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Transfiguration prayer and Ash Wednesday liturgy … Valentine’s Day, really?

I was on a long airplane ride yesterday and started writing liturgy — some of which I will use and some of which …. nope, I probably won’t. It’s been a while since I offered some of my own liturgy. … Continue reading

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July 4, 2015 … Some worship resources, without the jingo

I offer some worship resources for people in the United States who are less than happy with the twisting of a celebration about freedom into a championing of an unthinking and uncritical nationalism. I always find that there is a … Continue reading

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Call to worship, invocation, prayer for illumination

Some liturgy for public worship, or perhaps simply for your personal prayers. First is a call to worship “for communion as a picnic” by Dee Ledger. Following are two prayers by Todd Jenkins … an invocation and a prayer for … Continue reading

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Prayer for a Winter’s Day from New Zealand

Lynne Frith from Grafton, Auckland, sends this opening prayer for worship or personal devotion for a winter Sunday / day. The words warm our hearts in the southern hemisphere. In the northern hemisphere we may bookmark them for another month, … Continue reading

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Transfiguration Liturgy

Kenneth C. Wells of the United States has these wonderful resources for Transfiguration included in the anthology Before the Amen — Creative Resources for Worship (Tirabassi and Tirabassi, Pilgrim Press, 2007). Opening Prayer Every morning we climb from our slumber … Continue reading

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Two faces of January — reflecting backward, looking forward, Aotearoa and Canada

Janus two face Some see this as the beginning of an Epiphany season, a season of revelation, others as the beginning of Ordinary time, a settling in to the changed life of small awarenesses. And the month itself carries this … Continue reading

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