What brought you to peace today

God's word is like a light in the night

“God's word is like light in the night, it has brought hope and a future; there is consolation, there is support in distress, distress and fears, it is like a star in the dark. "

 

1. Spokesperson:
In the Christmas days it is easy for us to sing confidently in community. Today we are going into the first week of work under the blessing of God and the festival of Epiphany on January 6th lights up to meet us. In many Orthodox churches, this festival is the goal of all preparations in the hope that God's splendor will illuminate the world.

Liturgist:
God, we ask you, let us experience together in the festive days and in everyday life what we sing / pray:
God's word is like light in the night, it has brought hope and a future; there is consolation, there is support in distress, distress and fears, it is like a star in the dark.

2nd spokesperson:
55 years ago today, diplomatic relations between the United States and Cuba were broken off. The embassies have been open again since September last year. Official talks and negotiations set the tone.

Liturgist:
God, we ask you, let our Cuban siblings feel that you are able to lead us humans on new paths into the future:
God's word is like light in the night, it has brought hope and a future; there is consolation, there is support in distress, distress and fears, it is like a star in the dark.

3rd spokesperson:
Myanmar will celebrate its 1948 National Independence Day tomorrow. After the first free elections in November last year, we are eagerly awaiting how the question of the country's presidency will be resolved.

Liturgist:
God, we ask you, let our brothers and sisters also be wise to follow your signs that promise justice and peace. Let them experience what we sing / pray:
God's word is like light in the night, it has brought hope and a future; there is consolation, there is support in distress, distress and fears, is like a star in the dark.