Jan 23, 2017

Prayer & Call to Worship: The Gathering One

Here’s a combination opening prayer and call to worship for the 4th Sunday after Epiphany, Year A…or for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity (January 18-25). It was posted on the Monthly Prayers page of the Christian Aid website.

Opening Prayer
and Call to Worship

“But we proclaim Christ crucified....”  1 Corinthians 1:23

O God, you are the gathering one 
who calls us into community 
with each other 
to love and work, 
to support and heal.

You are the gathering one 
who calls us into community 
with all people; 
to bring justice and hope, 
freedom and truth.

You are the gathering one 
who calls us into community 
with the whole creation; 
to live in harmony, 
to cherish and renew.

Let us worship the God 
who makes us one.

~ posted on the Monthly Prayers page of the Christian Aid website. http://www.christianaid.org.uk/