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Worship: Native American Sunday/Month & Thanksgiving

resources from judicatories, including re-opening guidelines and online worship videos; online hospitality & participation; engaging children, youth, and intergenerational; lectionary & preaching; liturgy, music & liturgical arts; tech & copyright helps;

Music

Hymns by Carolyn Winfrey Gillette in book form or online. Featuring contemporary lyrics set to traditional hymns, they are truly intergenerational. Hymns include: laments for pandemic grief, quarantine, natural disasters, and racial tension, calls for justice and immigration reform, and Fall Ministry Celebrations including every Sunday (based on the RCL) and Election Day.

Liturgical Elements

Joy Harjo

Joy Harjo's beautiful poem, Remember, would be a fitting liturgical element.

Inspiration

Painting of the "first thanksgiving" with pilgrims and indigenous people sharing food.

Thanksgiving Day: An Alternative View

by The Reverend Dr. Bradley S. Hauff, Indigenous Missioner for the Episcopal Church

In Our Library

Creative Ideas for Using Scripture in Worship