Who do you think I am? Matthew 16:13-20 dramatised — Ana Gobledale, UK

Matthew 16:13-20 (adapted from NRSV) 12th Sunday of Pentecost Matthew 16, 13-20 Drama WORD Matthew-16,13-20 Drama PDF     Readers: Storyteller, Jesus, Simon Peter, Disciple 2 (optional)   Storyteller: Today’s reading comes from Matthew’s Gospel, chapter 16, beginning with verse 13. Jesus, Peter and the other disciples enter the district of Caesarea Philippi. Listen carefully to […]

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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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Prayer inspired by Psalm 105, Australia

We remember your wonderful works and we give thanks We sing praises, we tell of your strength, your faithfulness, your holiness, and we ask, how do we bring glory to you? Your judgements are over all the earth. You are mindful of the covenant you established with your people. So, how do we bring glory […]

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Responsive prayer inspired by Luke 12:13-21 — Ana & Tod Gobledale

Luke 12:13-21 ‘The Rich Fool’ Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost, Year C       God of Life, Creator of the earth and all that is in it, we lift our prayers of thanks to you For the beauty of the earth that surrounds us, For spring flowers that dazzle us and summer’s greenery that delights […]

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Psalm 138 – for 2 voices — Ana Gobledale, UK

Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost, Year A Psalm 138 – for 2 voices Voice 1 lifts prayers directly to God. Voice 2 reflects on the nature of God. Worship Leader:   Hear the grateful words of the Psalmist. Voice 1: I give you thanks, O God, with my whole heart; before the gods I sing your praise; […]

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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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Prayer: Remembering our baptisms, Acts 2 — Ana Gobledale, UK

Year A: Third Sunday of Easter A Prayer based on Acts 2:14a,36-4   God of new beginnings, Today we remember our baptisms: A day shrouded in an infant’s hidden memory A day chiselled in the sharp memory of a teenager A day gloriously shining in the memory of a new convert. Your promises live in […]

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