Tag Archive: Malachi

Dec 03

2nd Sunday of Advent (Year C)

Malachi 3:1-4 How do you prepare the way for the Lord?  How can we serve as messengers? There is a lot of interesting and dramatic imagery in this passage: paths/ways being prepared, messengers being sent, the temple, a refiner’s fire, fullers’ soap, silver and gold being purified, offerings being offered…  Depending on what you are …

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Nov 28

Advent (Year C) – Words for Worship

I was challenged to write liturgy for the Passing of the Peace for use during Advent.  So… I thought I would put something together.  And, as a bonus, I’m offering alternative lyrics for the Doxology that can be used throughout the season.  Enjoy! Assurance of Pardon & The Peace (inspired by Malachi 3:1-4, Isaiah 9:6, …

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Nov 21

Words for Worship – Advent Candlelighting (Year C)

The prayers included for each day can be read by the leader or read in unison – whichever fits your context best.  All scripture quotes are taken from the NRSV. First Sunday of Advent  (Promise — Uses Jeremiah 33:14-16) Advent is here, and the wait for the birth of the Christ has begun As we light the …

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