Presbytery of Western North Carolina

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Commissioning Litany

Leader: There are different kinds of gifts, but the same Spirit.

People: There are different kinds of service, but the same Lord.

Leader: There are different kinds of working, but the same God works in all of them in all people.

People: Now to each one the manifestation of the Spirit is given for the common good.

Leader: Today we commission ( names of team members ) to use their special gifts in mission in ( destination ).

People: May God's Spirit work in you, ( Names of team members ) for the common good.

Leader: Today we also commit to you, God, the Church in ( destination ) and those who are preparing for the coming of the mission team.

People: May God's Spirit work in all of them for the common good.

Leader: God has called us all, those who live in ( destination ), those who go as the mission team, and those of us who offer prayer and financial support, each one of us, as partners in service.

ALL: That all may come to know the abundance of life God has offered through Jesus Christ.