Khalid Saeed gives invocation
at the Thanksgiving Eve Service
Woodland Ecumenical Ministries held at Community Thanksgiving Eve Service at the United Methodist Church, on November 24, 2010.
Khalid Saeed, National President of American Muslim Voice (AMP) gave invocation. Rev. Ardith Allread gave Benediction.
Rev. Wendy Watson read Thanksgiving Proclamation.
Woodland Ecumenical Ministries said that the Service was a celebration of our community and its diversity. “Although most of us are Christian, not all of us are. In the spirit of faithful people of many different faiths and in community with one another, we have tried to provide an opportunity to be thankful together.”
Here is text of Khalid Saeed’s invocation:
(Khalid Saeed gives invocation. Reverend Ardith Allread is seen at left.)
In the name of God , Almighty Creator , --- most merciful, most gracious.
Praise to You, who is hidden and yet manifest
Praise to Your glory, might, power and dominion, …. to whom
belong all majesty and greatness, who is the source of all things.
Praise to You, King of kings, ruler of all creation, who controls all
things and has power over all things.
You who was from the beginning and are without end, for ever
and for ever , who is eternal above all, ,,,, beyond all.
Our Lord! Punish us not if we forget or fall into error,
our Lord! Put not on us a burden greater than we have strength to
bear. Pardon us and grant us Forgiveness.
Have mercy on us. You are our Patron, Supporter and Protector.
God! Ruler over angels and mankind……… we praise and give
thanks to thee for thy bountiful providence, and we give thanks
for divine care & direction. “Ameen”