Come all who are blessed

An invitation to worship and acts of justice in the world.


ONE: Come, all who are blessed with restless discomfort about easy answers, half-truths, and superficial relationships.

ALL: We come to seek boldly and love deeply.

ONE: Come, all who are blessed with holy anger at injustice, oppression, and the exploitation of people.

ALL: We come to seek justice, freedom, and peace among all people.

ONE: Come, all who are blessed with the gift of tears to shed with those who suffer from pain of rejection, starvation, or the loss of all they cherish.

ALL: We come to reach out our hands to comfort them and to transform their pain into joy.

ONE: Come, all who are blessed with audacity to believe that you really can make a difference in this world.

ALL : We come seeking God’s grace and inspiration to do what others claim cannot be done.

ONE: Come, all who seek to be a blessing in service to God and humanity.


Adapted from Franciscan Blessing

Contributed by Rev. Cedric A. Harmon

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