Saturday Prayer – Evening

  Whatever we need this night, to prepare us for the morrow – celebration or solitude, prayers or parties, chores or cheer – grant us oh God.  Amen. Jennifer Garrison Brownell serves as pastor at First Congregational Church -UCC in Vancouver, Washington.  She contributed to the Revgals book There’s a Woman in the Pulpit and is the… Read More

Saturday Prayer – Vespers

On learning that the word vespers, meaning evening prayer, is from the Latin meaning evening star. Just a pinprick of light in a blue black blue sea of sky. At first, you are barely a flicker. But with each passing breath, you strengthen. You are rising, you are pulling the night around your shoulders. You are… Read More