Worship Station Words for Maundy Thursday Alternative/Emergent Service

by Taylor Burton-Edwards

Here are some word-cards you can place at each of the stations for Maundy Thursday. These are simple word-lines that people may use to focus their response at each station.
 

Sand
offscouring of winds and waves
scuff and polish
flowing, shifting
heat hardened and clarified
to glass
sign of long absence
home for holiness
refuge for what lies beneath
unsuitable foundation
aridity defining life
sibilant silence
gift

 

Fire
fluid flicker
warmth and danger
light in darkness
painful cleanser
passion sparked to movement
destroyer, renewer
light one!
land, life clearer
gift

 

Water
source
tsunami
flood
solvent
suspension
thirst slaked
wet
painless cleanser
drown
river
well
birth
mercy poured and flowing
gift

 

Oil
balm
Spirit-conveyer
flavor and fragrance
enricher of texture
sheen and shine
protecter
motion enhancer
gift

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