Worships

Blanket Blessing Worship

I am a chaplain at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne, Indiana.  When someone is dying or has died, we lay over them blankets that volunteers have created, as signs of God's presence and love in the midst of death and loss.  Their loved ones then take those blankets home, as a reminder of connection and strength… Continue reading Blanket Blessing Worship

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Broken Yet Beloved chapel service

Andover Newton Chapel Services Above is a link to the recordings of Andover Newton chapel services. I was invited to design and lead a chapel service on March 13, and I chose (thanks to some comments of NuDunkers rattling around in my head) to explore the theme of confession and reconciliation, especially as those are… Continue reading Broken Yet Beloved chapel service

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Saint Patrick’s Day worship

Here's a worship I designed last year about Saint Patrick, slavery, and freedom. I post it here for other folks to use or gain ideas from, so feel free to use it in whole or in part. I always think that creative worship ideas should be shared. I always have the sense that worships like… Continue reading Saint Patrick’s Day worship

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Mark 14:3-9 Reflection, used at Iona Agape Service

**I realize I haven't posted for a while... I'll do more sometime soon, I hope. And I haven't yet actually used this reflection, so I don't have a sense of how it actually works in a congregation, but... for what it's worth. Please feel free to use it, if you find it helpful, but also… Continue reading Mark 14:3-9 Reflection, used at Iona Agape Service

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Hebrews 10:24 Scripture Jam

As promised, I will occassionally include some of my writing, etc. I welcome feedback, and I would love for people to use the writing in whatever way they find it helpful -- one thing I ask is that you let me know if you use it (perhaps when and for what). Hebrews 10:24 N: And… Continue reading Hebrews 10:24 Scripture Jam