Here’s a call to worship suitable for worship on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (January 16, 2012). It was written by Ron Allen and Linda McKiernan-Allen.
Call to Worship
God creates people from every race, tribe,
tongue and ethnic community.
God calls us to live in community marked by love, peace,
justice, respect, and mutual support.
Yet we draw lines between peoples.
We raise barriers.
We treat one another with prejudice.
In every generation, God raises up prophets,
speaking forth God’s desire
for all people to live together in love.
Today we come together to give thanks to God
for Martin Luther King, Jr.
Today we live into the dream
of all people living together in beloved community.
— written by Ron Allen and Linda McKiernan-Allen. Posted on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Worship Resources, on the Disciples of Christ Council on Christian Unity website.
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