Tag: prayer

  • morning and evening prayers for all ages

    Evening Prayer of Examen Adapted for all ages by Toli Morgan Find a comfortable place and remind yourself that God is there with you. Now look back over your day.  Were you at home?  Were you at school?  Were you somewhere else? What made you happy today?  Did somebody say or do something that made […]

  • Opening to a Spring Celebration & Mandala

     Intro Today is a special holiday celebration. Today we come together as church community to bless God for the season of Spring. For spring in creation, for spring times in our lives. For change and growth and new things.  First, Let’s spend a moment or two in quietness. Consider the winter that is drawing to […]

  • Lent week 6 – All-age meditation

    Lent Week 5 – New This sixth week of Lent is one where we reflect on the new life that God brings into our hearts and bones. The readings for this week are moments in which God gives Ezekiel a picture of restoration for his people Ezekiel 37:1-14 and Jesus brings one of his best […]

  • Paper Plane Intercession

    Materials: Paper squares for each person, pens, blu tac. Opening Prayer Creator, source of our life, We come to you. May this time together be for the welcome of your tenderness and strength in and through our lives. (Silence) In this season of change we call Spring or tadpole season, we are stopping to remember […]

  • 'Taste and See' Meditation

    This meditation leads well into the communion meal. Set up: Platters of fruit, paper plates and markers for the kids. Our senses are such a gift to us. The way we experience the world and our creator God. A big part of worship for our ancestors was offering food to God, the best of what […]

  • Opening Prayers or Personal Meditations from the Seven Seasons of the Kulin people.

    Written by Emma Morgan using information from the Museum of Victoria. https://museumvictoria.com.au/forest/climate/kulin.html Every Season Has Its Beauty Every season has its beauty, Fresh from the hand of God. Look for it. Listen to it. Savour its goodness. Every season has its beauty. Remember what is past, With joy and not regret. Anticipate what is to […]

  • A Prayer on Australia Day

    O God, you created all people in your image.We thank you for the stories that fill this country. The ancient and the new. Stories that change usstories that save us stories that bring us together. Enrich our lives by giving us ears to hear and hearts to share. Reveal to us your presence in these stories until […]

  • A Right of Passage Blessing for Grade Six Graduates

    In our annual ‘Blessing of the Kids’ celebration we have incorporated a special moment to bless the grade six kids as they move to a new stage in their lives. This idea involves giving strawberry plants as a gift and inviting the grade sixers to hand out the communion meal. Grade six Graduates Right of […]

  • A prayer from the Baptism service at Warrandyte

    The Yarra river is a special place. It has always been a place of ceremony, rest, food, meeting and reconciliation. What a perfect place for us to celebrate the ancient ceremony of baptism. One that takes us under the water and into the fresh air of a new life in Jesus. We are thrilled to be […]

  • World Communion Sunday Communion Liturgy

    Prayers we shared yesterday at our World Communion service. Today is world communion Sunday. On this first Sunday of October, we celebrate with churches all around the world our family of faith in all it’s rich diversity. We celebrate our oneness – our communion – in Christ, in the midst of a world still in […]