A PRAYER OF LAMENT:
PSALM 44: 23-26 (CEB)
Leader: Wake Up! Why are you sleeping, Lord?
People: Get Up! Don’t reject us forever!
L: Why are you hiding your face, forgetting our suffering and oppression?
P: Look: we’re going down to the dust; our stomachs are flat on the ground!
All: Stand up! Help us! Save us for the sake of your faithful love.
OUR PRAYERS OF LAMENT (silent and spoken)
A PRAYER HYMN FOR “HEALING” AND “LOVE IN ACTION”
Hymn 428: For the Healing of the Nations” (tune: Beach Spring)
A WORD OF HOPE
Meditation: “Tree of Life Neighbors”
A HYMN OF HOPE AND NEIGHBORS
Hymn 432: Jesu, Jesu
A HEBREW MISHEBERACH PRAYER FOR DIVINE GOODNESS AND HEALING
May the Source of strength,
Who blessed the ones before us
Help us find the courage
To make our lives a blessing
And let us say: Amen. Bless those in need of healing
With r’fuah sh’leima
The renewal of body,
The renewal of spirit,
And let us say: Amen.SHALOM…GO IN PEACE TO LOVE YOUR NEIGHBORS!
UMH 667 Shalom