Our contributor, Dr. Nicholas Denysenko, shares this prayer, which he composed: Heavenly King, you are the God who set your people free from captivity to a tyrant and made them your chosen people, a holy nation and royal priesthood. You have restored us to an everlasting life shared with you, our Father, and the Holy […]
An affirmation of trust in God and God’s kingdom over earthly powers.
Leader: God of all people, we come to you on the brink of transition in our nation. As we prepare to elect earthly leaders, we confess the ways we have forgotten to live our identity as citizens of your kingdom. Leader: Forgive us for judging others by their bumper stickers or yard signs. People: Lord, […]
Let us pray for the world and all its leaders [silence]: May leaders of nations have the courage to walk the path of peace together so that the most vulnerable in their lands may live with dignity and hope. We pray. Let us pray for our nation in this time of discernment, election, and transition […]
God of mercy, our nation is in a time of great transition. With all of the injustice and fear in our world today, we ask you to inspire us and guide us as we participate in the upcoming presidential elections. We seek a government that upholds and protects human rights and justice for all […]