Posts filed under: Liturgy

Advent 1 Year W

Welcome Gentle Friends and Colleagues. I am delighted that you have decided to journey through the Christian year with A Women’s Lectionary for the Whole Church. We begin Advent with the first annunciation in the scriptures, we meet God our midwife, we see Christ take the form of an enslaved person and we witness another...... Read More

Prayer for Jerusalem and Gaza

God of Peace, God of Justice, We pray for the dying and the dead. We pray for the grieving and the suffering. We pray for the violent and their victims. We pray for the dignity and security of all peoples. We pray for a peace that is just and equitable. We pray for the people...... Read More

Meet The Browns: A Wedding Homily

Dear ones, you are God’s chosen ones; you are God’s choice. God chose you and chooses you. And you. And you. And me. Being “the elect of God” as some translations have it is not about being chosen over someone else as when lovers choose each other over all others and proclaim that choice with...... Read More

Protest Prayer

God of Justice who declared black lives matter at the dawn of creation by scooping up a handful of black earth with which to craft humanity in the image of divinity, We thank you that our radiant blackness is neither accidental nor incidental to your glory. We join you Holy One, in your lament for...... Read More

Hildegard: Life-Giving Language for Liturgy

A Liturgy and brief homily in honor of the Feast of Hildegard of Bingen, 17 September Collect: O Fire of Love by whose grace your servant Hildegard, kindled with the fire of your love, became a burning and shining light in your Church: Grant that we also may be aflame with the spirit of love...... Read More