These words open the time of worship… As we ring the bowl three times, may we open to the wisdom of our own and other traditions, to the joys and sufferings we carry with us today, and to God’s presence here, among these people and in the world.Read full text
Words for religious rituals including Christian baptism, naming services, confirmation, communion, weddings & divorces, Nine Night, funerals & memorials, tombstone unveiling, exorcism and home blessings.
Go into the world… What words do we use? What feelings do we express? What covenants do we articulate? How do we articulate hopes and dreams? The gathered church often demonstrates its inter-connectedness and care through rituals in which the congregation ‘commissions’ an individual or group to undertake a specific task. More than ‘order’ or […]Read full text
The USA-based Liturgy Project provides hundreds of liturgical posts by authors around the globe. The free worship planning material is easy to locate using an extensive index. “Progressive Christianity is an open, intelligent and collaborative approach to the Christian tradition and the life and teachings of Jesus that create pathways into an authentic and relevant religious experience.” […]Read full text