Religion: Rejoice in Hope

We give thanks for all that we have accomplished together and learned in our fellowship; for prejudices overcome, misunderstandings removed, sympathies enlarged, insight deepened, and for all advance that has been made toward a common mind.

We thank thee, O God.

We acknowledge that our understanding of the truth as it is in Jesus Christ, the Hope of the World, has been limited by our pride, willfulness and narrowness of mind, and that our witness to the world is weakened by our divisions.

Lord have mercy upon us.

So prayed the new honorary president of...

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