CELTIC EVENSONG SERVICE
(from the Iona Abbey Worship Book)
Wednesday, March 25, 2020 6:00 p.m.
Leader: Creator of the world, eternal God,
All: We have come from many places for a little while.
Leader: Redeemer of humanity, God-with-us,
All: We have come with all our differences, seeking common ground.
Leader: Spirit of unity, go-between God,
All: We have come on journeys of our own, to a place where journeys meet.
Leader: So here, in this shelter house, let us take time together. For when paths cross and pilgrims gather, there is much to share and celebrate.
All: In Your name, Three-in-One-God, Pattern of Community. Amen.
SONG Gather Us In Sing the Faith 2236
SIGN OF WELCOME
SCRIPTURE READING – Psalm 63
SILENCE - Words of Dietrich Bonhoeffer / Silence / Meditation
Leader: Christ, in Your mercy
All: Hear our prayer.
SONG The Servant Song Sing the Faith 2222
Leader: The blessing of the Trinity
All: the blessing of God
Leader: who is in this place and every place;
All: the blessing of Jesus
Leader: who is among us, often unrecognized;
All: the blessing of the Holy Spirit
Leader: encouraging us to welcome, and to feel at home;
All: be with us all.
Leader: As we greet each other, sharing this place and time, may our life in community reflect the dance of the Trinity; by which the world is blessed.