Friends, anyone who says they have it all together is just not telling the truth. Let’s take this time to speak truth, to admit our failings, before God and each other. Let us pray.
(we pray together the prayer of confession in the bulletin)
Anyone who is in Christ is a new creation—the old way of living is gone, the new way has begun. Friends, believe and live this good news: in Jesus Christ, we are freed to live, love, and serve! Thanks be to God. Amen.
Submitted by the Rev. Teri Peterson, Ridgefield Crystal Lake Presbyterian Church, Crystal Lake IL.