Psalm 25, Call to worship — Ana Gobledale, UK

Gathering words inspired by Psalm 25     God is good, steadfast and true. Trust that which brought you here. Enter in hope and anticipation. Be ready to be fed and nourished. Open yourself to this oasis on the path of your life journey. Come! Be in this moment, this place. Shed the world at […]

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New Year Call to Worship — Ana Gobledale, UK

  This responsive Call to Worship might be used at a special New Year’s Day service or on the first Sunday of the new year.       People of the world, it is time to celebrate new beginnings. We step into the new year with faith! People of faith, it is time to look […]

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Words of Gathering adapted from Psalm 100 – Ana Gobledale, UK

Pentecost 25, Year A, lectionary reading 26 November 2017   Responsive reading   Make a joyful noise to God, all the earth. We will worship God with gladness; Come into God’s presence with singing. We sing, for God made us, and we are God’s people. Enter God’s gates with thanksgiving and praise. We give thanks […]

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Church Anniversary gathering words

We gather, looking back to see the paths taken,     Looking forward to see our path. We honour those who have gone before us,     Learning from their successes and failures. We celebrate who we are today, And welcome the possibilities and opportunities before us. We gather to worship God,        the God of yesterday, […]

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Call to Worship, Psalm 138 — Ana Gobledale, UK

  Give thanks to God! Celebrate God’s steadfast love and faithfulness. Sing of the ways of God, for God is magnificent!   or a more traditional last line might be used:  for great is the glory of God! Psalm 138 is a Common Lectionary reading on the 12th Sunday of Pentecost in Years A, B […]

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Call to Worship, Psalm 32 – Ana Gobledale, UK

Inspired by Psalm 32 Fourth Sunday after Pentecost, Year C   Trust in the Eternal One    We come in hope. Rejoice in God’s unfailing love. We come in faith. Celebrate the forgiveness that is ours.  We come to sing with gladness.

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Psalm 30, Call to Worship – Ana Gobledale, UK

Third Sunday after Pentecost, Year C Call to Worship (inspired by Psalm 30:4-5) A responsive reading   Sing praises to the Eternal One. Today we praise the sacred with enthusiasm. Rejoice in the morning light. We rejoice in the never-ending love of God. Sadness and anger have darkened our paths. Yet in the light of hope […]

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Call to Worship inspired by Psalm 67 — Ana Gobledale, UK

For Sixth Sunday of Easter, Year C God is gracious with blessings. God’s face shines upon us. Let the nations be glad and sing for joy! We sing for joy, for God judges the peoples with equity and guides the nations upon earth. Let the peoples praise God! We praise God, for God’s blessings reach […]

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