Dear Lord, Mother, Father, God,

You are the Alpha and Omega of our lives. In this time of our deep concern for the world, we pray.
Teach us to boldly follow the example of Jesus, our savior.

You are my God. My time is in your hands. Lead me to use it in service.

We pray for our thoughts and actions to seek basic Human Rights, in every land, with freedom from fear, persecution and death. As we come together in community, we are gifted with your power through prayer. Lead us in the way of Jesus.

You are my God. My time is in your hands. Lead me to use it in service.

We pray for our United States, for the actions of our President, and for our representatives to serve and protect our nation with the rights declared in our Constitution, for all of our citizens equally. And in their decisions may we become leaders for peace and human rights in the world.

You are my God. My time is in your hands. Lead me to use it in service.

We pray for urgent aid to the victims of massive destruction from the hurricane in Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and the Caribbean, the California fires, the floods and earthquakes in the world.

You are my God. My time is in your hands. Lead me to use it in service.

We pray with gratitude for Berto, for the safety of Berto┬┤s family, and for us to know how to be in your service for his Puerto Rican island in great need.

You are our God. Our time is in your hands. Lead us to use it in service.

We pray for our thoughts and actions to urgently seek healthy stewardship of this beautiful earth. Your creation sustains life, both ours and the animals, beyond our knowing. Lead our actions to follow the way of Jesus.

You are our God. Our time is in your hands. Lead us to use it in service.

We pray for those who have died, and for those who grieve. May your comfort be in the love they have shared, and in the kingdom of joy with angels and archangels.

You are our God. Our time is in your hands. We pray for each of us, as you know our needs and concerns. Bless us in this time of coming together, in the name of Jesus. Lord, hear our prayer.

Presider:
We come to you in prayer Lord, each in our own way. We are grateful for each person here today, and the community we share in compassion and caring. Lead us into service, with our minds, hearts and actions, knowing the joy of following our Savior and teacher, Jesus Christ, our leader in all things big and small, in whose name we pray.