I look around this chapel today

 I look around this chapel today and I’m glad to see you.
 I can only guess how each of you is feeling today. 
 Some of you are happy to be here. 
 Some of you have had a rough week and almost didn’t come.
 Some of you have sorrow in your hearts.
 Others are celebrating a significant event. 
 Maybe you’re here because you are considering celebrating your marriage with us,
 Or maybe you just came out of curiosity.
 Whatever the reason, know that you are welcome.
 May something in our worship today meet your needs and connect you with God. 
 As I kindle this symbol of light – our Flaming Chalice – think for a moment about why you’ve come here today, and what it is you hope this hour of worship might bring.

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