Prayer for a Time in Need of Empathy

God, teach us to consider also how others experience the world. To understand how my reality and their reality are different and yet they share qualities of the same core desire. ...

T Tanya Cothran

All Is Not Well

All is not well, and we hurt in part because we cannot make things better for ourselves, for those we love, or for the world.

B Beth Merrill Neel

Prayer for the Living

And when I move into that final mystery, may those to whom I am connected comfort one another. May they each find a way to embody whatever they have learned from me.

T Tess Baumberger

Prayer for Weary Times

Holy One, our hearts are weary; are tired; and are breaking. Our hearts are stretching as they are pulled and pushed, bruised and battered by all the suffering and brokenness and pain. ...

M Margaret Weis

As Fires Loom

Our hearts with every person who has lost a home or a place of work or a special piece of wilderness, Our minds with the unfolding effects of climate change and the path ahead of us.

C Caitlin Cotter Coillberg

Making Room for All That Is

You who have seen the rising and setting of suns, of seasons, of civilizations, remind us of all that we have learned from the history of the world and from our own histories.

L Lyn Cox

Prayer of Turning at the New Year

Spirit of Life, Source of Love, you who know our struggles and failures as well as we know them ourselves, be with us as we enter into this time of reflection. Give us the courage to travel through a moral inventory of our lives, to notice the places where we have missed opportunities to live our...

L Lyn Cox

Ours Are the Hands That Must Do Your Work

We are the ones who must comfort the sick and lift up the poor. We are the ones who must challenge traditions to bring about justice. Strengthen our resolve, we pray, to live out our faith as doers of good works.

S Sydney K Wilde

Blessing for Lay Leaders

Let us offer our blessing to the lay leaders who invest their time and care in the well-being of this congregation.

L Lindasusan Ulrich

Power Prayer

this love always protects always trusts always hopes always perseveres

B Becky Brooks

The Deepest Prayers of Our Heart

We speak the deepest prayers of our hearts in different ways, knowing that what it means for them to be answered will look and feel different for each of us.

K Krista Taves

A Prayer of Risk

A prayer invoking our courage to engage in the spiritual practice of risk for justice, with lovingcare, in and for the beloved community.

T Tamara Lebak