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Prayer for Egypt, April 9, 2017

Hosanna, God, please save us. Blessed is the One who come in God’s name. Blessed today in Egypt are those who die in your name with palms in their hands, songs of children on their lips, a story of a … Continue reading

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Prayer for illumination for Palm Sunday (Matthew 21:1-15)

God, part of me hopes no one will notice two donkeys. It’s probably a textual problem – Jesus asking for the jenny and her colt and the story that he rode them both down the path of cloaks and waving … Continue reading

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Palm Sunday and Easter Doxologies

Rev. John Danner, Pastor of the Sanibel Congregational United Church of Christ in Sanibel, Florida writes every week a new Doxology for his congregation to sing. The meaning of “doxology” is words of praise and so there are new words … Continue reading

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Improv on Naomi Shihab Nye’s “Famous” For Palm Sunday

  The bread is famous not so much to the mouth and the stomach, (and certainly not to any loud voices) as to the heart that remembers his love. The cup is famous to the people of the Exodus and … Continue reading

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For Psalm Sunday from Argentina

Saludamos tu presencia Saludamos tu presencia en medio nuestro, Señor, como aquel día en que entraste, sobre un burrito prestado, a aquella ciudad en la que fuiste aclamado y odiado, recibido y rechazado, alabado e insultado. Levantamos nuestras manos al … Continue reading

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Palm Sunday – 2 Argentina and Maundy Thursday – 1 Mexico

These Holy Week resources come from two contributors to the book Gifts in Open Hands — More Worship Resources for the Global Community. Gerardo Oberman of Argentina shares an opening prayer for Palm Sunday and Laura Markle Downton has created … Continue reading

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Palm Sunday — Aotearoa New Zealand

It seems early to be sharing liturgy for Palm Sunday, which is often also the occasion for Passion Sunday, and falls on March 24 this year, but these gifts are for those who are planning worship. Those who use this … Continue reading

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