Hymns and Scripture on Justice, Peace, and Love

Today's service consisted of the singing of hymns and the reading of scripture on justice, peace, and love.  There was no sermon.  The titles of hymns and of the scripture readings are listed below.

Scripture: 

Song:  "For Everyone Born" ... a place at the table...

Isaiah 58: 6-8a True fasting:  justice and generosity

Song: "Wounded world that cries for healing"

Psalm 51: 1-4  A prayer for Forgiveness (Followed by Prayer of Confession)

Song: "Here Am I"

Matthew 25: 34-40 I was hungry and you fed me...

Song: "Together we Serve"

Witness with the children

Song:  "Peace for the Children "

Amos 5: 23-24 Let justice flow like a stream...

Song: "Come, Let Us Dream"

Lighting of the Peace Candle

Song: "Let Our Earth be Peaceful"

Luke 1: 46-55 The Magnificat

Song: "Canticle of the Turning"  ("My soul cries out with a joyful shout that the God of my heart is great..."

Romans 12: 9-21 - Behave with love

Song: "Make Me a Channel of Your Peace" (the Prayer of St. Francis)

Sharing of joys and concerns

Song: "O Breath of Life"

Offertory and Doxology

Galatians 3: 26-28 - All are one in Jesus Christ

Song:  "Draw the Circle Wide"

Micah 6: 6-8  What the Lord requires of you

Song: "We are Called"