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We Enter Your Church

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We enter your church, Lord, through welcoming doors.
We enter it, too, where you claim us as yours.
It's here at the font that you offer a sign:
You tell us, "My children, you're baptized! You're mine!"

O God, you have called us, inviting us in;
You've made us your household and freed us from sin.
From youngest to oldest, we find in this place
Your waters of welcome, your family, your grace.

We've heard here your welcome and also your call;
Your Spirit inspires us to share Christ with all.
The life we receive here is life we can share;
We'll carry your message of love everywhere.


Source: Songs of Grace: new hymns for God and neighbor #39

Author: Carolyn Winfrey Gillette

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First Line: We enter your church, Lord, through welcoming doors
Title: We Enter Your Church
Original Language: English
Author: Carolyn Winfrey Gillette (2003)
Meter: 11.11.11.11
Language: English
Publication Date: 2003
Copyright: Copyright © 2003 by Carolyn Winfrey Gillette. All rights reserved

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