REFRAIN We are a pilgrim people, We are the Church of God. A family of believers, Disciples of the Lord. United in one spirit, Ignited by the fire. Still burning through the ages, Still present in our lives.
VERSE I Come, Holy Ghost, Creator blest, And in our hearts take up thy rest; Come with thy grace and heavenly aid To fill the hearts which thou hast made. REFRAIN
VERSE II O Comforter, to thee we cry, Thou gift of God sent from on high. Thou font of life and fire of love, The soul’s anointing from above. REFRAIN
2. RESPONSORIAL PSALM REFRAIN: Lord send out your Spirit, And renew the face of the earth. Lord send out your Spirit, And renew the face of the earth
3.CHRIST BE OUR LIGHT
VERSE I Longing for light, we wait in darkness Longing for truth, we turn to You. Make us Your own, Your holy people Light for the world to see.
REFRAIN Christ, be our light! Shine in our hearts. Shine through the darkness. Christ, be our light! Shine in Your church gathered today.
VERSE II Longing for peace, our world is troubled Longing for hope, many despair. Your word alone has power to save us. Make us your living voice. REFRAIN
VERSE III Longing for food, many are hungry Longing for water, many still thirst. Make us Your bread, broken for others Shared until all are fed. REFRAIN
4. SONG FOR THE BODY OF CHRIST
REFRAIN We come to share our story. We come to break the bread. We come to know our rising from the dead.
VERSE I We come as your people. We come as your own. United with each other, love finds a home. REFRAIN
VERSE II We are called to heal the broken, to be hope for the poor. We are called to feed the hungry at our door. REFRAIN
VERSE III Bread of life and cup of promise, In this meal we all are one. In our dying and our rising, may your kingdom come. REFRAIN
VERSE IV You will lead and we shall follow. You will be the breath of life; living water, we are thirsting for your light. REFRAIN
VERSE V We will live and sing your praises. "Alleluia" is our song. May we live in love and peace our whole life long. REFRAIN
5. GO MAKE A DIFFERENCE
REFRAIN Go make a difference, we can make a difference Go make a difference in the world Go make a difference we can make a difference Go make a difference in the world
VERSE I We are the salt in the earth, called to let the people see The love of God in you and me We are the light of the world, not to be hidden, but be seen Go make a difference in the world REFRAIN
VERSE II We are the hands of Christ, reaching out to those in need The face of God for all to see We are the spirit of hope, we are the voice of peace Go make a difference in the world REFRAIN