We Are One
This popular opening hymn is found at #402 in Voices United, a hymnbook published by the United Church of Canada.
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Words: Doreen Lankshear-Smith Music: Jeeva Sam Arrangement: David Kai Tune: We Are One
We are one as we come, as we come, joyful to be here,
in the praise on our lips there's a sense that God is near.
We are one as we sing, as we seek, we are found;
and we come needful of God's grace as we meet, together in this place.
We are one as we share, as we share brokenness and fear,
in the touch of a hand there's a sense that God is here.
We are one as we care, as we heal, we are healed;
and we share warmth in God's embrace as we pray together in this place.
We are one as we feast, as we feast, peace becomes the sign;
in the bread and the wine there's a sense of love divine.
We are one as we come, as we feed, we are fed;
and we feel God's refreshing grace as we meet at table in this place.
We are one as we hear, as we hear, heart and hand unite;
in the word we receive there's a sense that God is light.
are one as we leave, as we love, we are loved;
and we seek justice in God's ways as we move together from this place.