Skip to main content

Prayer for Orlando and victims of cruel and senseless violence

O God, our refuge and strength, our help in times of trouble,
Hear our cries of grief and loss.  
Lord, have mercy on those who have been killed, those wounded, and those who are fighting for their lives.
Give comfort to those who walk with those devastated by this shooting and those who mourn the loss of loved ones.
Give peace to those traumatized and filled with fear.  
Thank you for the courage and sacrifice of police, EMTs, ambulance, hospital staff, generous volunteers, and law enforcement who will continue to strive to keep us safe.  
Protect LGBT communities and  American Muslim communities from hatred and violence in the days ahead.
Grant us wisdom and discernment to be voices that speak out against homophobia and gun violence.  
Help government leaders and faith communities to find better ways to protect our citizens and to be voices of understanding and peace.
Help us to silence voices of arrogance and hatred and to bring down walls that divide us.
We are created in your image, for your purposes, O God.  
Inspire us to be ambassadors of your love and signs of your kingdom revealed in Jesus Christ, our Lord.  Amen.




Comments

Unknown said…
my life it's indispensable. Unblocked

alicetaylor said…
Thanks for sharing this valuable information to our vision. You have posted a trust worthy blog keep sharing.
monkey go happy| yahtzee with buddies| | mahjong | | defendyournuts 2| superfighters 2 |
Unknown said…
Really unbelievable, is not as easy as you can see, the posts difficulty and challenge waiting for you and that's the main difficulties that make us interesting.
Unblocked, Friv 2 Games
Let’s keep are safe place to play the very best free games for kids! Please click:

- juegos friv gratis
- Pokemon GO
- diep.io
to play for free!
Unknown said…
I would like more information about this. Thanks for sharing.
wings.io | super mechs 2 | run 2 game | supermechs | wingsio
Unknown said…
Not all are true. Everyone has their own way of thinking but I think they have to reconsider. I like to argue for the most accurate results.
http://fivenightsatfreddysplay.com
Unknown said…
This is really great informative blog. Keep sharing.


Jasa SEO, Pakar SEO, Master SEO & Pakar SEO Indonesia





Meagan said…
You have really shared a informative blog post
riswanalfarid said…
Tanaman Obat Jantung Bengkak Jantung bengkak atau kardiomegali merupakan suatu kondisi pembesaran ukuran jantung akibat gangguan tertentu yang menyebabkan jantung bekerja lebih berat dibandingkan normal.
herbalnews said…
I absolutely love public speaking. It used to scare me, but back in middle school I was in a poetry club. We read our work to the school at assemblies and events, so I got used to it after a while. Once I got over being afraid it was a lot of fun to do. Tanaman Obat Telinga Berdengung

Now I wish I had a chance to speak in public more often, actually.
zedoril7 said…
I am impressed by the quality of information on this website. There are a lot of good resources here. I am sure I will visit this blog again soon. Tanaman Obat Jantung Bengkak
friv unblocked said…
For every internet user, all the instruments of this world are of great importance. While the number of internet sites, game sites, news sites and much more have turned into really attractive places in this sense, the number of people using the internet for entertainment purposes is not small at all. Because of this, teenagers and children can enter play sites in their free time and be adventurous with the sweetest characters. These characters, which are very famous and so sympathetic, also take part in friv games. In the world there are sites that collect such games under one roof and offer the best quality options to the players, as well as
http://friv.party/ address that offers the best games with the variety of services and offers that they provide within these sites. All the game options in this adress are made up of serious and impressive games.
Players who enter the site with the friv unblocked option, which attracts all the attention, enjoy playing games. Especially when the most sympathetic characters are chosen and the adventure is a great pleasure, the situation also tastes different emotions from every direction. Excitement, happiness and adrenaline are also experienced. In addition, since there are no annoying advertisements on the pages where all these games are found, parents are aware that their children are having fun in a safe place.
The friv site, which is prominent with both different and enjoyable game types, gives you the opportunity to have a pleasant time. In addition to that, you can also see the scores that you collect while playing with each other. It can also be seen that similar games are featured on the pages where each game is played. In other words, the most beautiful and sweetest game types are presented to the players. Offering free gaming opportunities, Friv.com is striving to please all children and young people. Now you can have fun as you like.

Popular posts from this blog

Opportunities for Growth

Dear Friends,
    There are several learning opportunities coming up in week ahead that I wanted keep on your radar. - "Aslan on the Move" :  This Sunday (downstairs in Jerusalem Room)  at 9:30 AM we gather together for a presentation / discussion based on Christian themes found in the C.S. Lewis classic, "The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe."   This gathering will continue through November 24.  Anyone from high school students to senior citizens are welcome to attend.  Join us and be enriched in faith.  - "Lunch Bunch Bible Study" - We gather each Thursday at noontime in St. Andrew's Hall to look a little deeper at the assigned bible texts that will be proclaimed the upcoming Sunday.  We provide coffee and printed out texts.  You are free to bring Bibles and a bagged lunch if you wish.  People who rarely take part in Bible Study have become a part of this group and have found it very helpful in their walk of faith.
- On Line Resources - Again for…

An Easter Prayer

Holy and Living God, You continue to confound  our expectations and surprise us with your redeeming power in our lives.  Come among us, risen Lord.  Reveal yourself to us that we may know with confidence that nothing in all creation, not even death, can separate us from your love.  In Jesus' name.  Amen. A word of thanks to all of you who offered your hearts and hands and voices to a deeply moving Holy Week and a joy filled celebration of the Resurrection.  It was exciting to see an increase in attendance at special services throughout Lent and Holy Week this year, especially among those who are newer to our faith community. Many hearts were touched and lives were lifted up through the celebrations of this past week. We are truly blessed. Continue to pray for those who were unable to be with us on Sunday, the sick, the struggling, the hospitalized, the homebound, and the dying.  Pray for our brothers and sisters in Christ around the world, especially those who …

Lord's Prayer

Dear Friends,

This Sunday in worship our Gospel lesson is Luke 11:1-13.  In my message, I will be focusing chiefly on this rather strange parable of Jesus.  However, this is also the text where on e of Jesus' disciples says, "Lord, teach us to pray" and Jesus introduces what would become known as the Lord's Prayer.  While this will not be a primary focus on Sunday, I thought I would share with you below a reflection by Christian writer Brian McClaren bringing fresh meaning to a prayer that has become so familiar that, unfortunately, it can become rote and uttered with little meaning or reflection.  I hope that you will find this helpful for your own time in prayer.  And who knows?  It may even show up sometime in a worship service.
A Spoken Version of the Lord’s Prayer
This rendering of the Lord’s prayer uses unfamiliar words and phrasing to help us actually hear its message rather than lapsing into an auto-pilot recitation. You can use it in public worship by having …