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Prayer in the midst of the Australian Fires

God, I come to the backyard to pray holding handfuls of snow in my bare hands, as I learn these new words — ember attacks. I pray for people across the world from me, in New South Wales and Victoria, … Continue reading

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Prayer for the fires in Australia

God, we know that you kindle hearts and not bush, and that you walk with us into the deepest fires as you did in the long-ago Bible story of the three faithful ones, This day we ask for your grace, … Continue reading

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Guest post — Litany of Grief and Hope in a time of wildfire, Linda Grund-Clampit

Linda Grund-Clampit lay pastor at Falls City United Methodist Church in Oregon has sent this litany from her congregation’s worship August 5th after the deadly fires in Oregon and California, and just as appropriate in these days. She writes, “I … Continue reading

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Prayers for the fires

For those fighting the blazes in Greece, for those in Mari and Kineta and Rafina, mourning losses, seeking shelter, running into the sea, we pray in the power of Holy Spirit who is a hovering over water. For the gathering … Continue reading

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Prayer for the California Fires

God of water in wine country, God of firefighters and neighbors rescuing neighbors, gently wash the mourners in your wet tears, send still waters of the heart with those who hunt the missing, and serve the evacuated. Let the trickle … Continue reading

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