Resources on Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson

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Maundy Thursday at-home service Service Outline or Song Suggestions by Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson https://worshipwords.co.uk/maundy-thursday-at-home-service-complete-thandiwe-dale-ferguson/ Service Outline or Song Suggestions by Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson Topics: Maundy Thursday , Community , Trust , Peace Source: Worship Words Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson offers a service outline for a Maundy Thursday service to be used by families at home. Scripture (John 13:1-3, 21-34), a ritual of washing, communion, and a benediction for multiple voices are included. Ritual of Blessing & Litany of Commitment Prayer by Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson https://worshipwords.co.uk/ritual-of-blessing-litany-of-commitment-thandiwe-dale-ferguson-usa/ Prayer by Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson Topics: Love , Service , Gift , Grace Source: Worship Words Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson's ritual draws together a faith community in a renewal and affirmation of gifts and talents. It includes readings from several scriptures, a litany, and the laying on of hands. Psalm 23 for today Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson https://worshipwords.co.uk/call-to-worship-inspired-by-psalm-23-thandiwe-dale-ferguson-uk/ Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson Topics: Fear , Surrender , God's Provision , Rest Source: Worship Words Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson offers a modern paraphrase of Psalm 23. "God invites me to places of peace and beauty where wildflowers bloom and mountain streams flow." Splish Splash! Prayer by Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson https://worshipwords.co.uk/splish-splash-a-childs-water-prayer-thandiwe-dale-ferguson-colorado-usa/ Prayer by Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson Topics: Prayer , Water , Thanksgiving , Wisdom Source: Worship Words Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson offers a prayer intended for children, giving thanks for water. "Help us use water wisely, carefully and joyously." Transfiguration Call to Worship Call to Worship by Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson https://worshipwords.co.uk/transfiguration-call-to-worship-thandiwe-dale-ferguson-usa/ Call to Worship by Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson Topics: Transfiguration , Worship , Power , Christ Source: Worship Words Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson's call to worship based on Christ's transfiguration asks that our eyes might be opened to see Christ's power and glory not only in our place of worship, but everywhere. The call of Samuel: A dramatic reading Scripture Drama or Paraphrase by Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson https://worshipwords.co.uk/ash-wednesday-reading-for-4-voices-called-1-samuel-31-10-thandiwe-dale-ferguson/ Scripture Drama or Paraphrase by Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson Topics: Calling , Samuel , Vision , Word of God Source: Worship Words Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson has arranged 1 Samuel 3:1-10 as a dramatic reading for four voices: Narrator, Eli, God, Samuel - looking at the idea of spiritually showing up and saying ‘Yes’ to God’s call. Call to Worship: Psalm 23 Call to Worship by Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson https://worshipwords.co.uk/call-to-worship-inspired-by-psalm-23-thandiwe-dale-ferguson/ Call to Worship by Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson Topics: Fear , Peace , Surrender , God's Provision Source: Worship Words Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson offers a call to worship inspired by Psalm 23. "God is our shelter, protection, and guide. We want for nothing, and we will practice thanksgiving!" God's Table of Love Call to Worship by Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson https://worshipwords.co.uk/gods-table-of-love-thandiwe-dale-ferguson-usa/ Call to Worship by Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson Topics: God's Love , Worship Planning Source: Worship Words Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson offers this responsive reading for use by the entire congregation or for 2-3 readers. Suitable as a Call to Worship or Call to Communion, it has been written with young readers in mind. Living now forever: A young mother's reflection Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson https://worshipwords.co.uk/living-now-forever-a-young-mothers-reflection-on-psalm-90-thandiwe-dale-ferguson-usa/ Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson Topics: Mother , God's Presence , Worship , Love Source: Worship Words Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson's reflection on Psalm 90:1-2 observes that caring for a baby means living in the present moment. "This day, may you be pulled into the moment to live now and to know God’s everlasting presence." Blue Christmas / Longest Night Reflection Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson https://worshipwords.co.uk/blue-christmas-longest-night-reflection-thandiwe-dale-ferguson-usa/ Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson