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The Light of You: A Prayer

As we bring healing to those in need of strength, May our spirits be filled with the light of You. As we bring hope to a broken world. May our hearts be softened by the light of You. As we bring understanding to those who are suffering, May our arms

Prayer Litany for COVID-19

Source of Blessing: Our lives are in turmoil our hearts heavy help us to cope with this modern plague we are worried for our families, we are concerned for our communities, our world is on the brink. Bless us with strength. Source of Mercy: We pray for courage to stay

A Poem for Elul

Poet Stacey Robinson: "I stand here, ready to begin again, to follow this road of dust, that stretches before me."

A Prayer for Political Leadership

Read this prayer asking for wise and dedicated political leaders who have the imagination and strength to address the problems of our time.

Strangled by Police: Psalm of Protest 17

This Psalm of Protest is in memory of George Floyd, killed by police in Minneapolis. With a knee on his neck, the officer pinned the unarmed and handcuffed Floyd to the ground as he pleaded for help. This is a prayer against brutality, abuse of power and racism.

Gevurot (Mighty Deeds) in a Time of Pandemic

This prayer was written as part of a collaborative, interfaith project for the International Day of Prayer, organized by the United Church of Christ. Read prayers from other participating clergy.