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October 8, 2014

Advent Wreath Candlelighting Meditations for Home and Church – 2014

By Dean McIntyre

These short meditations may be used with the weekly lighting of candles of an Advent wreath on the four Sundays […]

Liturgy
Advent - Christmas - Epiphany
September 29, 2014

A Litany in Response to UMCOR’s Call to Pray for Those Affected by the Ebola Epidemic

By The Rev. Frederick Yebuah

Today, O God, we especially lift up to you our brothers and sisters in Nigeria, Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone […]

Liturgy
Times of Crisis
August 22, 2014

Memory Reruns: A Prayer Poem

By The Rev. Jessica Lynn Ross

A prayer poem by the Rev. Jessica Lynn Ross in reflection on the violence in Ferguson, Missouri.

Liturgy
21st Century Africana
August 18, 2014

The Insanity of Killing Young Black Men

By Darlene A. Moore, Saint Mark UMC, Opelousas, LA

Look there, lying in the cold paved streets, another parent's son with blood flowing from a cold body that […]

Liturgy
21st Century Africana
August 18, 2014

No More

By Darlene A. Moore, Saint Mark UMC, Opelousas, LA

Seek to stop the violence Stay committed to stand

Liturgy
21st Century Africana
July 9, 2014

Eclectic, Global All Saints Celebration for Year A

By Taylor Burton-Edwards

As persons enter the worship space, they are invited to touch the water of the baptismal font. Djembe start […]

Liturgy
Great Thanksgiving
June 18, 2014

A Great Thanksgiving for Laity Sunday

This form of The Great Thanksgiving is based on "A Service of Word and Table II," The United Methodist Hymnal, […]

Liturgy
Worship
March 26, 2014

Concerns and Prayers

By Andrea Murdock

We are a people who need you in your fullness — as Creative Father, Redeeming Son, and Sustaining Spirit. Our […]

Liturgy
Healing Services
December 25, 2014

Advent Wreath Candlelighting Meditations for Home and Church – 2014

By Dean McIntyre

These short meditations may be used with the weekly lighting of candles of an Advent wreath on the four Sundays […]

Liturgy
November 30, 2014

2014 Advent Home Worship

By MaryJane Pierce Norton

Advent 2014 begins on Sunday, November 30. In addition to celebrating Advent at church, families are invited to observe Advent in their […]

Article
December 24, 2014

2014 Advent Wreath Meditations: Christmas Eve (McIntyre)

By Dean McIntyre

“Do not be afraid; for see – I am bringing you good news of great joy for all the […]

Liturgy
December 21, 2014

2014 Advent Wreath Meditations: Fourth Sunday of Advent (McIntyre)

By Dean McIntyre

"Here am I, the servant of the Lord; let it be with me according to your word.” 

Liturgy
December 21, 2014

Ain’t That Good News? A 21st Century Africana Resource for the Fourth Sunday in Advent, Year B

By Ciona D. Rouse

A whisper of grace landed in my ear, "You're going to have a baby boy, Mary! Now ain't that good […]

Liturgy
21st Century Africana
December 21, 2014

Blue Christmas/Longest Night Worship With Those Who Mourn

Not everyone is up and cheery for the Christmas holidays. Dealing with the death of a loved one, facing life […]

Article
December 21, 2014

Here I Am: A 21st Century Worship Resource for the Fourth Sunday of Advent, Year B

By Carlene Lenore

Here I am Lord. I believe you can do anything. Yes, I am willing to be your servant.  

Article
21st Century Africana
December 14, 2014

2014 Advent Wreath Meditations: Third Sunday of Advent (McIntyre)

By Dean McIntyre

“Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ […]

Liturgy
December 14, 2014

A 21st Century Worship Resource for the Third Sunday of Advent, Year B

We are people of light and when we walk with the Messiah, we will know no darkness, no matter who […]

Liturgy
21st Century Africana
December 14, 2014

Day of Jubilee: A 21st Century Worship Resource for the Third Sunday of Advent, Year B

By Beverly Douglas

The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me, because the LORD has anointed me; he has sent me to […]

Article
21st Century Africana
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