Come, Holy Spirit, Counselor and Defender,
Come as wind to clear our thick clouds of ignorance and unbelief that the eyes of our hearts may see without confusion your glory and your will for our lives.
Come as fire; make us shine with eagerness and joy as we obey your command to make disciples of all nations.
Come with eloquence for our tongues that we may be articulate witnesses to those before whom you would have us testify concerning the grace and glory of God Almighty.
Come with power, energizing our hearts with holy boldness so that we dare to display your love before anyone and everyone.
Come with your holy gifts of ministry so that as one body we can speak and interpret, discern and teach, heal and bless in the spirit of Jesus Christ our Lord.
Come with blessing, so filling our souls with abundance that we delight to share our resources as freely and generously as did our ancestors in faith so long ago.
Come, renew us, transform us, train us and send us so that we can become vessels of your life-giving love, for Jesus’ sake.