worship words for contemporary Christians

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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Describing God, children’s message — Ana Gobledale, UK

Materials:  a seashell — ideally with twists and hollow spaces If used in summer, take advantage of any connection available to the seaside. What’s this? [a shell] What words might we use to describe it? – pointy, smooth, hollow, full of air, hard, When we look at the shell from different angles, we learn more […]

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Refresh our lives, hymn — Sam Goodman, UK

Tune: Was lebet was schwebet, O worship the Lord in the beauty of Holiness Refresh our lives bring us back to this Holy place Where we feel held in the love that you show Let mercy flow, hold us tenderly in your grace Build up your church let our love for you grow Restore in […]

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Never let go — Sam Goodman, UK

Inspired by words of Julian of Norwich: ‘All shall be well and all manner of things shall be well for there is a force of love moving through the universe that holds us fast and we never let us go.’ Never let go Though it’s hard to hold on This love will hold you And […]

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