Resources and reflections for worship planners and leaders
Jan 12, 2016
Benediction: Wedding at Cana
Here’s a closing benediction inspired by the events in John 2:1-11 (the wedding in Cana). It was written by Katie Cook.
(inspired by John 2: 1-11)
Go now from this place,
remembering that the God who calls us to mission
also calls us to feasting and dancing.
Let us remember that there are holy days
described in the Jewish texts,
in which there is to be no fasting,
but eating, drinking, and sharing of miracles.
May the one who turned water into wine
turn our tedium into festival,
and show us how to alternate
May God’s will be done here where we live;
may impossible things come to pass.
May we find strength in the journey
and joy in the struggle,
through the grace of God,
~ written by Katie Cook. From
Sacred Seasons, Pentecost/Ordinary Time 2000.
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