Opening Prayer: Mark 9: 49-50

Here’s an opening prayer of invocation based on Mark 9:49-50.  It was written by Katherine Hawker.

Prayer of Invocation
(inspired by Mark 9: 49-50)

God of the salt
God of the fire
God of anger
God of laughter
God of parables and riddles
God of story and proclamation
God of comfort
God of affliction
God of the salt
God of the fire
come now
be now
here now.

~ written by Katherine Hawker for the Evangelical United Church of Christ, 1997.  Posted on Liturgy Outside.