Leader: Welcome to World Communion Sunday!
All: Imagine! The whole world sitting at the same table!
Leader: Gathered together to remember our Lord…
All: in the eating of the bread and the drinking of the juice.
Leader: All colors, cultures, languages, and customs melded
into the Body of Christ.
All: All nations at peace at Christ’s table. Glory be to God!
Leader: In a world where hate seeps into every corner,
All: God’s love will always fill the room.
Leader: When our prejudices deny people their dignity,
All: God’s love will always lift them up.
Leader: When we ignore our neighbor’s needs,
All: God’s love will always care for them.
Leader: On this World Communion Sunday,
All: may God’s love give us the courage to
meet hate with love, erase our prejudices,
and care for our neighbors. Amen.
Leader: In this holy place all hatreds, bitternesses, and strife
can be set aside.
All: All prejudices and favoritism are forgotten.
Leader: We become one community, one nation, and one
world under God’s loving care.
All: We can love each other as brothers and sisters
Leader: In this bread and juice we can find commonality
as the Spirit connects us, one to another.
All: Hand in hand we celebrate God’s vision of
peace throughout God’s creation.