Prayers for the Season

TIME AFTER PENTECOST – LECTIONARY 27, OCTOBER 6, 2019

Watch over the strangers. Provide safety to refugees who wait to be reunited with family members. Give protection to asylum seekers who wait in unsafe surroundings for justice and mercy. Lord, in your mercy,

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TIME AFTER PENTECOST – LECTIONARY 29, OCTOBER 18, 2019

Keep the going out and coming in of families who flee their homes in terror. Grant justice to parents who yearn for the safety of their children, and to all those who cry to you day and night. Lord, in your mercy,

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reformation sunday – OCTOBER 27, 2019

Lord of hosts, look upon children and families who flee war, violence and hunger; who wait in refugee camps and tent cities; who long for relief and refuge. Show us your will and courage tp respond. Lord, in your mercy,

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ALL SAINTS SUNDAY – NovemBER 3, 2019

Loving God, you take pleasure in your people, created in your image. Walk with those whose journey is perilous, especially those who have fled all that they have known to escape war and violence. Give strength to all who work to bring compassion and justice for immigrants and refugees. Open our hearts to welcome the stranger in our midst. Hear us, O God.

Your mercy is great.

Lectionary 32, November 10, 2019

God our Father, you call us to love the foreigner and show hospitality to strangers. Guard all your children who flee violence, persecution and hunger as the apple of your eye, and hide them under the shadow of your wings. Open our hearts and strengthen us to offer comfort and help in your name. Hear us, O God.

Your mercy is great.

Lectionary 33, November 17, 2019

Present God, bring your steadfast love and faithfulness to your beloved who wait in refugee camps, tent cities, and detention centers. Grant them endurance as they long for your healing and watch for your victory. Hear us, O God.

Your mercy is great.

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