text for prayer

River of Mercy

Originally found in Mirian Therese Winter,   WomanPrayer, WomanSong: Resources for Ritual (  New York: Crossroad, 1987), this prayer over the waters of the font is also found in the United Church of Canada’s  Celebrate God’s Presence: A Book of Services  (Etebicoke, Ont.: United Church Press, 2000) and the  Uniting Church in Australia’s Uniting in Worship 2  (Sydney: Uniting Church Press, 2005). (Photo of the text in  Celebrate God’s Presence , by Stephen Burns.)

Originally found in Mirian Therese Winter, WomanPrayer, WomanSong: Resources for Ritual (New York: Crossroad, 1987), this prayer over the waters of the font is also found in the United Church of Canada’s Celebrate God’s Presence: A Book of Services (Etebicoke, Ont.: United Church Press, 2000) and the Uniting Church in Australia’s Uniting in Worship 2 (Sydney: Uniting Church Press, 2005). (Photo of the text in Celebrate God’s Presence, by Stephen Burns.)