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It’s the Sabbath once again!  Take time to relax and take in the wonder of God’s creation.

Holy God, you so loved the world that you gave of yourself, sending your Son Jesus to live, teach, suffer and die as a human being.  You willingly took on all the hardships and sins of the world to show the depth and breadth of your love for ALL of humanity – ALL of creation.  But the story doesn’t end there – you were raised from the dead and you bestow new life and all we need to live new life on your precious children.  Help us to live into your love and share it with all people, all plants and all animals.  In Christ’s name we pray, AMEN.

Close with the Lord’s Prayer and/or the Doxology:

Praise God from whom all blessings flow.
Praise God you creatures here below.
Praise God above, you heavenly hosts.
Praise Father, Son and Holy Ghost.