Lent Prayer (Day 4)

Today’s prayer prompt from Rachel Hackenberg encourages us to play with metaphor and begins with Jesus’ lament in Luke 13:34 (NRSV): “Jerusalem, Jerusalem, the city that kills the prophets and stones those who are sent to it! How often have I desired to gather your children together as a hen gathers her brood under her…

Commissioning Prayer

This prayer is a version of a prayer I have used at a service of Installation for a new pastor. A version of this was originally prayed over me as I was ordained at First Presbyterian Church in Albuquerque in 2008. I used this version in a worship service on the RevGalBlogPals cruise this past…

Rubbish: The Litany

At the conclusion of today’s sermon,  we used this litany in worship this morning. Written by my friend Kathryn Nicole (shared with her permission). Based on Philippians 3:4b-14 Litany of Loss and Hope: Voice One (Present): We are confident in the flesh, in the flesh of skin and bone, in the flesh we call our…