Word About Life for Today ~ Ken Heintzelman
Spirit of Life and Love, as we anticipate the taking of this
bread and cup, we give thanks for all the influences in
our lives that have helped us see beyond the present
and have called us to live in hope and trust whatever
losses and endings we have experienced. We give
thanks for the Spirit of New Life active in our lives and
active in the world as it was in the life of Jesus of
One: Our time of celebration in this place is now coming to an end. For it is merely a resting place, a place of transit, where we, together with God, can pause before taking to the road again.
All: May we fall in love with life. Let us wrestle with the chaos and the pain within us and within the world.
One: Join the celebration of life, dance with the angels and the clowns. Embrace the God who is continually making all things new as a partner for bringing peace and justice in the world. These are the times!
All: We are the people!
One: All of Creation is blessed!
All: May we love all and serve all!
One: God be with you.
All: And also with you.
Sending Forth - "It's the Work of Many Hands"