Step One

On the journey with Jesus there is always the first step; the first prayer, the first self-less act, the first encounter with scripture, the first

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Journey Call to Worship

God of the open road,God of the twisting path,God of the narrow and upward way,your people are gathered for worship!In this hour, give us provision

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The Quietest of Hopes

Every journey ends,and this prayer is for our friendswho know their lives are waning.Friend of the dark garden,you know the regrets,the reluctance, the gloomy fearsthat

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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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