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Opening Words: “We gather on this Sabbath morn

We gather on this Sabbath morn to worship in spirit and truth; to raise a joyful noise to the Eternal Mystery; to reconfirm our covenant to seek wisdom in love; to strengthen our commitment to the common good.

We come from many paths to explore that which is hidden; to consider the ways of our hearts; to confess how we have stumbled; to heal what is broken.

We assemble in the effort to quicken our compassion and mercy; to deepen our understanding; to renew our courage; to remember who we are.

Thus do we celebrate the grace and gift of life and practice our faith, to the greater glory of the Spirit.

Source:

1997 UUMA Worship Materials Collection; altered

Copyright: The author has given Unitarian Universalist Association member congregations permission to reprint this piece for use in public worship. Any reprints must acknowledge the name of the author.

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Last updated on Monday, February 25, 2013.

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