God of mystery and love, like Jesus’ first followers just two weeks out from the startling events of Holy Week, we struggle to make sense of all
These are various prayers offered during public worship services, mostly as "prayers of the people."
Holy God, as Jesus lay in the tomb, we were reminded that the world has fallen into darkness: people marginalized and oppressed because of who you
Back in the fall I enjoyed incorporating an examen prayer meditation into several worship services and youth gatherings. The meditation I used was
Gracious God, in this moment our hearts and minds are full— filled with the inspiration and hope we come here to feel; filled with happiness and
Gracious God of love, we are grateful that you have revealed yourself to us, each of us loved by you as children, each of us precious in your
Come, Holy Spirit! Come, Holy Spirit, and fill us with your love. Open our eyes to see the presence of God all around us, in the stillness of