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Prayer for the shooting in Santa Clarita, California

God who knits all your children tenderly and with stitches of grace before the day they are born, we pray in sorrow for this birthday tragedy of a young man who killed classmates on his sixteenth birthday. We pray for … Continue reading

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Prayer after the Shooting in Greenville Texas

God, we remember with confidence the promise that your home is the one with so many rooms, but this is not the homecoming that we would wish. We pray for tender comfort to surround those who mourn, for gifts of … Continue reading

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Prayer after the shooting in Chita, Siberia

God, who holds each soldier of every country tenderly in so many times of risk, be in the midst of those who never expected a colleague to open fire upon them. Comfort those who have lost a friend, member of … Continue reading

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Prayer for Odessa and Midland, Texas

God, who meets us on every road of life, the road to Bethlehem where all children are born, the road to Damascus when we turn our lives around the road to Emmaus as you explain what is really true in … Continue reading

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For those who did not see …

For those who did not see, who did not realize the child or parent, brother, sister, friend, neighbor, workmate, acquaintance, would pick up a gun and kill, I pray today. For those who say — he was quiet,  or — … Continue reading

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Prayer for the shooting in Dayton, Ohio

(first we mourn, then we must act) God, we are broken psalmists for weeping came in the night and more weeping comes in the morning. We lift up in sorrow all of those affected by the gun tragedy in the … Continue reading

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Prayer for El Paso

God, who walks with us in our all marketplaces and runs with frightened children everywhere, but especially these who were buying new clothes, shoes, notebooks for school, until they heard gunfire. Comfort those who grieve, on this day in El … Continue reading

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