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Opening Words: “We gather here to worship:

We gather here to worship:
to seek the truth, to grow in love, to join in service;
to celebrate life's beauty and find healing for its pain;
to honor our kinship with each other and with the earth;
to create a more compassionate world,
beginning with ourselves;
to wonder at the mystery that gave us birth;
to find courage for the journey's end;
and to listen for the wisdom that guides us
in the quietness of this moment.

Source:

1997 UUMA Worship Materials Collection

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Last updated on Monday, February 25, 2013.

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