Tag Archive: Micah

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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Dec 17

4th Sunday of Advent (Year C) – Words for Worship

Prayer of Confession (inspired by Psalm 80:1-7) Great Shepherd, we know that you are less than impressed with empty words and rituals that have lost their meaning.  Forgive us for hiding our hearts behind our traditions and comfortable practices.  Restore us, Lord, that we may be saved. Prayer for Illumination (inspired by Micah 5:4-5) Lord, …

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Dec 17

4th Sunday of Advent (Year C)

Micah 5:2-5a In a world that often seems to be so lacking in “peace”, it is a hopeful message to hear God’s promise of “the one of peace”. How does God feed us (the flock) “in the strength of the Lord”? You may want to decorate your worship space with peace symbols. You could create a collage …

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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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