Category Archives: Worship and Liturgy

Is It Rude To Seat Latecomers Later In the Service?

I respect the opinion of the marvelous Executive Director of the Massachusetts Council of Churches, the Rev. Laura Everett, who started a tiny Twitter dust-up by posting this [click on the image to enlarge it]:     I don’t find … Continue reading

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“Being the Resurrection” Read by the Author

I wrote this Easter poem for my congregation a long time ago — I don’t remember when. It was certainly before I had any awareness of transgender issues, so I regret the “he/she” gender binary. Whatever its flaws, it was … Continue reading

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“Prayer For the Lady Who Forgave Us” by John Shea

A colleague used this poem the other day for a worship service. I think it’s a great worship resource, or just a lovely reflection piece.  Enjoy.   Prayer for the Lady Who Forgave Us by John Shea There is a … Continue reading

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