Piper: selected songs
Hymn: O Valiant Hearts by J. S. Arkwright (text) and Rev. C.
Public Domain. Norman Abbott,
GATHERING AS GOD'S PEOPLE:
--Acknowledgement of the
We acknowledge that our sacred space is found in the indigenous
territories of the Attawandaron, Anishnaabe, Haudenosaunee, Leni-Lunaape
and Wendat peoples(commonly known as the Chippewa nation, Oneida,
Delaware, Neutral and Huron peoples). With thankfulness and respect for their
stewardship of creation; we seek to live into right relations with all.
--Sharing the Light of Christ
--Gathering words: Prayer of Remembrance
With all the everyday saints who have shown God's
love, we celebrate today. With all the everyday saints who have followed
the cross of Jesus, we celebrate today. With all the everyday saints who
have suffered for truth, we celebrate today. With all the everyday
saints who have reflected the glory of God, we celebrate today.
come, let us celebrate with the saints of every age, and shout our
hallelujahs to the world.
--Opening prayer and the Lord's prayer
WE HEAR GOD'S WORD:
Secular reading: In Flanders Field by J. McCrae
SCRIPTURE: Gospel of John 15:9-17