O risen Christ, open us to the power of your resurrection as we hear it proclaimed anew this day, that we too might rise to new life in you. Amen. Submitted by Andy James, First Presbyterian Church of Whitestone, Queens, New York. … [Continue reading] about Easter Prayer of Illumination
submitted by Andy James, First Presbyterian Church of Whitestone, Queens, New York This liturgy was written for an informal service of communion following a potluck meal. Invitation to the Table The night may have been much like … [Continue reading] about Maundy Thursday Communion Liturgy
Leader: Christ is risen! People: Christ is risen, indeed! Leader: Can you believe it? Is it true? The women went to the tomb, and they came back saying that Jesus was raised from the dead! Christ is risen! People: Christ is risen, indeed! Leader: … [Continue reading] about Call to Worship: Can You Believe It?
One: We come rushing to the empty tomb, though we do not understand. All: We come looking, hoping, praying for new life against all odds. One: We come singing Alleluias, for light is streaming out of the darkness! All: May our Alleluias ring … [Continue reading] about an opening prayer for Easter
Submitted by Rev. Jason Carle, Overland Park Presbyterian Church. One: Jesus' face turns toward the cross All: Even if we wish to look away, we shall not. One: We will watch what comes though our hearts may break. All: In the breaking, we shall … [Continue reading] about looking on–closing responses for Palm Sunday