Benediction: Blessed are the Peacemakers

Here’s a closing benediction from the Children’s Defense Fund website.

(inspired by Matthew 5:9)

Jesus taught us, “Blessed are the peacemakers.”
May God grant you the vision, strength, and courage
to proclaim God’s message of peace
whether welcome or unwelcome,
for the sake of God’s beloved children.

May almighty God bless you,
the Father, and the Son, and the Holy Spirit. Amen.

~ from Christian Worship Resources for the Children’s Sabbath, on the Children’s Defense Fund website.