Opening Prayer

Open a bible at the center of your group, and light a candle beside it.

SIDE 1: When I was a child, I talked like a child, thought like a child, and reasoned like a child. When I became an adult, I put childish ways aside.

SIDE 2: Now we see indistinctly, as in a mirror; then we shall see face to face.

SIDE 1: Now we know only in part; then we will know fully even as we have been known.

SIDE 2: There are in the end three things that last: faith, hope, and love.

ALL: The greatest of these is love.