Posts Tagged: grace

All God’s gifts

by Sarah HoyleThis is a version of the sermon Sarah preached at the Tillman Chapel, Church Center for the United Nations, on 5 June 2015. Saying grace before a meal is a funny thing in my family. I always like to volunteer to pray, because my dad will often draw it out with a “Blessed… Read more »

Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Asks for Prayers to End Violence in South Sudan

from our partners in World Mission The crisis in South Sudan’s Jonglei State has escalated alarmingly in recent weeks.  The deteriorating situation has prompted the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) to express deepening concern for the people of the region and to renew its urgent call to prayer and action to promote justice, peace and genuine security… Read more »

Prayer for the people of South Sudan

God of grace,God of justice,God of peace,you create us to live together,to honor and respect one another.Hear us as we pray for South Sudan. We pray for the people of South Sudan.Grant courage to turn from violence;grace to see each other as sisters and brothers;strength to work for justice for all;passion to seek peace;and all… Read more »

The Biblical Witness to Peacemaking

The Biblical Witness to Peacemaking, 2010-2011 is a daily lectionary bearing witness to God’s gift of peace and Christ’s call to peacemaking. Peacemaking is a central declaration of the gospel. Though Jesus Christ, God grants us the gift of grace….

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A prayer for United Nations Day

Here is a prayer for the United Nations for use in relation to United Nations Day (October 24) or any appropriate time: God of compassion, walk alongside all of your global stewards who work to create a more just and…

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International Day of Peace at Presbyterian Center

The International Day of Peace was celebrated during a Taize worship service at the Presbyterian Center today. Download International Day of Peace 2009 Worship Service [Word doc]. The service included a minute of silence at noon, a prayer written by…

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Pray for peace

This week on Spiritual Nurture for Peacemakers find a prayer for Labor Day and a prayer for God’s transforming grace. Use these prayers in private devotions or corporate worship.

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