July words

Independence Day (USA & elsewhere)

What words for Independence Day? We’re free! Alleluia! Free from what? Free for what? Independence at what price? What words express our fears when we see ourselves becoming those from whom we rebelled? What words hold the power of our confession as the oppressors from whom others have sought freedom? What words express our desire […]

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Sea Sunday

‘Sea Sunday is when we have the opportunity to remember and pray for seafarers, their families and all who support them. It is a day of remembrance, prayer and celebration, and an opportunity to think about and thank those seafarers who work tirelessly throughout the year bringing us goods we often take for granted.’  — […]

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Rural Mission Sunday UK, mid-July

Rural Mission Sunday is an annual event celebrating the work of small rural churches.  It provides an opportunity to celebrate growth and abundance.   Prayer of adoration  God of mountains and mustard seed,skylarks and cattle; We give you thanks for all that you have made. As we look at your world in all its beauty […]

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