a mhgs liturgy.

this is a liturgy that my friend Eric wrote and led our community in during chapel this week. it was really meaningful for me and i wanted to pass it on!

Leader : In the midst of difficult questions about yourselves and your families, about God and the world,
All : Christ is with us.
Leader : As you unravel and explore hermeneutical lenses, theological frameworks, and psychological pathologies.
All : Christ is with us.
Leader : Where you are desperately trying to finish one more paper, one more article, one more practicum, one more chapel.
All : Christ is with us.
Leader : Where you are offering yourself – your gifts and your energy – in your internship,
All : Christ is with us.
Leader : Where you are working on behalf of this community: teaching, guiding, leading and loving,
All : Christ is with us.
Leader : Where you are struggling to finish planning, organizing, and executing your job for the experience MHGS weekend,
All : Christ is with us
Leader : Where you are putting together final thoughts and ideas for your integrative project,
All : Christ is with us.
Leader : In the lengthened darkness, in the cold, in the rain,
All : Christ is with us.
Leader : Where you are seeking vocational discernment, asking “Why am I here? Where am I going?”
All : Christ is with us.
Leader : Where you are hurting, longing, wandering, weeping,
All : Christ is with us.
Leader Where you know joy overflowing in your relationships
All : Christ is with us.
Leader : Where you know the delightful rest and play of Sabbath
All : Christ is with us.
Leader : In your fruitful labor and your abundant harvest
All : Christ is with us.
Leader : Where you are undergoing the transformation of your heart and mind in the image of the abiding God,
All : Christ is with us.

Leader : Christ be with us,
All : as we gather here
Leader : Christ be with us,
All : as we share at this table
Leader : Christ be with us,
All : as we leave this room today.