What I do and do not believe — A Statement of Faith for a Blue Christmas service — Loren Richmond, USA

Written for a Longest Night (21 December) service in Colorado, USA God is with us in our suffering, loving us, walking with us, comforting us. I do not believe God is the cause or author of such suffering, I do not believe God “allows” bad things to happen. I can’t imagine why God would “allow” […]

Open Table service – Advent

Open Table Worship  uses inclusive language and imagery for intimate worship settings at which everyone is welcome and valued   Advent Theme:  Hope: Light in the darkness A complete worship service weaving together scripture, song, reflection & conversation Compiled & written by Ana Gobledale for Open Table This service is designed for a congregation gathered around tables.  It […]

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 is designed for a congregation gathered around […]

Contributors

Whose writing will you find on Worship Words? In alphabetical order… All of us who write for worship are part of ‘the modern liturgical movement” which is usually considered to stretch from 1600 to 2000 particularly in North America and Europe.  Let’s extend that movement into the 21st century and around the globe!  Accept the invitation to […]