Focus: In the end, reconciliation is a spiritual process, which requires more than just a legal framework. It has to happen in the hearts and minds of people. Nelson Mandela
For all who now leave here comforted and emboldened to live by your Word of truth, We ask your blessing. May we go on our way to bless bread for the hungry in body and spirit; May we go on our way to bring Easter into the lives of the hopeless and hurting; May we go on our way to be your heart and hands in this unbelieving and forgetful world. AMEN.
Focus: “Education is a once in a lifetime opportunity to open children’s hearts and minds to the unbelievable wonder of the
universe.” Sir Anthony Sel-don
The Community Gathers: Experience God’s presence in the assembly. Please greet one another with joy and welcome new friends into our community of love.
Good and Bad I defined these terms
So clear, no doubt, somehow
Ah, but I was so much older then
I’m younger than that now.
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Focus: “Children are the hands by which we take hold of heaven.” — Henry Ward Beecher, Minister and social activist
Focus: “There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, than are dreamt of in your philosophy.” Hamlet
We are awed by the sacred wisdom of the unfolding universe. It surrounds us with beauty, growth, and revelation. It has brought us, artfully, to this moment in time. We have come to give thanks and praise.
Focus: If I had influence with the good fairy… I should ask that her gift to each child in the world be a sense of wonder so indestructible that it would last throughout life.
Let us be oen vessels that God’s spirit may enter. The Community Gathers: Experience God’s presence in the assembly.