Orthodox, Praise

Glory To Thee 3 (Orthodox Hymns)

A continued collection of glorias from the Ikos (festival hymns) of the Orthodox church… Glory to Thee, giving us light Glory to Thee, loving us with love so deep, divine and infinite Glory to Thee, blessing us with light, and with the host of angels and saints Glory to Thee, Father all-holy, promising us a share in Thy Kingdom Glory…

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Orthodox, Praise

Glory To Thee 2 (Orthodox Hymns)

A continued collection of glorias from the Ikos (festival hymns) of the Orthodox church… Glory to Thee, satisfying my desires with good things Glory to Thee, watching over me day and night Glory to Thee, curing affliction and emptiness with the healing flow of time Glory to Thee, no loss is irreparable in Thee, Giver of eternal life to all…

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Orthodox, Praise

Glory To Thee 1 (Orthodox Hymns)

A collection of glorias from the Ikos (festival hymns) of the Orthodox church… Glory to Thee for calling me into being Glory to Thee, showing me the beauty of the universe Glory to Thee, spreading out before me heaven and earth Like the pages in a book of eternal wisdom Glory to Thee for Thine eternity in this fleeting world…

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Orthodox, Praise

The Gloria (An Ancient Canticle)

Glory to God, who has shown us the Light! Glory to God in the highest, and on earth, peace, good will toward men! We praise You! We bless You! We worship You! We glorify You and give thanks to You for Your great glory! O Lord God, Heavenly King, God the Father Almighty! O Lord, the Only-begotten Son, Jesus Christ,…

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Faith, Holy Spirit & Pentecost, Love, Mystics

O God The Holy Spirit

O God the Holy Spirit, Light to your chosen ones Evermore shine in us. O God the fire of love, Evermore burn in us. God the Lord and Giver of Life, Evermore live in us. God who gives sevenfold grace, Evermore replenish us. As the wind is your symbol, So forward our goings. As the dove, so launch us heavenwards. As water, so purify our spirits. As…

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Communion / Eucharist

Before Holy Communion

I shall receive the bread of heaven and call upon the Name of the Lord. Lord, I am not worthy that You should come under my roof, but speak the word only and my soul shall be healed. Amen.   (A traditional prayer for taking Holy Communion)

Communion / Eucharist

A Communion Thanksgiving

My Saviour Jesus, I kneel before you, I thank you for your Spirit’s gifts of faith, hope, and love. I thank you that your wounds have healed me. I thank you that the punishment upon you gives me peace. I thank you that your humble death has again given me bountiful life. Thank you for this wondrous love. Amen.  

Children, Mealtime & Table Grace

Superman Grace!

Thank you Lord for giving us food! Thank you Lord for giving us food! For our daily bread, ‘cause we need to be fed Thank you Lord for giving us food!   Obviously this is sung to the tune of ‘the Superman’ theme!

Children, Mealtime & Table Grace

Adams Family Grace!

We thank you Lord for giving This food we need for living So join us while we eat it Because we really need it   This is sung to the tune of “The Adams Family” theme. Hum and click fingers in the appropriate places!