Worship Ideas

2021 Pentecost in Asian Voices: A beautiful worship service for Pentecost and personal reflection conducted by United Church ministers for Asian Heritage Month. Presented in Bunun, Korean, Cantonese, Japanese, Tagalog, and English, reflecting the Pentecost vision of a common story. Subtitles in English.
Gathering Lectionary for Pentecost 1, June 5-September 4, 2022 (179.29 KB): Includes suggested readings, hymns, worship sparks, children's time ideas, sermon starters, etc.

Minute for Mission

Our Generation: The Mission & Service Music Video!: United Church youth present a vision for the future of their church and their place in it with the song “Our Generation.”

Related Material

Acknowledging the Territory in Worship (170.12 KB): A brief guide to help congregations and bodies of the church incorporate an Acknowledgement of Territory into their gatherings.
Pentecost 2022 Moderator's Message: In his Pentecost video message, his last message as Moderator, the Right Rev. Dr. Richard Bott reminds us that The United Church of Canada is part of the 2000-year community of Christ’s disciples―a worldwide communion that is not bound by geography, space, or time. We are people who change the world—with deep spirituality, with bold discipleship, with daring justice.
Pentecost 2022 Moderator's Message: Transcript (24.88 KB): Transcript of Moderator Richard Bott's 2022 Pentecost video message.
Prayer for Times of Change: A New Way of Being Church (24.06 KB): A prayer and other worship ideas that might be used during times of being a church with new relationships, during other times of change, for the Day of Pentecost, or for Union Sunday.