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We Pledge To One Another

Tune: Thaxted

We pledge to one another,
before the Lord above,
entire and whole and perfect,
this union of our love —
a love that will be patient,
a love that will be wise,
that will not twist with envy,
nor lose itself in lies;
a love that will not falter,
a love to hold us fast,
and bind us to each other
as long as life shall last.

We pray that God will guide us
through all the years to be,
our lives be shaped by courage,
hope and serenity.
Through joy and celebration,
through loneliness and pain,
may loyalty, compassion
and tenderness remain,
that those who share the blessing
of love that cannot cease
may walk the paths of gentleness
into the place of peace.

Jill Jenkins (born 1937)
© Jill Jenkins, c/o Palmers Green United Reformed Church, Fox Lane, London N13 4AL. For queries, email: jilljx@supanet.com
As the words to this song are in copyright they may only be reproduced in your Order of Service by permission of the copyright holder. No charge will be made.

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