Prayer of Adoration U-ya-i mo-se, ti-na-ma-te Mwa-ri u-ya-i mo-se zvi-no Come all you people, come and praise your Maker Come now and worship the Lord. Our God we lift our hears to you in praise and adoration, for we are fearfully and wonderfully made. All your works are wonderful and good, and so we offer our love to you, as we bask in your love for us. Amen. Prayer of Confession Prayer [...]
Prayers of Adoration & Confession Saving God, we praise you. You overcame the greatest of earthly powers, Releasing the Israelites from the rulers who held them in exile, And bringing them to a new land. Again and again, you have rescued the sorrowful, Bringing salvation, and the joy of a new beginning. Through your [...]
Prayers of Adoration & Confession God of all glory you surround us with beauty and wonder. When we step aside from our busyness and raise our eyes we find ourselves immersed in the joyful abundance of your creative energy and love. Embrace us, we pray, and lift us up that we may give glory [...]
Being disciples doesn't make our life easier, but it makes it a whole lot more interesting!! A reflection on the Beatitudes (Luke 6:20-31) and Ephesians 1:11-23. With thanks to Fiona Bottcher.
Could you be a prophet? A reflection on the prophecy of Joel and what it means for us in 2019. What does it take to be a prophet? Who are today’s prophets, and how is their message being received? Image: the prophet Joel as depicted by Michelangelo in the Sistine Chapel (public domain) with [...]
Prayers of Adoration & Confession God of mercy and love, Our maker and our sustainer. Tower of strength and valley of peace, Gentle mother of all the world. In your good creation so much is broken and undone. We are caught up in a tangle of greed and exploitation. We do not know how [...]
During our Season of Creation series we built a picture of the annual seasons of our local area as identified by the people of the Kulin Nation, by associating changes in the weather with the life cycles of indigenous plants and animals, and movements in the night sky. Poorneet, Tadpole Season, the season we [...]
Jesus told them a parable about the need to pray always and not lose heart, not lose heart. A reflection on Luke 18:1-8 to conclude the Season of Creation, with input from the Netflix series 'The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt'.
Prayers of Adoration & Confession Creator God you are the voice of creation crying out for justice for all living things We hear your voice and join with you to speak of hope, love and renewal. Jesus Christ you are the voice of love telling stories to waken our hearts. We hear your voice and join with [...]