Prayer for Teachers

Go into the year, ready to learn and to serve.  Go into the year, ready to share knowledge and hope. Go into the year, prepared

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Child Dedication Blessing

Little girl, welcome to this house of worship and to the community of faith. Prayers have surrounded you these many months as we waited expectantly

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Blessing for Parents

We pray today for a blessing on parents; two parents in one home, two parents in two homes, single parents, extended family caregivers, foster parents,

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About Carol Penner

I am a Mennonite pastor currently teaching theology at Conrad Grebel University College in Waterloo, Ontario. I’ve served congregations in Ontario and most recently, Alberta.

I love to write and to lead worship! If you are finding my writing helpful, I would love to hear from you! Feel free to use or adapt the material here, it is all written by me. If printing material, please credit “Copyright Carol Penner” (and say whether you modified it). If publishing, please contact me for permission. Contact me at

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