Peace With Justice Liturgy
Liturgy for Peace With Justice worship May 26, 2021 12pm EST
“WE ARE FAMILY”
Peace with Justice Liturgy by Resource UMC
WELCOME AND INVOCATION
Rev. Laura Kigweba James
Abba, God! Thank you for liberating us from fear. Thank you for covering us with parental love. Thank you for giving us a spirit of courage to witness to your love that crosses every boundary. Reveal to us your image in the face of each person That we encounter. Move us to extend your peace with justice to our siblings throughout your world. Open our hearts with generosity to glorify you with our gifts. In the name of Jesus, our sibling, we pray. Amen.
“Arise” by Restoration Village Arts (Licensed under CC BY-NC 3.0)
CALL TO WORSHIP
Leader: Paul writes that “all who are led by the Spirit of God are children of God.” People: We are children of God and celebrate peace with justice. Leader: God did not give you a spirit of fear but of adoption. People: We are children of God and celebrate liberation. Leader: We are heirs of God and joint heirs with Christ. People: We are children of God and celebrate our global family.
RECEIVING GOD’S WORD
Isaiah 2:2-4 Rev. Peace Kim
Romans 8:12-17 Rev. Dr. Katy Hinman
Rev. Alejandro Alfaro-Santiz
RESPONDING TO GOD’S WORD
Dr. Jessica M. Smith
Rev. Laura Kigweba James And now, Go into the world, Led by the Spirit, Glimpse the image of God revealed in each person and Offer our siblings the peace of Christ Reflecting his love and justice. Amen.