Advent Prayer for Doubters

These are the things that I say out loud. There is beauty in this season of celebration: children waiting for presents, hospitality being prepared, music

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Down Day Prayer

On the other side of the mountaintop experience on the day I lose my footing on the quick way down when nothing I grasp at

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Doubtful Prayer: Don’t Go

Blank disbelief was my reaction the day faith disappeared into the black hole. My life’s experience of God, a rich storehouse of meaning– suddenly and

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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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