Loving God, as Now We Gather   1 comment

Above:  Holy Eucharist at the Ordination of Ben Wells to the Sacred Order of Priests, St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church, Atlanta, Georgia, August 27, 2011

Image Source = Bill Monk, Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta


Words (1977) by Fred Pratt Green (1903-2000), British Methodist minister

Hymn Source = Chalice Hymnal (1995), of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)


1.  Loving God, as now we gather,

of that love unworthy still,

give us courage to surrender

rebel heart and stubborn will,

and in us, in faith maturing,

all your promises fulfill.

2.  Holy Lord, as here

you give us bread and wine, as means of grace,

grant to all who call you Savior,

now to meet you face to face,

and to own, in silent wonder,

Lord, how holy is this place.

Posted November 19, 2011 by neatnik2009 in Chalice Hymnal (1995), Eucharist 1900s

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