All together in one place.
“Like real church.”
If it weren’t Lent, we would shout Alleluia! We do, anyway.
1When the Lord restored the fortunes of Zion,Psalm 126
we were like those who dream.
2Then our mouth was filled with laughter,
and our tongue with shouts of joy;
then it was said among the nations,
“The Lord has done great things for them.”
3The Lord has done great things for us,
and we rejoiced.
4Restore our fortunes, O Lord,
like the watercourses in the Negeb.
5May those who sow in tears
reap with shouts of joy.
6Those who go out weeping,
bearing the seed for sowing,
shall come home with shouts of joy,
carrying their sheaves.
Image: “Kirchgang in Lundenberg,” Franz Rumpler, public domain, via Wikimedia Commons