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September 2007: Roads and maps for the year ahead

september 2007 grace flyer

come and join us this saturday for the launch of a new year of grace

space for reflection, stories and dreams, and recommitment

1. welcome

play track wayfaring stranger from the cd triptych by fred deakin

2. chill

video loop of autumn images photos by jonny, and two prayers from tess ward's celtic wheel of the year - praising and morning invocation p190

3. the road

in groups. gather round a road with four sections representing lakes (refreshment), mountaintops (highs), valleys (lows/struggle), and deserts (dryness). reflect on your summer and where you are at - share stories and light a candle to place yourself on the road.

4. interlude

who are you - play video identity bites by joel

5. maps

on your own reflect on the coming months. what are your dreams? how will the grace ethos shape your involvement in different areas of your life? discuss and pray with someone else. download map here (pdf)

6. recommit to christ and the grace ethos for the year ahead

using three prayers
ethos confession
doors liturgy (ethos version)
we hang our lives on your mercy

7. play track

wayfaring stranger by jamie woon remix by burial

a few of the tunes on the theme of journey played...
wayfaring stranger by anita kerr quartet
far i have come by arsenal
traveller by talvin singh
journey by nitin sawhney
roads by portishead
take the lord along with you by sister gertrude
nightwalker by trentmoller
journey inwards by ltj bukem
ramblin man by lemon jelly
wayfaring stranger by jamie woon (burial mix)

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