Apr 4, 2012

Contemporary Call to Worship: Easter 2

Here’s a contemporary call to worship inspired by John 20:29.  It comes from The Abingdon Worship Annual 2009.

Contemporary Gathering Words
(based on John 20: 29)

We are people of the twenty-first century,
far removed from the upper room.
“Blessed are those who have not seen
and yet have come to believe.”
We have put away the festive trumpets,
the fancy clothes, the chocolate bunnies of Easter Sunday.
Must the message of Easter be put away for another year?
“Blessed are those who have not seen
and yet have come to believe.”
We still seek the One who offers victory over death,
whose love conquers evil.
“Blessed are those who have not seen
and yet have come to believe.”
We gather to worship the risen Christ,
who offers us new life.
“Blessed are those who have not seen
and yet have come to believe.”

Adapted from The Abingdon Worship Annual 2009, © 2008 Abingdon Press.  Posted on the Worship Elements page of the Ministry Matters website.