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Rural Life Sunday Worship Idea
Source: West Ohio United Methodist Rural Advocates
Source: Interchurch Ministries of Nebraska
Advent Table Grace
This grace was offered at a dinner where business and professional women were gathered ...
Following the death of his son Stephen, Jim Taylor shares his experience in his book “Surviving Death”...
Getting Through the Holiday (Blue Christmas)
One of the Reflections shared at a Blue Christmas Service …
Finding support in desperate times ...
Be Present Lord
A prayer for main-street businesses...
Camp leader reaches out to an anxious youth ...
All that Stuff
The burden that comes with moving of one's own home
Our Mother, The Earth
Spring draws us closer to nature...
Each Sunday we celebrate Easter afresh ....
A Prayer of Lament
Lament is an essential step in moving toward healing possibilities...
We Shall Go out With Hope and Resurrection
At the base of our faith is the message and the gift of hope
Pastoral Prayer in Times of Tragedy
Caretakers of All That Is
The Prairies are far from boring. They hold a living world in the soil...
Finding Strength Where We Once Felt Weakest
Healing comes in many forms....
A Prayer at Thanksgiving
A Doubter's Affirmation
Paraphrase of Psalm 77:1-2, 11-20 reflects on the love and the care of the Almighty
Lord Help Us When We are Frightened
A hymn by Walter Farquharson
Small But Mighty
Biblical stories remind us how we can function as small communities
Litany Prayer - Chief Seattle
Paradise: God's Garden and Ours
There's a Handyman in Heaven
Prayer for Those Impacted by Cancer
Under God's Wing, A Refuge (Psalm 91)
Human suffering is part of every generation.
When Things Start to Grow
The psalmist parallels our need of God to the land’s need for moisture
Prayer for Youth in Agriculture
Offered by a veteran rancher at a Cowboy Christmas Service…
When we Grieve
Feeling spiritually grounded in times of pain …
A puppet play can be as simple as this …
Joseph at the Front of the Stable
Men have much to contribute at Christmas …
Mary and Elizabeth
Where Mary and Elizabeth’s lives intersect ...
For the People of B.C.
Much of British Columbia face an incredible summer of drought and fire ...
A Lament for the Countryside
We seem to have been assailed by the erratic ways of nature …
A Woman of Note in Proverbs
New Biblical understandings enhance the place of women …
Prayer Shawl Ministry
Prayer shawls are given at times of difficulty or in times of celebration.
Messenger of God
Thinking about the transition from life to the life beyond ...
Celebrating the Seed Time
Rogation Services are a time for blessing the people, the land and the seed...
Prayer of Dedication
Written by Dr. Edmond Oliver, 1st Principal of St. Andrew's Theological College
Prayer of Thanksgiving
Prayer for country communities...
Worship Music Resources
CDs to accompany the hymn book Voices United.
A subscription of worship resources to help worship leaders.
The Philosopher Remembers
From Kahlil Gibran’s book “Jesus The Son of Man” ...
Thoughts about the meaning of Lent
Helping them Cry
When children face tragedy...
When a Brother Dozes
Do we live by the letter of the law, or by grace?
The Source of Happiness (Paraphrase of Psalm I)
Alone, we are the walking wounded. But when we share with others, we find the wounds are not so deep and we are not alone.
Prayer for Quietness
Centering Prayer: A Spiritual Tool in Challenging Times
During difficult times spiritual grounding is all the more important. A simple practice is centering prayer...
Part of the Family (the Hymn)
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