Opening Prayer

Place a bible, lighted candle, and cup of wine or catawba juice at the center of your group.

LEADER: Creator and giver of all life, you became one of us in Jesus to show us who we can be.

ALL: Help us live the faith we profess.

LEADER: Let us approach God’s throne of grace with confidence—to receive mercy and favor, to find help in time of need.

ALL: Help us live the faith we profess.