What gives us life? What sustains us? Using water as the focus, we gather and bless one another. Set up a large bowl in the centre of the worship space, or in the centre of each table. small glasses (or communion cups) partially filled with water — at each place or on a […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
Splish Splash! Drip Drop! Water of Life, You wash over the world. You quench our thirst, Water plants and trees that give us food, Wash us clean, Tumble over rocks and roots in rivers, And ebb and flow in oceans. Thank you for water! Help us use water wisely, carefully and joyously. Amen.
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 […]