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Liturgy and poetry for Remembrance 2018

LITURGY RESOURCES

Never Again: a liturgy resource produced by the Anglican Pacifist Fellowship that included litanies, scripture sources and songs.

  • Way of the Cross based on reflections of First World War Conscientious Objectors.  Compiled by Valerie Flessati with prayers from Fr Derek Reeve.(March 2016)
  • Readings, poems, prayers for Remembrance produced by the Baptist Peace Fellowship
  • Songs (words/music) 14 peace and anti-war songs for choirs to use freely. Listen to  here    Produced by the Movement for the Abolition of War

 

POETRY

Lest we forget, poem written by Sue Gilmurray

Remember the war, nineteen fourteen to eighteen?
A hundred years later we think of it yet,
and posters remind us, with soldiers in silhouette,
jogging our memory “Lest we forget”.

So
let’s not forget it was not unavoidable,
no freak of nature, no act of God’s will:..continued

Lions and Donkeys, by Rev Rob Esdaile

And after all the carnage,
after all the millions of dead
and the billions of bullets
had been expended,
do you know the greatest moral failing of them
all?…continued

 

 

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