Worship Words October 31, 2021

Are you preparing for worship using the Revised Common Lectionary? If so, are you using Ruth or Deuteronomy, Psalm 146, or Psalm 119? Are you using the Narrative Lectionary? Are you observing Reformation Day, following a whole different set of texts? Are scraping the Lectionary all together and welcoming the ghouls and goblins of Halloween… Read More

Worship Words: 17 October 2021

James and John were ambitious and striving, but maybe your get-up-and-go got up and went without you. Are you in need of a little liturgical help for this week? Maybe just some inspiration to write something new, maybe something you can copy-and-paste…either way, RGBP is here for you! Here are some pieces you are welcome… Read More

Worship Words October 3, 2021

Sometimes the lectionary and the traditions of the church don’t exactly combine to make worship planning seamless and easy. Words of Jesus about divorce as the Gospel reading on World Communion Sunday? How’s that supposed to work? I offer no solutions other than being glad there are a plethora of wonderful World Communion Sunday resources… Read More

Worship Words for September 26, 2021

Here’s some liturgical inspiration for this Sunday! If you have written any words for worship, feel free to share in the comments, or for future weeks email them to revgalblogpals(at)gmail.com. Call to Worship by Sarah Agnew As in the heavens Psalm 19  We come to worship,to sing with the heavens,ceaselessly singing your praise; may our voices… Read More

Worship Words for 12 September 2021

Somehow it’s the middle of September already! I know in North America this could be a complex weekend, with the anniversary of 9/11, but also many places kicking off the program year / having Rally Day. The Narrative Lectionary begins year 4 this Sunday. In the Southern Hemisphere we have friends whose lockdowns have been… Read More

Worship Words: 5 September 2021

What? Sunday is coming again? Didn’t we just have one? Yes, we who wear the yoke of Christ and pull alongside him find ourselves facing another set of worship services that require our attention, devotion, and inspiration. Maybe you’ve got all that in spades. That’s great! Maybe you’re feeling like a dried out spring. That’s… Read More

Worship Words for 29 August

Stress and distress have been the undercurrents of conversations with colleagues this week. The Delta variant of COVID-19 is again wreaking havoc with our worship, education and fellowship plans. Back to school is complicated by fear for families. Climate change and the newest dire report raises feelings of helplessness and dread. The plight of the… Read More