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Standing Before the Cross

I am standing before the cross in all its brutality
And feel overwhelmed by the enormity of it all.
Why could the church not have a nice
Life-affirming symbol instead of a cross?

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Topics: Worship & Liturgy. 8 Points: Point 8: Compassion and Selfless Love. Seasons & Special Events: Lent. Rituals: Lent. Resource Types: Poetry, Prayers, and Readings.

The Stations of the Cross and the Beatitudes, Week 2

A Guide to Spiritual Practice for Lent

Beatitude Two: “Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.” (Luke 20: 21 says: “Blessed are you who weep now, for you will laugh.”)

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Topics: Devotional and Worship & Liturgy. Seasons & Special Events: Lent. Rituals: Lent. Resource Types: Adult Curriculum, Meditations, and Study Guides.

Lenten Haiku

the world weighs heavy
our brokenness wearies us
and yet God is here

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Topics: Worship & Liturgy. Seasons & Special Events: Lent. Rituals: Lent. Resource Types: Poetry and Readings.

The Lord’s Prayer – Why I Can Still Say It

Despite its familiarity and almost constant liturgical use, the Lord’s Prayer has become difficult for even some devout Christians to pray in our day. To be sure, the thought-world of the New Testament is very different from …

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We Are Guardians for the People

We are guardians for the people,
called by God to care and serve
acting out the love of neighbour,
giving all without reserve.

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Topics: Worship & Liturgy. 8 Points: Point 6: Peace and Justice. Resource Types: Hymns.

Those Who Struggle for Justice

For those who promote human rights in countries controlled by military dictatorships, risking their lives every day
All: Blessed are those who are persecuted for their struggle for justice: the kingdom of heaven is theirs

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Topics: Worship & Liturgy. 8 Points: Point 6: Peace and Justice. Prayers: Call to Worship and Invocation. Resource Types: Prayers and Readings.

Hear the Voices

One: Hear the voices, small voices, loud voices, voices of the oppressed, voices of the powerful.

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Topics: Worship & Liturgy. 8 Points: Point 6: Peace and Justice. Prayers: Call to Worship and Invocation. Resource Types: Prayers.

Reflection on Jeremiah 31

It is tattooed on our hearts
Etched on the walls
at the core of our being
There is no escaping the reality
And yet we still ignore it

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Topics: Worship & Liturgy. 8 Points: Point 4: Act As We Believe. Seasons & Special Events: Lent. Texts: Jeremiah. Resource Types: Prayers and Readings.

The Stations of the Cross and the Beatitudes, Week 1

A Guide to Spiritual Practice for Lent

This guide focuses on the Beatitudes of Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount, and on the fourteen Stations of the Cross, which symbolize the events remembered on Good Friday.

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Children’s Litany for Lent

Children ~ This first Sunday of Lent, we give up the idea that we have no voice.

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Topics: Worship & Liturgy. 8 Points: Point 1: Teachings of Jesus and Point 6: Peace and Justice. Seasons & Special Events: Lent. Ages: Elementary, Pre-Teen, and Teen. Rituals: Lent. Resource Types: Affirmations, Prayers, and Readings.

Music by Nahko Bear – Aloha Ke Akua

God is Love

Lend your ears, lend your hands,
Lend your movement, anything you can.
Come to teach, come to be taught.
Come in the likeness in the image of God.
Cause, you can be like that.
With all that humbleness, and all that respect.

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