Tuesday Prayer – A Balm of Peace

Spirit of Healing- As stress can elevate our emotions, our bodies take the brunt of life’s intense moments. Our stomachs ache. Our heads throb. Our hearts race. And as we say to ourselves “deep breaths” to calm whatever stress plagues us, our minds can’t get out of the way. Thoughts swirl causing all the physiological… Read More

Friday Prayer

It is not that I don’t think I’m enoughOr even that I am overwhelmed by imposter syndrome, But more that I am entirely enoughFor a different set of circumstances. Enough for a time and place In which there is calmness and peaceAnd a little less emotional and situational firehose. Enough for a time and place… Read More

Worship Words for civic occasions

Many of us have been asked to pray at a variety of occasions outside our congregations or church buildings — from city council meetings to opening a homeless shelter to community thanksgiving events. As many places have Remembrance-related events this week, as the weather turns in the northern hemisphere and shelters open for the winter,… Read More

Tuesday Prayer – For All the Souls

Holy Spirit, Divine Connector of All- As our hearts continue to remember the saints long after yesterday, they ache as they wish for one more day with their loved one. Many souls are wandering around our world in deep grief, hoping one day to embrace the comfort that only comes from you. Many souls feel… Read More

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