Advent, Christmas and New Year

Advent prayer – We crouch with Mary in the straw of our messy lives

Advent affirmation – Affirmation of Faith

Advent litany – Wonder of life stories told afresh

Angel messages – Reflection (Even if you don’t believe in angels, listen to them sing!)

Awaiting re-creation – prayer: We sometimes become heavy with the waiting. Our back aches, our ankles swell…

But where are the others? Reflection on Joseph, families, hospitality…

Come walk the road – Call to worship: Let us walk the road that Mary / Joseph / Jesus walked

Endless Advent – prayer: Sometimes our lives seem like an endless Advent…

Entertaining angels – Long prose poem, on the surprising presence of angels at Yuletide

Framework of Christmas – Prayer

Gifts for a Baptism – Reflection at Epiphany

Holy Families, Outrageous Possibilities – Reflection

I have to differ! – Brief reflection on demythologising scripture

Kissing the face of God – Reflection

We wait in the quiet of this whare kōwhanga – Prayer at Christmas Eve


After a Perfect Summer Day, Gift a Summer Safe Night

Gift a Safe Night and help a woman escape family violence.

The resources below are yet to be added to this site, but can be found in my book, “Something new to say

Letters to Elizabeth – mini-play, reflection

light all around – poem

red tape, red ribbon – prayer

signs of home – prayer

space for wonder – prayer

spring to summer – prayer

you who delight me – call to worship / poem