Calls To Worship
Adapted from Genesis 32
In the morning when the sun rises we shall praise You, O Lord.
People: You have delivered us through every long night and given us safe passage across rivers of struggle.
Leader: The darkness is past; the light has come. Let us raise our song and prayer to you, O Lord, in joy.
Adapted from John 12, assorted scriptures
Leader: Jesus said to them, “If you walk in the darkness, you do not know where you are going.”
People: Arise, shine; for your light has come, and the glory of the Lord has risen upon you.
Leader: “The light is with you for a little longer. Walk while you have the light, so that the darkness may not overtake you.”
People: For darkness shall cover the earth, and thick darkness the peoples; but the Lord will arise upon us and His glory will appear over us.
Leader: “While you have the light, believe in the light, so that you may become children of light.”
People: Nations shall come to our light, and kings to the brightness of our dawn.
Leader: Jesus said, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness but will have the light of life.”
People: Then we shall see and be radiant. The sun shall no longer be our light by day, nor shall the moon give light to us by night; but the Lord will be our everlasting light, and our God will be our glory.