the sum of our parts

it is about who we are
together – who we are
not whether I manage to stand or kneel
not whether I sing or remain in silence –
we are more than the sum of our parts

a mystery is shared –
in us GOD made known
in us – our community
eat with me! drink with me! –
we are more than the sum of our parts

each time our lives touch
we are the gathered ‘church’
God’s people – Christ made known to many
He is the reason we worship –
we are more than the sum of our parts

church is not behind closed doors
composed of stone and clay
neither is it only a “Sunday special”
though we choose to meet this day
it is about identity, not detached entity

we are more than the sum of our parts

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2 thoughts on “the sum of our parts

  1. You have expressed so well what is on my heart many times – we are more than what others eyes may see. God bless you I loved this line “church is not behind closed doors
    composed of stone and clay” we are that body who are the church . Be encouraged Lucy God bless you ,

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