Tag Archive: Craft Projects

Jan 21

4th Sunday After the Epiphany (Year A)

Worship Ideas The words from Micah 6:1-8 may be familiar to many in your congregation. To help people hear the Word in a new way, you may want to read this lesson from a different translation (or, perhaps, several different translations). You could have different voices read each verse from a different translation – giving …

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Nov 25

First Sunday of Advent (Year A)

Worship Ideas The Isaiah 2:1-5 reading is wonderful to use if your “theme” for the First Sunday of Advent is “Peace”. Create ornaments in the shape of peace signs to decorate your Christmas trees and/or distribute to home-bound members/friends. Psalm 122 is a friendly, welcoming psalm to use to usher in the Advent season. What …

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Sep 16

18th Sunday after Pentecost (Year C)

Worship Ideas The reading from 1 Timothy 2:1-7 could be used as the basis of a service that is centered around prayer practices. It could be tempting to read Psalm 79:1-9 as if we have never been guilty of any of the sins described by the psalmist – pretending that only “other people/nations” are guilty. Use this reading …

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Aug 19

14th Sunday after Pentecost (Year C)

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Worship Ideas Use the Call/Commissioning of  Jeremiah in Jeremiah 1:4-10 as inspiration for a blessing of the kids who are starting school this year.  God chooses us all to do amazing things (indeed, even the simplest of tasks can be amazing when God is involved) — it is a great time to remind kids (and …

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Aug 12

13th Sunday after Pentecost (Year C)

Worship Ideas It may not be All Saints Sunday, but this would be a good day to celebrate the “saints” of your congregation – especially if you are reading Hebrews 11:29-12:2.  Create a “cloud of witnesses” by printing pictures of those who have been an inspiration in your congregation and arranging them in a cloud-like shape …

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Jun 11

3rd Sunday after Pentecost [Ordinary 11B] (Year B)

1 Samuel 15:34-16:13 How often do we judge people/groups/etc based purely on how they look on the outside? Only God has the proper vision to be able to judge anyone’s hearts.  Period.  So, why do we continue to judge others? Who are the “youngest” in our church families?  Who are the ones that we dismiss …

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