Special -- Immigrant Rights Sunday
Walk with Us
Prayer for Immigrant
are always making something new in us.
weave together the textures and colors
of all cultures, and races.
move in us,
calling us to leave everything
our homes, families, identities and
wall is too high or too wide to keep us from your table.
laws are so strong as to lock us away from your love.
visa is needed to enter your Kindom*.
with us as we find our way to freedom.
with us as we confront the barriers that keep us from your good.
new life in us as we live into a new creation,
in which we join you at your most
where everyone is welcome. Amen
“Kindom of God” is a term growing in usage as an alternative to “Kingdom of
God”--it describes a vision of community where God is all in all, and human
hierarchies give way to relationships of justice.
about Immigration Rights Sunday, along with other prayers
and testimonies may be found at
Walk with Us: A Prayer
for Immigration Rights Sunday, was written by the Reverend Delle McCormick,
Executive Director of Border Links,
an experiential education program which focuses on issues of immigration,
community formation, sustainable development and social justice in the
borderlands between Mexico,
2010 Local Church Ministries, Congregational Vitality and Discipleship Ministry
Team, United Church
of Christ, 700 Prospect Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44115-1100. Permission granted to reproduce or adapt this
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