Topics: Christmas , Advent , Fear , Joy Source: Worship Words Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson offers a reflection for a Blue Christmas / Longest Night service, noting that the first Christmas occurred in a context of anxiety and suffering. Praise the Lord! Scripture Drama or Paraphrase by Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson https://worshipwords.co.uk/psalm-1481-5-7-13-adapted-by-thandiwe-dale-ferguson-usa/ Scripture Drama or Paraphrase by Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson Topics: Praise , Heaven , Creation , Glory Source: Worship Words Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson offers an adaptation of Psalm 148:1-5, 7-13 that can be spoken by a combination of several readers. "God’s name alone is exalted; God’s glory is above earth and heaven." Disciples Prayer Prayer by Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson https://worshipwords.co.uk/disciples-prayer-thandiwe-dale-ferguson-usa-2/ Prayer by Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson Topics: Lord’s Prayer , Prayer , Disciple , Social Justice Source: Worship Words Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson shares this prayer as an interpretation of the Lord's Prayer with a focus on social justice. Miscarriage in Advent Article by Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson https://worshipwords.co.uk/miscarriage-in-advent-a-young-mother-usa/ Article by Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson Topics: Advent , Joy , Love , Business Source: Worship Words Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson writes about the difficulty of having a miscarriage during Advent. In making room amid holiday busyness, she found God's presence through the love and support of her husband and others. Transitioning from Grieving to Celebrating Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson https://worshipwords.co.uk/transitioning-from-grieving-to-celebrating-thandiwe-dale-ferguson-usa/ Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson Topics: Grief , Murder , Light , Violence Source: Worship Words Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson's statement for Transgender Day of Awareness speaks of grief for the murder of transgender persons, and also calls for celebration of "trans individuals and the light they shine." We have forgotten our baptism Prayer by Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson https://worshipwords.co.uk/we-have-forgotten-our-baptisms-a-prayer-thandiwe-dale-ferguson-usa/ Prayer by Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson Topics: Baptism , Forgiveness , Prayer , Confession Source: Worship Words A prayer by Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson asking God to forgive us for forgetting our baptism. Hope of All Hopes Prayer by Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson https://worshipwords.co.uk/easter-season-intercessions-thandiwe-dale-ferguson-usa/ Prayer by Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson Topics: Easter , Darkness , Light , Disaster relief Source: Worship Words Intercessory prayers for the Easter season by Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson. The prayers contrast light with darkness while acknowledging that God is present in both. Prodigal Child dramatized, Children's Message Scripture Drama or Paraphrase by Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson https://worshipwords.co.uk/childrens-message-the-prodigal-son-dramatized-by-thandiwe-dale-ferguson-colorado-usa-luke-151-3-11-24/ Scripture Drama or Paraphrase by Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson Topics: Love , Children , Father , Parable Source: Worship Words Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson offers a dramatization for children, inspired by Jesus' parable of the prodigal (Luke 15:11-32). This drama may be adapted to include any parent (mother or father) and any two siblings. Shine Your Light Upon Us Prayer by Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson https://worshipwords.co.uk/epiphany-prayers-of-intercession-thandiwe-dale-ferguson-usa/ Prayer by Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson Topics: Epiphany , Conflict , Suffering , Peace Source: Worship Words Intercessory prayers for the seaon of Epiphany from Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson. The prayers invite God's light into various situations of conflict and suffering in the world. Advent Prayer Prayer by Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson https://worshipwords.co.uk/advent-prayer-thandiwe-dale-ferguson-colorado-usa/ Prayer by Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson Topics: Advent , Prayer , Intercession , World Source: Worship Words "Holy God, during this busy season of Advent, We pray for our World." An intercessory prayer for Advent by Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson. Praying on Memorial Day Prayer by Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson https://worshipwords.co.uk/praying-on-memorial-day-usa-thandiwe-dale-ferguson-usa/ Prayer by Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson Topics: Prayer , Peace , Military , War and peace Source: Worship Words A prayer by Thandiwe Dale-Ferguson for use on Memorial Day and other days to remember victims of conflict and war.