Thought for the week…
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The storm shall pass, meanwhile, dance in the rain!

Need a good start to the new year?
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For a healthy heart, exercise your faith.

Steadfast God, we pray for those…
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in life transitions that bring anxiety. Heal those hurt by broken promises, and sustain them with your never-ending love. Hear us, O God. Your mercy is great.

Merciful God, calm the fears that produce…
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wars, prejudice, and injustice. Equip governments, leaders, and peacemakers to be models of cooperation and reconciliation among the nations. Hear us, O God. Your mercy is great.

Creating God, the abundance of your creation…
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fills us with awe and delight. Call us daily to be vigilant and responsible stewards of all you have made. Hear us, O God. Your mercy is great.

Faithful God, encourage your church…
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in new ventures of faith: new congregations, ministries, conversations, and partnerships. Hear us, O God. Your mercy is great.

Prayer of Intercession
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OPEN our eyes to see those suffering any affliction, even ourselves. Open our lips to boldly beg relief in body or spirit for all in need, especially _____________. Hear us, O God. Your mercy is great.

Don’t forget – Garden Vespers Tonight at 7:30pm!
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Bring a chair or blanket. Meet in backyard next to our Advent Community Garden as we give thanks and praise to the Lord. ALL ARE WELCOME!

Prayer of Intercession
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RECONCILE and bring peace to communities that suffer. Raise up and strengthen leaders and organizations that promote dialogue, hospitality, and restoration. Hear us, O God. Your mercy is great.

Prayer of Intercession
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CULTIVATE in all people a care for the world you have made. Make us mindful of our impact on creation for the good of our neighbor and future generations. Hear us, O God. Your mercy is great.