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Worship: Epiphany

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Liturgical Elements


REV. MARY HAWES has written an all-ages Christmas service called Follow The Star. It is also suitable as an Epiphany service.

Mary has very generously permitted all to use it free of charge. Please use proper attribution “Service written by Mary Hawes, 2023. Used by permission. All rights reserved.” 

Please also note that the blessing and intersessions are from COMMON WORSHIP

Download the service pdf here.

What if God isn't one of us

What if God isn’t one of us … and what if God is? (PDF download)
The saga of the Magi

Rodney Aist

Digital download: Resources for an Epiphany service, including a responsive reading, a prayer, and an extensive reflection. 6 pages.

Rodney Aist is the course director at St George’s College, Jerusalem. He’s an associate member of the Iona Community.

Illustrated Worship Resources: Epiphany of the Lord

Illustrated Worship Resources: Epiphany of the Lord: focused solely on Matthew 2 for Epiphany; includes: a children’s moment illustration, a leader's guide, a coloring page, and a children’s worship bulletin. Learn more here.

Circle of Grace: A Book of Blessings for the Seasons: Richardson, Jan:  9780977816279: Books“For Those Who Have Far to Travel: A Blessing for Epiphany” from Circle of Grace: A Book of Blessings for the Seasons by Jan Richardson (available on her website along with other Epiphany blessings)


This recorded worship service is appropriate for the 2nd Sunday after Christmas through the Epiphany Season.

The liturgy is led by colleagues and youth from around the state, with Michel Gribble (of Story & Stretch) leading liturgical movement. The service includes original poetry from Rev. Emily Meyer, music from Billy McLaughlin, and visuals from Melissa Weinhandl.

This service is free for all member congregations. Become a member here.

Request access here.


God on the Move: A Worship Series on Technology and Innovation

This series includes 3 original liturgies, title graphics, planning guide with hymn suggestions, promotional blurbs, and sermon starters.

Pairs well with God on the Move: Faith and Democracy, which includes 3 original liturgies, title graphics, planning guide with hymn suggestions, promotional blurbs, and sermon starters.



Cooking with Elsa offers New Year EpiphaniesPandemic Prayers for Epiphany and Pandemic Prayers for Baptism of Christ, including music videos, litanies, prayers and poems.

Liturgy that Matters - January 10, 2021 - Mark 1:4-11


Following the RCL, the artistic bundle includes devotionals, liturgical elements, sermon guides, slides to share, coloring projects and more.

Sermon Prep


Free for members (MN UCC, UMC & PC(USA) congregations), this ~15-minute reflection video is based on Psalm 148 - and is appropriate throughout the Season after Epiphany. Join all creation in praising God for new birth, the New Year, and the hope of the Light of the World. The video is suited to insert as a sermon, reflection time, or prayer in in-person or online worship. It will also work well as an opening or closing of a gathering.

The video is comprised of images from congregations across Minnesota and features music from Julia Bloom of Cabin of Love.

Register to receive the video link here.


Richard Bruxvoort Culligan graciously shared this tune with the MN Conference UCC - perfect for an Epiphany theme song!

You Are a Light on My Path (based on Psalm 119:105-112)

For Children

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