The Church United

For centuries and millennia the church divided. In fragments, polarized, incensed and with bees in their bonnets, Christian denounced Christian, sending one another to hell,

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Grace Raining

Jesus help us live in peace, even as we go to pieces. The body of the redeemed pulled apart by faithfulness, yanked by righteousness, clawed

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The Whole Score

God breathes and the world answers in a symphony of faithfulness. Songs of services in chapels, halls and tabernacles, arias of councils and conferences and

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God of Gardens

God of gardens, you are the great Cultivator, growing faith for the ages. You aren’t picky about the size of the harvest. You rejoice in

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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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