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Third Week of Advent – Dec 21st

Surely, from now on all generations will call me blessed; for the Mighty One has done great things for me, and holy is his name. His mercy is for those who fear him from generation to generation. — Luke 1:48–50 GUARDIAN OF PEACE The angel sent a message of joy from God of Heaven above, holy light gleams on earth where…

A Prayer for Refugees

God of the journey, We pray for sisters and brothers around your world who are forced to leave their homes. We pray for brothers and sisters who are driven from home by natural disasters. We pray for sisters and brothers who are driven from unnatural acts of violence and persecution. We pray for brothers and…

Joy From Heaven

Father God of Advent, all praise and glory belong to you.  For you have stepped down out of heaven and walked into our lives with the coming birth of the Christ child. Help us to prepare our hearts for him lest we miss the joy of his arrival. For you have taught us that joy…

Prayer for Peace and Justice

Lord, Bring an end to senseless shooting and killing.  Bring an end to crazy hatred that only hurts and never solves.  With the power and presence of your justice and peace restrain evil and eliminate terror. Strengthen and bless those who serve in harm’s way to work for the peace and justice of others.  Give…

Signs of Peace

“By the tender mercy of our God, the dawn from on high will break upon us, to give light to those who sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, to guide our feet into the way of peace.” Luke 1:78- 79 Today on the Second Sunday of Advent John DeBevoise asked the congregation to…