worship words for 20 September — generosity as expansive as the stars

If you are looking for liturgical language that can work for virtual worship as well as in-person, that holds the realities of our socio-political moment and our climate crisis and the sacred text together, here is some for you. Feel free to use or adapt. Verbal attribution is not necessary. If you have print materials… Read More

ordiversary party: September edition!

This month we get to celebrate our September ordiversaries by starting with an extra special one: a FIRST ordiversary! Becky spent many years in administrative roles and in children’s ministry before following her call to ordination, including a move from a “women-remain-silent” denomination to another that affirms women’s gifts and calling. Here’s her story, to… Read More

worship words for 6 September 2020

If you’ve struggled to find liturgical language adequate to this moment (pandemic, political crises, civil unrest, widely publicised injustices, and so much more), you’re not alone. Here we have some contributions from our RevGals community to help — feel free to use as-is, adapt, or use for inspiration. If you use them in printed materials,… Read More

Worship Words for 30 August 2020: Ardent in Spirit Edition

If you’ve struggled to find liturgical language adequate to this moment (pandemic, political crises, civil unrest, widely publicised injustices, and so much more), you’re not alone. Here we have some contributions from our RevGals community to help — feel free to use as-is, adapt, or use for inspiration. If you use them in printed materials,… Read More

worship words for 23 August: who we say you (we) are

If you’ve struggled to find liturgical language adequate to this moment (pandemic, political crises, civil unrest, widely publicised injustices, and so much more), you’re not alone. Here we have some contributions from our RevGals community to help — feel free to use as-is, adapt, or use for inspiration. If you use them in printed materials,… Read More

Ordiversary Party: August!

Happy ordiversary, August-ordained friends! This month’s party is being kicked off by the delightful and amazing Elisabeth Spence, who is celebrating TWENTY-FIVE YEARS ordained this month! woohoo! Tell us a bit about your journey into ministry. I was the Head of a residential school for children with emotional and social needs going about my merry… Read More

Worship Words for 9 August 2020 — dreams deferred

We recognise that in these times it can be difficult to find liturgical language that is up to the task — of online or physically distanced gatherings, of pandemic, of political turmoil, etc. Worship Words are here for you to use however you need them — as is, adapted, as inspiration. All of these are… Read More

ordiversary party, July edition!

Happy July Ordiversaries! I am super excited about the RevGal kicking off this month’s party: the ever-fabulous Kentina Washington-Leaphart! *Tell us a bit about your journey into ministry. I began my formal journey into ministry in 2009. At that time, I had been working in the insurance industry since graduating from college. While I had… Read More

Worship Words for 5 July: I Don’t Do What I Want Edition

Looking for liturgical language that suits this moment in our world — a world of pandemic, uprising against individual and systemic racism, virtual gathering, and so much more? Here we offer some…feel free to use as is, to adapt, or to use for inspiration for your own. If you use these in written materials, please… Read More