Baptism renewal

Showers — Steve Garnaas-Holmes, USA

The rain stopped long ago; skies are blue. But on the morning path the breeze shakes down showers the trees have been holding onto. I will gladly drown in this blessing. Awakening this morning in bed, as my conscious mind opened up it filled with what day this is, who I am, what I intend […]

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Acts 8 Drama, Philip & Ethiopian — Ana Gobledale, UK

The Holy Spirit propels Philip to the Ethiopian – a dramatisation Acts 8:26-40  (Year B, Easter 5) This might be incorporated into a celebration of baptism or the renewal of baptismal vows. Actors/readers:  Philip, Ethiopian, Storyteller (Narrator), Angel, Spirit Complete scripts — ready to download and print (2-sided): Drama, Acts 8, Philip & Ethiopian PDF Drama, […]

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The Holy Water Stoup — Rochester Cathedral, UK

Written on a card available in the Cathedral… This Holy Water Stoup … contains water blessed and set apart to remind us of the new life which God give us in Jesus. Christians are baptised into God’s life in Jesus by having water poured over them symbolising dying and being born again; leaving behind everything […]

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Called by name — Ana Gobledale, UK

  Pray with me.   God, come close and speak our names. Remind us that we are fully known and loved. God, thank you… for calling us by name. Come close to us, re-claim us for life. God, thank you… for calling us by name. Come close to us, and never let us go. God, […]

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