Joseph, giving out of love — UK

Arising from the story of Joseph from Genesis 37 — Pentecost 10 Year A, and Genesis 42 — Pentecost 11 Year A

Invitation

Jacob gave Joseph a special coat because he loved him. Joseph gave his brothers food because he loved them. We give gifts to our church/es because we love it/them and because we love God. Our gifts will be collected now.

Dedication

God, because we love you, we offer our gifts to be used to serve you in our churches, our city/town/community, and our world.