The suffering of Christ
is the suffering of all people,
the suffering of all creation.
(Palm Sunday, Liturgy of the Passion Year C)
The suffering of Christ
Protect us as we venture into new things,
as we become the people you already see.
(4-10 February Year C)
Help us to bring change,
never settling for the way things are
but always trying to reflect your love,
your justice, your compassion and forgiveness.
(12–18 June Year C)
Short advent-candle lighting scripts with weekly themes of expectation, preparation, justice and joy.
We want to feel the world your way,
flinging wide the doors
and letting the breath of your cretion surround us.
(Fifth Sunday of Easter Year C)
Let us offer help before we offer opinion,
and let us show humility before we show judgement.
(Fourth Sunday of Easter Year C)
Original prayers to use in any time of worship.
“Under the baking skies of Africa and the stormy skies of Asia
Create rivers of hope and oases of tranquillity.”
We are here Lord:
the young and the old, rich and poor,
the wise and the foolish, healthy and infirm.
(Palm Sunday Year C)
We are your unlikely body on earth;
so give us the strength to help others move on
from the yesterdays that bind them
(Fifth Sunday in Lent Year C)
We’re coming home Lord,
From the dreams of last night and the tangled thoughts of today.
(Fourth Sunday in Lent Year C)
Give us a second chance, Lord, to do those things today that we should have done yesterday; to say those things we should have said yesterday.
(Third Sunday in Lent Year C)
When we stop being tempted by illusions of lives that are more sparkly
we can look around and see those who are in need here and now.
(First Sunday in Lent Year C)
We’re not standing on any lofty mountain
but we have a god who is changing us every day,
making us ready to reach out and change a broken world.
(Transfiguration Sunday Year C)
Original prayers for you to use in any time of worship.
“Let our words be inspired by yours,
Let our motive be simply your love”.
You transformed a belief in laws into a faith of grace;
you transformed the everyday into the extraordinary.
(14-20 January Year C)
Original prayers for you to use in any Sunday service.
“to most it is a voice far off, indistinct, uncertain,
But if we listen very very hard we might hear the words:
This is my son”.
On the third Sunday of Advent the candle lighting script is based on the theme of justice, and the intercessions call for us to be God’s presence in a broken world.
(Third Sunday of Advent Year C)
On the second Sunday of Advent the candle lighting script is based on the theme of preparation, and the intercessions ask God to prepare us to reach out to this world.
(Second Sunday of Advent Year C)
On the frst Sunday of Advent the candle lighting script is based on the theme of Expectation, and the intercessions expect that we will be God’s light in dark places.
(First Sunday of Advent Year C)