Prayers

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Last updated: 
March 29, 2020

We pray for those who struggle at this time of huge uncertainty during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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March 13, 2020

A prayer during times of COVID-19 by the Right Rev. Richard Bott

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March 11, 2020

God of the universe,
we praise your great long work of creation:
   the moment of glory when our universe began
   the birth and burning of the first brilliant stars,
   the stars’ explosion in blazing supernovas;
   the formation of our sun from scattered bits of dust;
   the emergence of Earth, the wonder of water,
   and there in the waters the miracle of life.

We praise your great long work of creation:
   the unfolding of plant and animal life,
   the development of human body and brain
   and all the...

Last updated: 
March 2, 2020

A prayer for the people of the northeast district of Delhi, India, where communal mob violence in 2020 has caused death, injuries, and destruction.

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January 29, 2020

For someone whose illness will not be cured.

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January 29, 2020

For the children of a parent or guardian who will soon die.

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January 29, 2020

For the loved ones of someone who has chosen to end their life.

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January 29, 2020

For the person who has chosen medically assisted dying.

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January 29, 2020

For the loved ones of someone who has died.

Last updated: 
January 8, 2020

A prayer for the United Methodist Church by the Right Rev. Richard Bott.