Pentecost [A Prayer]

God of all nations and peoples, We come before you rejoicing in many languages. We give thanks for the movement of your Spirit. And even as we do, we confess that sometimes we fear the Spirit and its proclivity for being unruly, unexpected, unconventional and down-right unconcerned with what we want or how things have … Continue reading Pentecost [A Prayer]

Stop Violence [A Prayer]

Good and gracious God, We live in a world that swirls with violence. At times it seems that every news show and headline start with a story about hate, aggression or some show of force. It has become the water we swim in. It has become all too familiar. Even when we react with disdain … Continue reading Stop Violence [A Prayer]