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Small Shoes, Big Journey

Maggie Fuller, a PCPC member, came to the In Community Speaker Series meeting in February of this year that was led by Janet Blair from Refugee Services, a program with the Florida Department of Children and Families. Florence Ackey of the Refugee and Migrant Women Initiative (RAMWI) also presented information and needs specific to the…

Rainbow, After Storm

Hurricane Irma Recovery Prayer

A prayer from Rev. Dan DeBevoise, Park Lake Presbyterian, Orlando as we start to recover from the storm: Almighty, everlasting God, with the psalmist we declare: “God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear, though the earth should change, though the mountains shake in the heart…

Children and Ash Wednesday

Christian Educator Carolyn Brown believes there are three reasons children should participate in Ash Wednesday services: When children see all the adults they love and respect wearing ashes and they themselves are marked with ashes, they know they belong.  They are one of God’s people.  Other days they may know that with their minds, but…

A Prayer During Advent

Holy is your name O God, and mighty is the one whom you sent to redeem creation. It is through our remembrance of the mercies you have shown to generations before us that we dare to approach you with our own petitions and requests. We pray for your church wherever it gathers, asking that hearts…

Prayer for Autumn Days

God of the seasons, there is a time for everything; there is a time for dying and a time for rising. We need courage to enter into the transformation process. God of autumn, the trees are saying goodbye to their green, letting go of what has been. We, too, have our moments of surrender, with…

Autumn Prayer

A prayer preceding the Fall Equinox on Thursday September 22, 2016 Autumn Prayer  God of all seasons, we thank you for Autumn. We thank you, for the touch of coolness in the air that gives us a new burst of energy, for the subtle change in light and leaves that shows the creativity of the Divine Artist,…

Prayer of Rememberance

Great God, we remember before you those who have borne the greatest burden in these disasters and in this time of terror and war. We lift our hearts in thanksgiving for those who have loved their neighbor as they love themselves, for those whose service built up your kingdom, for those whose lives were taken…