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 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

Worship Words for 22 August

In some places it’s back-to-school time, so we are super grateful today for Jessica Hainley sharing some ideas for back-to-school Sunday! In other places it’s the one millionth week in John 6, or in the story of David, or in the letter to the Ephesians, and Sarah Agnew has you covered! Whether you are having… Read More

Worship Words for 15 August

Invitation TO and BY Wisdom — by Dawn RouckaI’ve been watching hummingbirds all this summer. Birds fascinate me. Sometimes they flock together to the feeder. I have learned that these are the females. Their wings beating furiously and so gracefully. Images of birds invoke the presence of the Holy Spirit for me.In that spirit, I… Read More

Worship Words: Wedding Edition

One of the great joys of ministry is to participate in life’s milestone moments with people. A wedding can be a beautiful occasion and we are always striving to make the language we use both consistent with our faith traditions and personal for each couple. Sometimes it can be a challenge! Here are some words… Read More

Worship Words for 20 June

If you need some liturgical inspiration for this season, here’s some from your fellow RevGals — feel free to use or adapt or simply be inspired to write your own (and if that happens, we hope you’ll share!). Please give credit in print and video descriptions, but verbal attribution is not necessary. Call to Worship… Read More