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 of getting together with family in safe places during COVID.

Keelin as she awaits word about a new job.

Mila Rose as she undergoes reconstruction surgery.

Struggles and successes in maintaining good boundaries with our children.

Mark and Chris caring for Mark’s mother who is now bedridden.

Teachers and students grappling with new ways of learning.

Kyle recovering from cancer surgery.

Pat, finishing up treatment for cancer in Seattle.

Courage and comfort for those facing a terminal diagnosis.

Those who have recently lost loved ones to death.

Those who have lost homes and personal possessions in the many wildfires in the west.

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. 

Our leaders whose decisions affect so many lives.

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