Open Table service — Standing firm in our faith

            Open Table Worship – using inclusive language and imagery for intimate worship settings at which everyone is welcome and valued Theme:  Stand firm in our faith A complete worship service weaving together scripture, drama, reflection & conversation Compiled & written by Ana Gobledale for Open Table   This service […]

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Come to the table (communion hymn) — Stephen Best, Wales UK

Tune: Assurance 9.10.9.9. Come voice your struggles, come shed your tears, Come calm your anger, come lose your fears. Here we encounter the Living Lord Through bread that’s broken, in wine that’s poured Refrain: Come to the table, join in the song, This is the place where all shall belong. Voices in chorus, seeking Christ’s […]

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Great Love, a version of the Lord’s Prayer — Stephen Best, UK

ready-to-print copies: WORD Lord’s Prayer – Stephen Best, UK PDF Lord’s Prayer – Stephen Best     Great Love; the root and sap of our evolving fullness, Nudge us forward in our creative potential So we may flourish for the common good. In each mindful moment, help us recognise that We free ourselves from the […]

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Love alone (hymn) — Stephen Best, Wales UK

  This hymn was included in Stephen’s ordination and induction services. Tune: Blaenwern     Any words which I may utter, Without love to reach their goal, Are no more than clashing cymbals, Empty gongs without a soul. Though I conjure future visions, Understand life’s wherewithal, And have faith which moves the mountains, Without love I […]

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We find ourselves between two worlds (hymn) — Stephen Best, UK

  Tune: Gonfalon Royal Originally written for Stephen’s ordination service.       We find ourselves between two worlds, In one we live, for one we hope To risk their fusion is our call, Achieved through love, which welcomes all.   Achieved through love, which welcomes all, Which bends and breaks and mends again, The […]

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