Holy God, this Christmas is almost over.
The presents are unwrapped.
The family has moved on.
The decorations are coming down.
We know that Christmas is not a time.
We know that Christmas is a way of living.
O God! In this time and place,
and in all of our lives…
open our eyes to your Spirit,
open our eyes to the needs of your creation.
Help us to be your Christmas people.
In the name of Christ, we ask these things –
First printed in “gathering: resources for worship planners” Advent/Christmas/Epiphany 2005-06