Liturgy words

Scripture response, USA

For the Word of God in scripture, for the Word of God among us, for the Word of God within us: Thanks be to God. From the worship service at First Congregational Church, Bellingham, Washington

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Offering/Stewardship words

What words accompany our gifts? Words about our finances? Our talents? Our lives? Why we give? Words that call us to generosity and selflessness? Giver of all things, provide the words we need.

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Doxology

Old words, familiar words, the sung doxology lives in the hearts and on the tongues of many Christians.  The most familiar English version was written by the 17th-century Anglican bishop and hymnwriter, Thomas Ken. I’ve heard several modern versions which alter the language to be inclusive and relevant to modern worshippers.  Here are some variations on the theme… The […]

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Progressive Christianity USA’s Liturgy Project

The USA-based Liturgy Project provides hundreds of liturgical posts by authors around the globe.  The free worship planning material is easy to locate using an extensive index. “Progressive Christianity is an open, intelligent and collaborative approach to the Christian tradition and the life and teachings of Jesus that create pathways into an authentic and relevant religious experience.” […]

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