Prayer for June 9: Please pray with me. Word of God, today we pray for those in conflict. Let your Word infiltrate conflict in this world. Let your Word become present where there is conflict. Let your will be known in the conflict. And help those in conflict to move towards reconciliation and forgiveness. Amen.
Prayer for June 8: Please pray with me. God of creation, today we thank you for creation. We thank you that we can enjoy your creation. Give us wisdom to be good stewards of creation so that creation can be enjoyed by future generations. Amen.
Prayer for June 7: Please pray with me. God of rest, today we pray for all who seek your rest. We can’t keep going without rest Lord. Yet rest is so counter-cultural. Our society is grounded on working ourselves to death. Yet, you call us to something different – rest. Help us to answer this call for our lives and help others to rest as well. Amen.
Prayer for June 6: Please pray with me. God of service, today we pray for all who serve. Give them the strength they need to carry out your plans for their lives. Give them patience so they do not grow frustrated. Give them wisdom to know what to do. Amen.
Prayer for June 5: Please pray with me. Holy Spirit, light the fire of faith within us. If need be, light a fire beneath us to get us moving and carrying out your will. You have called us and changed us, help us to respond to your movement in our lives with movement to love and care for others. Amen.
Prayer for June 2: Please pray with me. God who gathers us together, today we pray for all synods who gather together today. Guide their discussions and deliberations. Speak through their decisions and declarations. Bless all those who will be ordained and consecrated. Help us to celebrate where your will is being unleashed. Motivate us to step in the way of injustice where it is rolling freely. Amen.
Prayer for June 1: Please pray with me. God who travels great lengths to be with God’s people, today we pray for all who travel, regardless of the reason. Give them safety in their travels, whether those travels are from one point to another, or those travels take on a more symbolic nature – as one travels in their understanding of you Lord and what you call each of us to. Amen.