Faithful God, you gave a single offering and perfected us for all time. In response to this abiding love, we give these offerings. Accept them, and sprinkle them across all of creation as an expression of your love. Amen.
Liberating God, we freely offer these gifts not to purchase or work for heaven, but in response to the free gift you give to everyone. Guide our hands and hearts to freely use these offerings to bring liberation from sin for all. Amen.
Based on John 8:31-36
Eternal God, who gifted us the words of eternal life, we boldly pray for one another. Let our lives, our gifts, and our prayers be nourishing bread full of your love and mercy for all sojourners. Amen.
Loving God, we know that in time, all things will be gathered into you. So we offer these gifts towards that purpose and ask you to receive and bless them. Amen.
Miraculous God, with words you control the cosmos. We ask you to speak over these offerings we present to you today and will them to multiply. Let us wisely use them to produce good fruit for all of creation. Amen.
Based on 1 Corinthians 8:8a
Lord, we know food will not bring us closer to you, and yet, without food, focusing on you is so very hard. Therefore, we devote these gifts today for both hungers – the hunger of the belly and the hunger of the soul. Bless all with the feeling of fullness. Amen.
Based on Leviticus 19; Matthew 22
Loving God, we give you what belongs to you: our hearts, souls, and minds. These tokens of our love we offer in hopes you will use them to share love with all people. Amen.