January 28, 2019 Nehemiah 8:1–3, 5–6, 8–10 Psalm 19 1 Corinthians 12:12–31a Luke 4:14–21
Pray for parents raising small children and working full time, that they might find time and patience to strengthen and enjoy family connections.
O God of life and hope, we pray for our military chaplains who are deployed with our men and women. May they be able to be bearers of life, hope and joy to those who are far from home and may also feel far from these realities.
Please pray for Presbyterians in remote and rural congregations as they faithfully serve God and carry out their ministries in small communities.
Give thanks that every person is made in the image of God. Celebrate that every person has unique gifts and abilities that help to build God’s kingdom.
Pray for congregations committed not only to serving people in their community who are homeless and hungry during the winter months, but also advocating for changes to address homelessness.
Pray for the Rev. George Malcolm who serves as the convenor of the Doctrine & Ministries Committee for the Presbytery of Peace River.
Presbyterian Connection Newspaper
Resources are available for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, which will be celebrated around the world January 18-25, 2019, on the theme, "Justice and only justice you shall pursue" (Deut 16:18-20).