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Easter Is Breaking
by Kathleen Rolenz Somewhere across the world,Easter is breakingnot the Easter we may think of,with arms upraised and "he is risen" echoing from canyons,but a much quieter, less dramatic Easter.Somewhere in the world -perhaps ...

Call to Worship on Easter
by Elizabeth M. Strong ... lightness and joy.Out of the spiritRises faith,Rises hope,Rises love.May we join with the miracle that is Easter time, and enter into life with hope and love.Let us resurrect with spring, let us resurrect ...

Call to Worship on Easter
by Elizabeth M. Strong ... lightness and joy.Out of the spiritRises faith,Rises hope,Rises love.May we join with the miracle that is Easter time, and enter into life with hope and love.Let us resurrect with spring, let us resurrect ...

Easter Meditation
by Susan Maginn ... layersthat obey gravity all the way to the ground,far too heavy for the likes of us:We, the living, on Easter Sunday.

Easter Meditation
by Susan Maginn ... layersthat obey gravity all the way to the ground,far too heavy for the likes of us:We, the living, on Easter Sunday.

Easter
by Charles F. Flagg We seek life’s meaning in the wonder of morningIn the freshness of springtime,And in each others hearts and minds.Yet still we hope for something more,A break in the ordinary,An infusion of the unexpected,An ...

Let the Alleluias Rise Up
by Ellen Cooper ... only in very recent years that the whole story has again found a place in my spirituality—that Easter takes on a deeper meaning than it ever did when I was a child.“No Alleluias until Easter,” ...

The Tomb Is Empty
by Carl Scovel If the truth of Easter has eluded you, maybe the simple wisdom of this story will bring the wonder of the holiday into your heart.An Episcopal Bishop once told me a story about Easter that has stayed with ...

Spirit of life, we come together this Easter morning
by Ruth E. Gibson Spirit of life, we come together this Easter morning to rejoice in your ongoing creation around us and within us. We come to rejoice, but we come with burdens of sorrow and pain, of shame and fear, of ...

For holy days on which we recall the old stories,
by Dillman Baker Sorrells ... reminds us of the courage and strength of those seeking freedom in the past, we light the flame.For Easter which reminds us that love is our greatest challenge, we light the flame.For gathering today ...

An Easter Meditation
by Samuel A. Trumbore ... the bright golden sun;guiding new tubers seeking water in dark, sandy soil,Be in and amongst us this Easter morning.We gather this morning to celebrate the triumph of life over death.The body can be killed ...

Easter Prayer
by Paul S. Sawyer Loving God, We gather today in humility,  Awed by the stone rolled back;  And the surprise of the empty tomb. We gather in defiance   Of the pain and the injustice that came ...

Easter Prayer - 2004
by Kathleen Rolenz Spirit of life, we come together this Easter morning to rejoice in the ongoing song of life that is within us and around us. In this season of renewal, of life bursting into bloom or song,      the ...

Prayer for Easter Sunday
by Wayne B. Arnason Spirit of Life,      How easy it is to speak your name and offer this prayer at this season of re-birth and renewal!!     The spirit of life is everywhere, ...

Opening Words
by Daniel Kanter ... darkness, the broken path, the abuse of power.Today we walk toward the dayspring breaking through,The Easter day of joy.So let us prepare the way,Let us join together this morning in worshipTo see what ...

Easter and Ostara
by Adrianne Ross ... date of the actual Equinox), and depending on when the first full moon on or after the Equinox occurs, Easter falls sometime between late March and mid-April.The earth reawakens to a burgeoning new season ...

Easter Story (traditional)
by Thomas Rhodes Once upon a time there was an old man who lived alone with his grandson in a dirty hovel. Everything around them was filthy (you can imagine!) One day a stranger appeared and gave the young child a beautiful ...

Being the Resurrection
by Victoria Weinstein The stone has got to be rolled back from the tomb again and again every year.Roll up your sleeves.He is not coming back, you know.He is not coming back unless it is we who rise for himWe who lay healing ...

Good Friday
by Elizabeth Tarbox ... on the grief of death. Yet we cannot overlook the meaning of Good Friday in our eagerness to get to Easter morning, for death is always part of life, and sorrow is not to be avoided if we are to fully ...

Children's Easter Story
by Heather Lynn Hanson Once upon a time, a girl named Ramona and a boy named Roberto had a wonderful dog. They named the dog Feliz because he was so happy when they came home from school each day. He bounded toward them, barking ...

Spring Surprise: Interactive story written for an Easter Service
by Kirsty Johnson Squirrel:tch tch tchSparrow:cheep cheepMouse/mice:squeak squeakFrogs:ribbitneedeepTadpoles:ribribribGrass:oooohhhhPond: plip plopPeepers:peep peep peepNighthawk:scree screeDaffodils:nodding head/trumpet ...

What We Can Do for Religion Today
by Holly Anne Lux-Sullivan * Ho HumIn a Barnes & Noble just before Easter, I watched a woman glance at a table of books and make a face like she'd just tasted something awful.  Then she hurried on by as if she were afraid the ...

Work Still in Progress
by Jim Sherblom ... and the Bhagavad Gita sat on the shelf alongside books of Greek and Norse and African mythology. On Easter or Christmas my mother might drag me to church, just as she dragged me to the Buddhist temple, ...

Poor and Rich, Rich and Poor
by Vail E. Weller ... shoes on the way to a game, or in your dance outfit on your way to a recital, or in your finery for Easter morning at church, when you pass a pond and see a toddler flailing about in the water, unable ...

Poor and Rich, Rich and Poor
by Vail E. Weller ... shoes on the way to a game, or in your dance outfit on your way to a recital, or in your finery for Easter morning at church, when you pass a pond and see a toddler flailing about in the water, unable ...

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