Holding in the Light

During Meeting for Worship, many share joys about changes in their lives, new opportunities, new jobs, new ministries, unexpected blessings; others share concerns.  You may wish to carry these joys and concerns in your heart and remember them in your prayers.

Joys and sorrows of reduced family gatherings due to COVID

Robbie, quaratined and recovering from COVID.

Keelin’s new job in Wisconsin.

Those for whom Christmas is a time of sadness and discouragement.

Households disrupted by sickness of family members.

Mark and Chris grieving the death of Mark’s mother, and others who have recently lost loved ones to death.

Howard’s good response to recent cancer treatments.

More rain and massive flooding in Nicaragua resulting in over 5000 houses destroyed.

Encouragement and aid for those suffering disproportionately due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Hope that our country may begin to address the systematic racism of our economic and criminal justice systems. 

Rebuilding of trust within our nation.

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot overcome hate; only love can do that.” — Martin Luther King, Jr.