Bless our friends, Bless our food —

Bless Our Friends, Bless our Food
Tune: Edelweiss

This sung blessing has been hanging in the dining room of University Church, Chicago, since before 1968 when I moved there. The lyrics have been altered slightly to be inclusive (changes are in italics).


Bless our friends, bless our food,
Come, Great Love and sit with us.
May our talks glow with peace,
May your love surround us.
Friendship and love,
May they bloom and grow,
Bloom and grow, forever.
Bless our friends, bless our food.
Come, Great Love and sit with us.

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