Protect me, O God

Call to Worship – 2nd Sunday after Easter

It was evening on that day, the first day of the week.
Protect me, O God, for in you I take refuge.

The doors of the house where the disciples had met were locked for fear.
Protect us, O God, for in you we take refuge.

Jesus came and stood among them.
Jesus said, “Peace be with you.”

I say to the LORD, “You are my Lord!”
I have no good apart from you.

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ!
By God’s great mercy we have a new birth into a living hope.

Through believing we may have life in Christ’s name.
Now our hearts are glad, and our souls rejoice.

Even if now we have to live through various trials, God is with us.
Protect us O God, for in you we take refuge.

You are welcome to use this Call to Worship and/or the image above for worship or in whatever ways they might be useful this week. It is drawn from the RCL readings: Psalm 16, 1 Peter 1:3-9, and John 20:19-31.

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