Prayers for Tuesday

A reflection by Steve Garnaas-Holmes, USA The rain stopped long ago; skies are blue. But on the morning path the breeze shakes down showers the trees have been holding onto. I will gladly drown in this blessing.             • Awakening this morning in bed, as my conscious mind opened up it filled with what day this is, […]

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Water, Holy Water: a blessing service — Justice Ministries, USA

This resource originates from Creation Justice Ministries USA which develops Earth Day Sunday materials each year to help congregations celebrate and care for God’s Creation.  PDF – Water, Holy Water – ready-to-print download WORD – Water, Holy Water – ready-to-print download   Faith Reflection “I don’t know what tallies as sacred for you but if […]

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Group blessing of baptismal water — Jim Burklo, USA

Let us prayerfully focus on this water, as I pour it into the bowl, and as we do, let each of us infuse it with our commitments to share with (this child / name) the unique gifts that God has given us, gifts (this child / name) will need from us as s/he goes along […]

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Baptism hymn In this Sacrament with Water — George Stuart, Australia

Tune: Ar Hyd Y Nos (All Through the Night) Verse 1 In this sacrament with water God can be seen; In each human son and daughter God can be seen; When love streams from fathers, mothers, Gen’rously from sisters, brothers, When compassion flows from others God can be seen. Verse 2 God in love’s refreshing […]

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