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Invocations

An invocation is the opening prayer, inviting the congregation into the presence of God, and signaling the beginning of the worship service.  An invocation could remind the congregation why they are gathered, and should focus on God as the giver of life and the source of all comfort.



God our Refuge and Strength

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God our refuge and strength,
close at hand in our distress;
meet us in our sorrow and lift our eyes

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Prayer based on Psalm 46

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Let us pray.  Almighty God, our Heavenly Father, we come into this sanctuary of sorrow, realizing our utter dependence upon You.  We know that You love us, and are able to turn even the shadow of death into the light of morning.  Help us now to wait before You with reverent and submissive hearts.

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Prayer including portions of Romans 8:38

Father God Almighty; you who gave us birth; you are ever more ready to hear than we are to pray. You know our needs before we ask, and our ignorance in asking.

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