Monthly Archives: May 2011

Hope – Rabbi Hugo Gryn

Tom Long tells the story of Rabbi Hugo Gryn, one of the most respected rabbis in Great Britain. As a boy, he and his family were imprisoned in Auschwitz.  Orthodox, any observance would bring greater danger to them, but Hugo’s … Continue reading

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Proper 8A/Ordinary 13A/Pentecost +2

2011 – June 26th Some initial gathering of resources (230511) Season of Pentecost – Proper 8A

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Music – Pilgrim UC

Pilgrim UC has enjoyed the wonderful contribution of wordsmiths and musicians in the Pilgrim communities over the years, enriching worship in fresh and thoughtful ways. There are two major publications available – Song for the People of God 4, and … Continue reading

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There are a number of helpful sites using resources commonly available in Australia including: Songs that Unite (Uniting Church in Australia) – website to be closed 2016 Songs by Carolyn Winfrey Gillette George Stuart’s blogsite – new words to traditional … Continue reading

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Prayers for illumination

Various sources of prayers for illumination. These prayers are from a blogsite: prayers of illumination blog resources I love this one – ‘Startle us, O God, with your truth’, used by a Minister in Chicago. The story is here or … Continue reading

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Some general introductions to elements of worship

This resource has some useful collections of introductions to elements of worship (eg intro to prayer of confession, intro to call to worship etc). Could be worth keeping this as a sampler reference as it’s not specific to a particular … Continue reading

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Pentecost A

Year A Pentecost 2011 – June 12th Worship resources: Pentecost A elements of worship

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Easter 7A

This year Easter 7A is also World Environment Day, celebrated annually on 5 June. First proclaimed in 1972, the day has grown to become the one of the main vehicles through which the United Nations stimulates worldwide awareness of the … Continue reading

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On the death of bin Laden – what now?

A compilation resource with prayers, readings and quotes on the death of Osama bin Laden (prepared as a resource for Pilgrim Open Church visitors) Osama bin Laden Textweek resources:

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Quran – reverence for every life

The Quran teaches reverence for every life, even the most repugnant ones. Islam stresses that the death of a person should be observed in a respectful and solemn way, whether Muslim or not. A story from Islam illustrates this point. … Continue reading

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