled flights, dank and dripping … Continue reading

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Service of Lighten-ing for Eastertide a Reverse Tenebrae

On Maundy Thursday evening each year many churches have a service of Tenebrae – which is the Latin word for “shadows.” There is a series of six to eight readings and, after each one, a candle is extinguished, leaving us … Continue reading

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The way of the cross leads home — guest post from Ken Sehested

I can never too often encourage folks to connect with Ken Sehested’s http://www.prayerandpolitiks.org site, where justice oriented worship resources and reflections are posted every week of the year. You would also love his books In the Land of the Living … Continue reading

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Two post-Easter hymns — new words to familiar tunes

I Come to the Garden Alone (I think you know the tune) I come to the garden alone to taste religion quite slowly – but the risen hope has a broader scope and I find the whole world ho-ly. For … Continue reading

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Easter in the Southern Hemisphere

Personalising the Easter Story (A devotion for the season of Easter) Luke 24:1-12 + 8:3 The drama of Easter is variously interpreted by musicians, artists and wordsmiths, and so we are called to interpret what Easter means for us, individually … Continue reading

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