Easter 4: Benediction

Here’s a benediction for the fourth Sunday of Easter.  It was written by Rev. Susan Blain, and posted on the Worship Ways website.

May our Loving Shepherd
send us forth into the world
fed, protected, and strengthened
to set tables of justice and joy:
in Jesus’ name. Amen

— from Good Shepherd Sunday: Service Prayers for the Fourth Sunday of Easter, written by the Rev. Susan A. Blain.  Posted on the United Church of Christ’s Worship Ways archive.  Visit that site for other good lectionary-based resources.