Spirit of love and life,
Be with us in these moments, as we gather to do the business of the day.
May we remember to listen well, and speak clearly.
May we be present to one another, here in this time, as we are in our worship.
And gathering to do the business of the church, let us always remember its work:
To find the lost,
To mend what is broken,
To offer a word of healing where there is pain and trouble,
To speak into the world a word of hope and of peace,
A word of justice into a world so in need,
And always to speak an alleluia for life in its glory and grace,
An alleluia for life in its worry and trouble, alleluia for all.
Alleluia and Amen
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