A Liturgy For Retirement From Work And Redirection In Vocation

Source: The Complete Library of Christian Worship, Robert E. Webber, General Editor

The following liturgy may be used at the occasion of a retirement. It expresses thanksgiving for the blessings of work, petitions for God's continued direction, and promises of commitment to future service in God's kingdom. This service may be adapted for use in the local parish.

Introduction to the Service

Major transitions in the lives of individuals are marked in every culture; usually they are termed "rites of passage. " Both the individual and society need support during times of...


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