C: Advent & Christmas

Advent readings and resources for Year C… For all Worship Words Advent resources click here.       Christmas readings and resources for Year C… For all Worship Words Christmas resources click here.     Christmas Season & New Year readings and resources for Year C

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Prayer of Confession, Face the music — Ana Gobledale, UK

Call to Confession Face the music. Jesus calls us to follow him, not just to another party of praise, but to the hard work of bringing God’s love and justice into this world of violence and fear. Let us prepare ourselves for this task by confessing our sin. Prayer of Confession One: Source of all […]

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Open Table service — Pentecost

  Theme:  Pentecost         A complete worship service weaving together scripture, drama, reflection & conversation Compiled & written by Ana Gobledale for Open Table   This service is designed for a congregation gathered around tables.  It can easily be adapted for a more traditional setting. The Leader’s Sheet includes the entire service, with […]

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Face the music: a prayer of confession — Ana Gobledale, UK

  originally written for a Palm Sunday service         One:    Source of all Life, we gather as your people, broken and regretful. All:      Eternal One, hear our prayer of confession. One:    We like the path of life to be easy, comfortable, untroubled.      We get angry and […]

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Wisdom Words

Words to move us from indecision to certainty, from doubt to trust, from unknowing to knowing . . . Explore these resources to discover ‘Wisdom Words’ relevant to your experience and situation, to use in both group worship and personal devotions.   Newest posts . . . (images link to posts)   Alphabetical archive of all […]

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Healing words

Words can reach out to pain and suffering, bringing renewal and new life. Explore these resources to discover ‘Healing Words’ relevant to your experience and situation.     Newest posts . . . (images link to posts)   Alphabetical archive of all ‘Healing Words’ resources . . .  

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Confession arising from 1 Samuel 3:1-10 — Cara Heafey, UK

Prayer of confession and assurance of pardon written for Second Sunday of Epiphany, Year B   God of love, you know us inside and out. With you there is no point in hiding or pretending. You invite us into your presence, and we come as we are.   We confess that we often forget to […]

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Epiphany

Wise ones Magi Kings, queens, rulers Astronomers What words do we use to tell the story of those traveling from the east? those arriving with gifts? those growing in wisdom as a result of encountering the Presence of Love?   Worship resources for Epiphany — an alphabetical listing  (Further resources for the Epiphany Season are listed […]

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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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