Come and Gather at the Stable

Tune Beach Spring Come and gather, at the stable They have journeyed far from home Mary, Joseph, young and able Travelled ways as yet unknown With a dream of untold promise That great things would come to pass In the sureness of God’s blessing They found peace and rest as last. Come and gather, round…

Worship Matters

Tune: Abbott’s Leigh 8787D Worship matters to God’s people. People matter to our God. It’s the time when we all gather; Pray and sing and hear the Word Words of hope and words of promise; Laid upon our hearts with truth. Filling us with joy and courage; Of God’s love and life renewed. When the…

What Is Our Purpose?

Tune: Breathe On Me Breath of God – Trentham What is our purpose God? What would you have us do? Proclaim the word and heal the sick. And fill us with promise true. What is our purpose God? Help us to trust in you. Help us to live as Jesus lived. Love God and neighbour…

Sacred Stories

Tune – Come and Find the Quiet Centre Sacred stories, shared with others, form a faith that’s strong and true Sacred places, etched with meaning, bringing hope and joy anew. Sacred memories, sacred future, sacred present, here and now. Sacred knowing, sacred being, Sacred living be our vow. I wrote this, inspired by Marcia MacFee’s…

People of the Way

Tune – Blanwyrn People of the way draw nearer, people of the truth, the life. Come together round the table, Gathering can end all strife. Food and blessing, prayers and promise Nourishment for body and soul. Jesus feeds us, Jesus stirs us. Let us make the entire earth whole. When we open up to wonder…

Eve, the Mother of All People

Tune – Blaenwarn 8787d Eve, the mother of all people Eve, the woman of our past. Placed, with Adam, in the garden All they needed right at hand. Not content with what was offered Eve sought ways beyond the path. Eyes wide open, seeking knowledge Reached for truth within her grasp. Lush and growing was…

Covenant Love

Tune – Deep in Our Hearts Covenant love, you are the word that stirs us Covenant love, you cast out all our fears. Covenant love, you never will forsake us Promise and purpose will blossom here. (C) Catherine MacDonald