All Saints Day

How do we remember the dead? What words ring true? Where do we gather? Traditions from different cultures can inspire us. Resources for All Saints Day:    

Children’s Message, All Saints Day — Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson, Colorado USA

Children’s Message for All Saints Day – recognizing God’s workers By Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson, Cairn Christian Church, Lafayette, Colorado USA Preparation Script  (Adjust to your setting.) Saint Stories I like to include a couple familiar figures, a couple less recognized figures, and one or two personal figures, either from my family or my community.  The iconography […]

St Andrew’s Day — 30 November

What words do we use to commemorate saints of old? What words connect to the swelling pride of a nation commemorating a patron saint? What lyrics might the drone of a bagpipe arouse in us?   St Andrew’s Day 30 November is Scotland’s national day commemorating St. Andrew, the patron saint of Scotland. St Andrew […]

Reconciling prayers of intercession for Reformation Sunday — UK

God of Grace, shepherd us Reconciling Prayer for Reformation Sunday – WORD Reconciling Prayer for Reformation Sunday – PDF   Using a sung or spoken response:  Shep-herd us, O God, beyond our wants, be-yond our fears, from death in-to life. Click here for music.          God of grace, shepherd us.                    Sung/spoken response:  Shepherd us, […]

Prayers for Today — Caren Clarke, UK

Originally written for the fifth Sunday of Lent – Year A (2020)   Eternal One, we thank you for this opportunity to worship together. Please help everyone here today, to learn something new about you…   We pray for peace throughout the world and for everyone’s heart to be filled with love, so that we […]

Good Friday Confession — Lawrence Moore, UK

WORD Good Friday Confession, Lawrence Moore Pause before the prayer, allowing God’s Spirit to search your heart.  Make your own confession.  Pause after the prayer to experience the reality of God’s forgiveness. I want to keep my hands smooth, my skin unbroken, my feet unscarred. I don’t want the imprint of the cross on my […]

Good Friday Words

What words express the anguish, the grief, the horror? What words connect us today to eye witnesses, to friends, to family? What words explain the collision of earth and divine?   Worship Words resources for Good Friday: Worship resources, easy access:

A: Pentecost & Ordinary Time

Pentecost Sunday readings and resources for Year A… Ordinary Time — Season after Pentecost: readings and worship resources…   

Children’s Message, Alpha & Omega symbols — Tod Gobledale, UK

Revelations 1:8, 21:6, 22:13 — Lectionary reading for Christmas and New Year A,B,C; Easter 2C, 5C and 7C, All Saints Day Year B, Pentecost 27B (Proper 29B) Alpha & Omega: Introducing the symbols of the church to children   This message offers children the opportunity to look around the sanctuary or worship room and discover […]

C: Pentecost & Ordinary Time

Pentecost Sunday readings and resources for Year C…       Season after Pentecost, Ordinary Time — readings and resources for Year C