Open a bible and light a candle beside it. Share with one another an experience that has challenged your sense of security. Then pray the gathering prayer together.
LEADER: Hold on to the certain knowledge that our Redeemer lives and that through Christ we, too, shall live.
ALL: We believe in the promise of Christ’s abiding love.
LEADER: May we find true liberation through Christ’s continuing presence in our world.
ALL: We believe in the promise of Christ’s abiding love. Amen.