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Guest posting to begin Advent — Rosalie Sugrue and Bill Jones

Gifts I have received from Bill Jones include a hymn which uses all four of the Advent Sundays — Hope, Peace, Joy and Love. And from Rosalie Sugrue an antiphonal prayer to begin the season! Prayer of Approach (read antiphonally) … Continue reading

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Call to Prayer for the First Sunday in Lent from Aotearoa / New Zealand

Penny Guy of Aotearoa/New Zealand begins our journey into the Lenten season by calling us to awareness of all travellers. This Call to Prayer is printed first as Penny contributed it to Gifts in Open Hands and then as it … Continue reading

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June 11, 2012 Pentecost – the fifteenth day

The second chapter of Acts reminds us that the new and fragile Christian community was praying together … And so do we, not only on Pentecost, not only on Sundays, but in all places and times. To guide your prayers … Continue reading

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May 28, 2012 Pentecost – The Day After

We believe that the words of faith – the words of many peoples in many languages —  speak on, not just on the festival day but on all the days that we journey together. So we share these words. Some … Continue reading

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