Together we hold a place where each can find voice as they long to reflect the Christ for our time.read more
God is all without being any thing, while being the all in every thing.read more
Leader: The presence of God is surely in this place.
People: The presence of God is everywhere.
For those who promote human rights in countries controlled by military dictatorships, risking their lives every day
All: Blessed are those who are persecuted for their struggle for justice: the kingdom of heaven is theirs
Leader: Today we celebrate the birth of Jesus, the Christ.
People: We celebrate the birth of Jesus, who showed us how to express God by letting the Christ within be our guide.
Leader: It is a night of anticipation, a night of waiting.
People: We wait, as Mary and Joseph waited for the birth of their son.
Leader: In this Advent season, we honor a time in history when people anticipated the birth of a child.
People: The child grew to be a man who gave hope to his people.
We recognise that life is a gift and a joy to be lived in all its richness
All: We give thanks with all our heartsread more
We worship and adore God,
source, essence, and aim of all things,
spirit that enlivens all beings.
“Ubi caritas et amor, Deus ibi est.” A Taize chant is incorporated into a opening invocationread more