Harvest Drama (from Deuteronomy 26:1–11)

This drama might be used for Thanksgiving (USA or Canada) or Harvest (UK). It is easily adapted for First Sunday in Lent, Year C, when the Deuteronomy passage appears in the Revised Standard Lectionary. Parts:  Priest, Narrators 1&2,  Israelites 1,2,3,4.  Parts may be combined if fewer actors are available.   PRIEST: [Standing at front, ready […]

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Drama: Prepare ye the way, Luke 3:1-6 — Tod & Ana Gobledale, UK

2nd Sunday of Advent,  Year C   Luke 3:1-6  — A Whimsical Encounter  — This can serve as the message/sermon. This drama involves two people.  One person starts out as if doing the regular reading of the passage. This might be the worship leader or the Minister, the person designated to “preach.”   The second person […]

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Prayer of Adoration, Epiphany 4, Year C — Louise Gough, UK

Fourth Sunday after Epiphany, Year C Luke 4:21-30 and 1 Corinthians 13 God whose love is vast and measureless, wider than the universe, unlimited and infinite: In wonder WE WORSHIP YOU. God whose love will never run dry, will never fall short, will never fail: In wonder WE WORSHIP YOU. God whose love knows nothing […]

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Psalm 36 revisited — Liz Styan, UK

Second Sunday of Epiphany, Year C     Your love, O God, breaks the small boundaries of our understanding. Your faithfulness is not constrained by etiquette and protocol. Your righteousness is as firm, yet as fluid as the ever-changing face of the mountains. Your justice can plumb the depths of our humanity and raise us […]

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Psalm 148:1-5, 7-13, adapted by Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson, USA

Year C: Sunday after Christmas 5th Sunday after Easter Try using 6 voices or 3 people with 2-3 sections each Praise the Lord! Praise the Lord from the heavens; praise God in the heights! Praise God, sun and moon; praise God, all you shining stars! Praise God, you highest heavens, and you waters above the […]

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Psalm 138 – for 2 voices — Ana Gobledale, UK

12th 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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Prayer inspired by Psalm 32 — Ana Gobledale, UK

Inspired by Psalm 32 Fourth Sunday after Pentecost, Year C     Eternal One, You have blessed us. You have forgiven our hurtful actions. You have blocked out our mistakes and wrongs. When you add up our errors, the total always seems to vanish. And we start with a clean slate. You erase our shame […]

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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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