Tagged: confession

Prayer of Confession

By Martin Luther King, Jr. Thou Eternal God, out of whose absolute power and infinite intelligence the whole universe has come into being, we humbly confess that we have not loved thee with our...

Why I Go to Confession

By Allison Duncan The week before Easter, I go to confession with a whole two pages’ worth of sins I’ve been collecting throughout Lent. Pastor Beverly welcomes me into her office, and together we...

The Futility of Lent

By Elrena Evans The alarm clock rings early, and I am still asleep when it rings—an oddity, for an erstwhile early riser. But I am full from stacks of pancakes and fastnachts consumed last...

So That None Are Rejected

A litany of lament, confession, and commitment to our brothers and sisters who are sexual minorities Leader: All loving God, Creator who has always seen the beauty of all persons, all made in your...

A Step Along the Way

A prayer by Bishop Ken Untener of Saginaw on the anniversary of the martyrdom of Oscar Romero It helps, now and then, to step back and take a long view. The kingdom is not...