May the Body of Christ grow in holiness as we recognize God’s
accompaniment in every part of our lives and presence in the world where
we are called to serve others.
 The voice of Christ is calling us to “not be afraid”. May we learn to turn to
God in every circumstance that is beyond our control.
 May God give strength to people recovering from disasters like
hurricanes, floods, and disease. May we open our hearts to God’s leading
to assist where possible.
 May we grow in wisdom as we learn what shapes racist thinking so that
we can seek out ways to end it in our city, in our country, and even in the
 May God give strength to all who care for the sick during the pandemic
and wisdom and insight to those who are searching for a cure and working
on a vaccine.

Submitted by Paul Witte