Liturgy and worship aids
Materials for personal prayer or congregational liturgy, by David Gambrell for the Office of Theology and Worship.
Preparing for worship is like making space for God. When we offer hospitality to people, there is some preparation necessary on our part. We must see to it that there’s food in the house, we clean the house and get a sleeping place ready. We make sure there are clean towels and perhaps snip a few flowers from the garden to place on a bedside table to say welcome.
When we prepare to go to the place of worship, we, too, need to prepare our hearts for divine visitation. We need to make space in our lives by making ...
HIV and AIDS continue to impact the lives of millions of people here in the United States and around the world. We
are all touched by the AIDS pandemic. The church is called to speak a message of truth, hope, care and challenge; what
better place then in the context of worship.
PHEWA’s Presbyterian Criminal Justice Network (PCJN) members offer these worship resources in observation of Presbyterian Criminal Justice Sunday. This year, according to the Presbyterian Planning Calendar, Presbyterian Criminal Justice Sunday falls on January 26, 2014.
Whether you observe Criminal Justice Sunday on this designated date or set a different time that works better for your congregation or worshiping community, we hope that you find this material to be useful. It is also our hope and prayer that, beyond observation of Criminal Justice Sunday, we will all work together to ensure a place for everyone at the Lord’s Table ...
Use this packet of hymns and poems to pray for the survivors of disaster around the world:
- Who is My Neighbor?, hymn inspired by the parable of the Good Samaritan
- A Prayer for Our Children, hymn by Carolyn Winfrey Gillette
- Like Magi, You Have Come, poem by Sandra Price, written for volunteers who have served in the Gulf Coast
- We See the Waters, by Clay Gunter
- God of Creation, by Carolyn Winfrey Gillette
- God We've Known Such Grief and Anger, by Carolyn Winfrey Gillette
- Through the Cloud and Out of Chaos: A Hymn for a Hard Season by Rev ...
As we engage with US Presbyterians and global partners for faithful and effective participation in God’s mission, we seek to model and live out the following core values.
Richard T. Smith, General Presbyter of Transylvania Presbytery, has provided basic information on the mission and outreach efforts in response to the March 2, 2012 tornadoes in Kentucky.
Download the scope and sequence and sample session from We Believe: Professing Our Faith. Designed especially for youth, this confirmation curriculum shares a foundation of faith, tradition, and spiritual practice in the Reformed tradition.
This scope and sequence outlines units of the Providence: God's Creating Word workshop.
These selected verses from the psalms are appropriate for public reading or personal prayer during the Communion of the People.