Servants of Peace
Lord, make us servants of your peace:
All Saints Episcopal Church,
Where there is hate, may we sow love;
Where there is hurt, may we forgive;
Where there is strife, may we make one.
Where all is doubt, may we sow faith;
Where all is gloom, may we sow hope;
Where all is night, may we sow light;
Where all is tears, may we sow joy.
Jesus, our Lord, may we not seek to be consoled, but to console, nor look to understanding hearts, but look for hearts to understand.
May we not look for love's return, but seek to love unselfishly.
For in our giving we receive, and in forgiving are
Dying, we live, and are reborn through death's dark night to endless day.
Lord, make us servants of your peace, to wake at last in heaven's light.