Resources on Carol Penner

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Opening Prayer: Thirsty Hearts Element of Worship by Carol Penner https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2013/02/opening-prayer-thirsty-hearts.html Element of Worship by Carol Penner Topics: Prayer , Worship , Leading Worship , Worship Planning Source: Re-Worship Carol Penner offers a prayer suited to open a worship service. Canada Day Prayer Element of Worship by Carol Penner https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2013/06/canada-day-prayer.html Element of Worship by Carol Penner Topics: Prayer , Day Source: Re-Worship Carol Penner's Canada Day prayer encompasses both gratefulness to God for the gift of Canada and petition to God for a safer and more just Canada. Good Friday: Closing Prayer and Benediction Element of Worship by Carol Penner https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2014/03/good-friday-closing-prayer-and.html Element of Worship by Carol Penner Topics: Good Friday , Prayer , God , Good Source: Re-Worship Carol Penner writes a closing prayer and benediction for Good Friday. The closing remarks focus on thanking God for being the gift of life, being a friend, and being a comforter. Prayer for Those Seeking Shelter Element of Worship by Carol Penner https://carolpenner.typepad.com/leadinginworship/2017/09/prayer-for-those-seeking-shelter.html Element of Worship by Carol Penner Topics: Prayer , Homelessness , Marginalization , Hope Source: Carol Penner Carol Penner offers a prayer for homeless people. "As your children, can we meet and hear stories? Instead of only a handout, can we sit together." Mary on Easter Morning Drama by Carol Penner https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2014/04/easter-monologue-mary-on-easter-morning.html Drama by Carol Penner Topics: Easter , Resurrection , Mary Magdalene, Saint Source: Re-Worship In this monologue on John 20:1-18 by Carol Penner, Mary tells of her experience from observing the burial of Jesus to his addressing her by name after his resurrection. Advent Adventure Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2011/11/advent-adventure.html Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst Topics: Advent , Hope , Prayer , Peace Source: Re-Worship Christine Longhurst presents "Advent Adventure," an introduction and prayer by Carol Penner. It speaks of Advent as a story of light dawning, hope dawning, peace dawning - a story about Jesus. Opening Prayer for Thanksgiving Element of Worship by Carol Penner https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2014/11/opening-prayer-for-thanksgiving.html Element of Worship by Carol Penner Topics: Prayer , Thanksgiving , Glory , Worship Planning Source: Re-Worship This opening prayer for Thanksgiving celebrations was written by Carol Penner, and acknowledges that everyone is God's and everything is for God's glory. Call to Worship: Christmas Music Element of Worship by Carol Penner https://carolpenner.typepad.com/leadinginworship/2014/12/musical-call-to-worship.html Element of Worship by Carol Penner Topics: Christmas , Joy , Singing , Music Source: Carol Penner "Sing a joyful song to the Lord, sing carols for the birth of a saviour!" A Christmas call to worship by Carol Penner. Good Friday Service: A Funeral for Jesus Service Outline by Carol Penner https://carolpenner.typepad.com/leadinginworship/2013/02/good-friday-service-a-funeral-for-jesus.html Service Outline by Carol Penner Topics: Funeral , Good Friday , Family , Love Source: Carol Penner Carol Penner offers as a Good Friday service an imagined funeral service for Jesus, with roles for a pastor/leader and speaking parts for Peter and Mary Magdalene who give tributes. Prayer for Doubters Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2012/10/prayer-for-doubters.html Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst Topics: Faith , Prayer , Peace , Doubt Source: Re-Worship Christine Longhurst presents Carol Penner's Congregational Prayer for Doubters. It intercedes for people "who wonder whether you exist and whether you are listening to our prayers" and for those, including ourselves, with other kinds of doubt. Litany for People Living with Mental Illnesses Element of Worship by Carol Penner https://www.reformedworship.org/article/june-2018/litany-people-living-mental-illnesses Element of Worship by Carol Penner Topics: Healing , Despair , Peace , Courage Source: Reformed Worship Carol Penner offers a litany for people living with mental illness. It mentions several categories of emotional suffering and has the refrain, "Bring healing, bring peace." The World Waits Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2011/11/advent-prayer-world-waits.html Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst Topics: Advent , Prayer , Earth , Gift Source: Re-Worship Christine Longhurst presents Carol Penner's prayer for Advent, "The World Waits." It thanks God for the gift of waiting and prays for all who are waiting for an end to violence, sickness, sorrow. Darkness and Light: An Epiphany Responsive Prayer Element of Worship by Carol Penner https://carolpenner.typepad.com/leadinginworship/2015/12/darkness-and-light-an-epiphany-responsive-prayer.html Element of Worship by Carol Penner Topics: Epiphany , Prayer , God's Presence , Darkness Source: Carol Penner Carol Penner presents a responsive prayer for Epiphany with the refrain, "O God, you are with us in darkness and in light." God's presence sustains us and gives us confidence. Lost and Found at Christmas Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2011/12/christmas-prayer-lost-and-found.html Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst Topics: Christmas , Advent , Prayer Source: Re-Worship Christine Longhurst shares Carol Penner's prayer about losing and finding at Christmas time. Call to Worship for a Virtual Service Element of Worship by Carol Penner https://carolpenner.typepad.com/leadinginworship/2020/05/call-to-worship-for-a-virtual-service.html Element of Worship by Carol Penner Topics: Goodness , Justice , Humility , God's Presence Source: Carol Penner Carol Penner offers a call to worship for a virtual service, emphasizing the goodness of community via screens, and the kindness, justice, and walking humbly with God enjoined in Micah 6:8. Love Has Broken In Element of Worship by Carol Penner https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2011/11/benediction-for-christmas.html Element of Worship by Carol Penner Topics: Christmas , Darkness , Zechariah , Peace Source: Re-Worship A Christmas Benediction by Carol Penner, with allusions to the Song of Zechariah (Luke 1:68-79), that celebrates God's transforming power: "Light is given where once there was darkness and hope where there was only death." Call to Worship Element of Worship by Carol Penner https://carolpenner.typepad.com/leadinginworship/2019/08/free-call-to-worship-john-832.html Element of Worship by Carol Penner Topics: Love , Worship , Freedom , God's Presence Source: Carol Penner Carol Penner shares her call to worship based on John 8:32, about freedom in seeing God clearly, following God nearly, and loving God dearly. God Confronts War Drama by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2011/10/god-confronts-war-psalm-46.html Drama by Christine Longhurst Topics: Peace , Earth , Fire , God Source: Re-Worship Christine Longhurst presents Carol Penner's re-imagining of Psalm 46. It pictures how God might destroy the means of war in the 21st century. Responsive Winter Solstice Prayer (for the northern hemisphere) Element of Worship by Carol Penner https://carolpenner.typepad.com/leadinginworship/2015/12/responsive-winter-solstice-prayer-for-the-northern-hemisphere.html Element of Worship by Carol Penner Topics: Prayer , Darkness , Light Source: Carol Penner Carol Penner shares a responsive Winter Solstice prayer with the refrain, “Lord we are longing for light!” There are spaces to include needs and phrases of thanksgiving for acts of kindness and for Jesus Christ. A Hungry Call to Worship Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2014/07/a-hungry-call-to-worship.html Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst Topics: Eating , Food Source: Re-Worship "We are hungry, Lord! We come to church today with different types of hunger for you." Here is a call to worship by Carol Penner, inspired by Isaiah 55:1-2.

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