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Prayers for Southern Seasons: Poems and prayers for Christian worship and devotions

Prayers for Southern Seasons: Poems and prayers for Christian worship and devotions (EPUB ebook – 1st edition)

By Kingsbury-Aitken, Joy

Worship leaders, this engaging collection of prayers will support your work of creating meaningful services that reflect the church year in our part of the world. Joy provides prayers for many different purposes: Gathering - Candle lighting - Thanksgiving - Intercession - Peti...tion - Confession - Assurance - Illumination - Offering - Blessing - Commissioning. In Aotearoa New Zealand the church year begins in early summer, harvest comes during the fast of Lent, and we celebrate Easter not when life is emerging anew in a burst of spring flowering but when leaves are turning red and gold and falling to the ground. The prayers and poems in this collection have been arranged to reflect the cycle of the seasons as we experience them, and the church's feasts and fasts, and other commemorations, as they occur within those seasons. To lead a congregation in worship is both a great privilege and a great responsibility. Prayer is a vital part of public worship. Many of the prayers are responsive, giving congregation members an opportunity for more active involvement in the service. The poems for personal reflection are ideal for printing on the front cover of an order of service or within a church bulletin. Joy's hope is that this book will be a useful resource for worship leaders, providing just the right words when they need them, and that they, and others who happen to open these pages, may find within sparks of inspiration to ignite their own devotional creativity.
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ISBN 9781988572109
Published 26 Apr 2019
Publisher Philip Garside Publishing Ltd
Available in EPUB format
Software Read in Browser or Adobe Ebook Compatible Device
Language en

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ISBN-13 9781988572109
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Status Wheelers ePlatform
Publisher Philip Garside Publishing Ltd
Imprint Philip Garside Publishing Ltd
Published 26 Apr 2019
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format EPUB ebook – 1st edition
Edition 1st
Author(s) By Kingsbury-Aitken, Joy
Category Poetry Texts & Anthologies
Works By Individual Poets: Classical, Early & Medieval
Religion & Beliefs
Christian liturgy, prayerbooks & hymnals
Christian worship
Christian prayer
Christian life & practice
Non-Christian Sacred Texts
Liturgy (Non-Christian)
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 122
Dimensions Not specified
Dewey Code 821.3
Weight Not specified - defaults to 0g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience