Epiphany prayer

Bend me toward Bethlehem — David Long-Higgins

O Love, Like wise ones of old Bend me toward Bethlehem And every place of birth Where You saturate earth And world with joy Surprising sleepy shepherds Of one kind or another. Wake me from slumbers Of every sort Daring to distract me From Your grand gift Poured again and again Through heavens torn Revealing […]

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Epiphany Prayer — Ana Gobledale, UK

God of Illumination, during this Epiphany season we thank you for inviting us on this journey of faith for revealing yourself to us in the love of the Creator, the joy of the Spirit and the peace of the Christ-child. We commit anew, like the wise ones from the East, to seek and serve Christ […]

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Kindle within us…Epiphany confessions — Cara Heafey, UK

Prayers of approach and confession for Epiphany Sunday – Year C God-with-us: This morning we will hear the story Of pilgrims from the east searching for you Rejoicing at their discovery, Kneeling before you in adoration. We confess that we do not seek you with the same hunger. Forgive our comfort. Our settling for easy […]

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Blessing of the Stars – Gerardo Oberman, Argentina

May the moon that illuminated the night of the shepherds of Bethlehem, embrace your fears and your struggles, renew your yearnings for a good life and your hope in the arrival of peace. May the star that guided those who migrated from distant lands guide your searches and lead you always to the entrust with […]

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New Year Call to Worship — Ana Gobledale, UK

This responsive Call to Worship might be used at a special New Year’s Day service or on the first Sunday of the new year. Ready-to-print downloads: New Year, Call to Worship PDF New Year, Call to Worship WORD People of the world, it is time to celebrate new beginnings. We step into the new year […]

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