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Gifts in Open Hands
More Worship Ideas for the Global Community

Maren Tirabassi and Kathy Wonson Eddy

Gifts in Open Hands
More Worship Ideas for the Global Community</h1> Gifts in Open Hands More Worship Ideas for the Global Community was inspired by the bestselling Gifts of Many Cultures: Worship Resources for the Global Community, also by Maren Tirabassi and Kathy Wonson Eddy (1995, United Church Press). Gifts in Open Hands contains multicultural liturgies, prayers, affirmations, blessings, and poetry by people from the global community. Black-and-white images for reproduction in church bulletins is included, and a new feature is the arrangement of translations so that materials in other languages are available to English-speaking as well as bilingual worship planners. There are also additional graphics and musical resources.

ABOUT THE AUTHORS of Gifts in Open Hands More Worship Ideas for the Global Community

Maren Tirabassi
, a United Church of Christ local church pastor, is a bestselling author of The Pilgrim Press. She has written or edited twelve books, including: co-editor of Gifts of Many Cultures: Worship Resources for the Global Community (1995); Before the Amen: Creative Resources for Worship (2007); and Caring for Ourselves While Caring for Our Elders (2007).

Kathy Wonson Eddyis an ordained United Church of Christ minister and pastor of Bethany United Church of Christ in Randolph, Vermont. She is co-editor of Gifts of Many Cultures.

Paperback: 320 pages
Publisher: The Pilgrim Press
ISBN: 978-0-8298-1839-0
Product Dimensions: 7 by 10 inches

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