Tag Archives: England

Prayer after the stabbings on London Bridge and in the Hague

God, who steadies us in the throbbing heartbeats of fear and running, who kneels beside the bleeding, and rides with the paramedics, we pray for your tenderness in London and in The Hague, where busy crowds were cut open by … Continue reading

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Easter Sunrise Service from England

Michele Jarmany URC Minister at Clitheroe, Barrow and Newton, England writes of this Easter Sunrise Service: This is part of a short service Easter morning sunrise over Waddington Fell in the Trough of Bowland, Lancashire.It was a clear blue sky … Continue reading

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Prayers to Embrace the Holy Land — Home of the Tongues of Pentecost

These prayers were written in Great Britain for Christian Aid, a church relief and development organisation in the United Kingdom and formed part of a Lenten pilgrimage by Graham Sparkes and Anthea Cox. 1) Loving God We pray for children … Continue reading

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Blessed are those people with disabilities — Beatitudes for all from Argentina

These beatitudes for all people that name the blessings of those with disabilities are from Argentina. There is a translation in English that follows the Spanish. For some of you this may be an introduction to the remarkable liturgical gifts … Continue reading

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September 13, 2012 — What do I believe? …109 Pentecost Days

What do I believe? Sometimes the response is shaped like “Credo” and other times it is shaped more like reflection on the journey. Here are three — the first from Aotearoa, the second from Great Britain, and the third, a … Continue reading

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August 23 — 88 days since Pentecost — Agape Meal

From England comes a liturgy for an Agape Meal … a meal for the community of love and justice. Graham Sparkes and Anthea Sully have shaped this feast in which the participants eat fruit and drink water. Clearly there could … Continue reading

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