Words of Humble Confession
We confess we sin
individually against others,
we confess we repeat our
even though we know better.
We allow our actions to make it harder
for others to reach you.
Release us from our flawed ideas and
the desires that trip us up
causing our fall into sin.
Move us closer to you and away from that which tempts us.
We confess we are also a part
of the world’s systems of sin.
We are all twisted up in that which we
We claim our success is of our own
doing and anyone can do as we,
even as our kindred struggle in
poverty or other injustices that
we never face.
Release us from our ignorance and
arrogance so that we can live in
your beloved community.
In the name of those with whom we
are connected yet don’t know. Amen. TG
Words of Hope & Assurance Matthew 28:6-7a CEB: He isn’t here, because he’s been raised from the dead, just as he said. Come, see the place where they laid him. Now hurry, go and tell his disciples, ‘He’s been raised from the dead.