Today we light the candle of Peace
One: Our journey to the manger has begun.
All: We light the candle of hope and give thanks ____________.
(light the hope candle again and invite each person to say something for which they are thankful)
One: With hope and God’s steadfast love, comes peace
All: Peace that brings an end to fighting and hurt
One: So, today we light the candle of peace (light the second candle)
All: For we need peace in our world and in our lives
One: Good news! Jesus is the Prince of Peace
All: Our Advent journey continues