inclusive language liturgy

Psalm 118 Renewed — Duncan Wilson

Give thanks to God because God is good, with a love that endures for ever. Let the people say, ‘Our God’s love reaches from here to eternity.’ Just listen to the shouts of triumph in the homes of God’s people – ‘God’s great power has done it, it has brought us victory – supreme over […]

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Psalm 107 Renewed — Duncan Wilson, UK

Lent 4, Year B ‘Give thanks to God for God is good, with a love that never fades.’ Keep on saying these words to recall how you have been saved, rescued from your adversaries, brought home from exile, from east and west, from south and north. Not everyone was wise, many falling into sinfulness, and […]

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God is beautiful, UK

Parting Words If we are the image of God: God is beautiful! If you are the image of God: God is beautiful! If I am the image of God: God is beautiful! If this community is the image of God: God is beautiful! Words from Morison Memorial United Reformed Church, Clydebank, UK Stained glass window […]

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Advent

What words herald the Advent season? Familiar?  New? Light-hearted?  Reflective? Here are Advent worship resources from around the world to explore and use: Scroll down to find: Advent prayers and worship resources Advent songs, carols & music Complete services, Dramas, Nativities and Christmas Pageants Advent prayers and worship resources: Advent songs, carols & music: Complete […]

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A: Lent

Lectionary readings & resources for Lent Year A… For the Worship Words Lent resources archives click here. May this year’s journey towards Easter be one which we enter in spirit and in truth. –– Lynne Roberts, Australia For more Lent resources click here.

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A: Epiphany

Epiphany Season readings and resources for Year A… For all Worship Words Epiphany resources click here.

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Reaffirmation of wedding vows

Do we reaffirm?  Renew?  Re-charge?  Re-ignite? Re-commit? What words can contain gratitude for years of commitment past? What words express our hope of continued love and fidelity for years to come? This service, created by Ana Gobledale for use in London,weaves together words from numerous sources.  The phrase ‘reaffirmation of wedding vows’ is used throughout.  […]

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Praise Words

Words of praise exhilarate and empower, catapulting us into joyful action. Explore these resources to discover ‘Praise Words’ relevant to your experience and situation. Newest posts . . . (images link to posts) Alphabetical archive of all ‘Praise Words’ resources . . .    

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Child of God — Steve Garnaas-Holmes, USA

I am a child of God, God’s beloved, in whom God is pleased. I dwell in the arms of God. You are a child of God, God’s beloved, in whom God is pleased. You dwell in the arms of God. We all are children of God, God’s beloved, in whom God is pleased. We all dwell in […]

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Hopeful words

Words of hope defy despair. Words of hope buoy us when we sink, hold us when we falter. Explore these resources to discover Words of Hope relevant to your experience and situation. Newest posts . . . (images link to posts) ‘Words of Hope’ resources: an alphabetical listing

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Cafe Church, Open Table Service — Blessing the Animals

This ready-to-use Café Church worship service weaves together scripture, a blessing liturgy,  reflection, conversation & communion.  It has been designed for worship around tables, but is easily adaptable to a more traditional setting. This complete service includes everything you need — an Order of Service to handout, leader script sheets, reader printouts, song suggestions, a […]

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