Pride Sunday

June 7, 2020

The United Church will be celebrating an official Pride Sunday for the first time in 2019. We encourage you to mark this day and celebrate the lives and ministry of LGBTQIA+ and Two Spirit people.

Worship Ideas
File In Your Expanding Love
A Pride Celebration Sunday service
File Prayer of Great Thanksgiving, for Gay Pride Week
A Prayer of Great Thanksgiving to incorporate into a communion liturgy
File Pride: A Pride Litany
This litany goes through the colours of the rainbow
File Stories from the Heart | Pride Sunday
This Pride worship service was created by Linda Hutchinson for use on June 10, 2018 at Sydenham Street United Church, Kingston, Ont.
Prayers
File A Pride Affirmation
An affirming prayer by Rev. Don Uhryniw.
File PRIDE Prayer
A prayer for Pride month.
Music
PDF icon A Rainbow Is Dancing
A unison worship song with piano accompaniment for use on Pride Sunday written by Mary-Ellen Kish and Gwen Chapman.
PDF icon Find a Home Here
A unison worship song with piano accompaniment written by Mary-Ellen Kish.
PDF icon Sing Out
A worship song (unison or SATB) with piano accompaniment written by Mary-Ellen Kish.
File We Are a Rainbow
A hymn by David Kai
PDF icon With Open Hearts
A unison worship song with piano accompaniment for use on Pride Sunday written by Mary-Ellen Kish.
Minute for Mission
Our gifts for Mission & Service support the work of Iridesce: The Living Apology Project
Related Material
File Worship and Reflection Resources | Affirm United
Liturgies, reflections/sermons, songs, and other resources.
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