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. 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." 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. 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. 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. 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. An Advent Congregational Prayer Element of Worship by Carol Penner https://carolpenner.typepad.com/leadinginworship/2012/12/advent-congregational-prayer.html Element of Worship by Carol Penner Topics: Christmas , Advent , Prayer , Suffering Source: Carol Penner This worship resource by Carol Penner features a congregational prayer centering on the theme of Advent. The prayer remembers those who suffer in this season which is joyful for so many. 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. 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. 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." Light: A Christmas Eve Reader's Theatre Drama by Carol Penner https://carolpenner.typepad.com/leadinginworship/2009/12/light-a-christmas-eve-readers-theatre.html Drama by Carol Penner Topics: Christmas , Jesus , Darkness , Light Source: Carol Penner Carol Penner offers a reader's theater on the theme of Christ coming to bring light into the darkness. The text can be divided into parts as one sees fit. 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. Scriptural Sweep: And God Said! A Reader's Theatre Drama by Carol Penner https://carolpenner.typepad.com/leadinginworship/2011/07/scriptural-sweep-and-god-said-a-readers-theatre.html Drama by Carol Penner Topics: Scripture , Creation , Sin , Jesus Source: Carol Penner Carol Penner offers a poem covering the sweep of scriptural teaching, which can be divided into a script for a reader's theater. "Let those who have ears to hear, hear!" Mary on Easter Morning Drama by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2014/04/easter-monologue-mary-on-easter-morning.html Drama by Christine Longhurst Topics: Easter , Jesus , Resurrection , Mary Magdalene, Saint Source: Re-Worship Christine Longhurst presents "Mary on Easter Morning: A Monologue" by Carol Penner. Mary tells of her experience from observing the burial of Jesus to his addressing her by name after his resurrection (John 20:1-18). Prayers of the people on Christmas Element of Worship by Carol Penner https://carolpenner.typepad.com/leadinginworship/2014/12/prayers-of-the-people-on-christmas.html Element of Worship by Carol Penner Topics: Christmas , Joy , Prayer , Salvation Source: Carol Penner Carol Penner's Christmas prayer celebrates Jesus' incarnation and remembers those who are homeless, the sick, and our relationship with the earth. 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." For unto us a child is born! Element of Worship by Carol Penner https://carolpenner.typepad.com/leadinginworship/2011/11/christmas-readers-theatre-for-unto-us-a-child-is-born.html Element of Worship by Carol Penner Topics: Christmas , Advent , Faith , Faithfulness Source: Carol Penner Carol Penner wrote this Christmas Reader's Theater for a Christmas Eve service, having different congregants reading parts portraying a variety of characters from the Old and New Testaments all gathering round a manger scene. 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. 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.

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