As I’m sure you are aware, today marks the tenth anniversary of 9/11. So, rather than offering a prayer from church history like I normally do, on Sunday morning, here are a couple of good prayers that reflect on the significance of this date.
Lord as we gather,
celebrating your glory and goodness,
we acknowledge the shadow of today’s anniversary.
Indeed, Lord Jesus, you are the Prince ofPeace—the archetypal Peacemaker. You are our peace—the One who destroys all hostilities; those between God and man, and man and man. You have come to make all things new, to restore broken things, to bring new creation delight from old creation decay. (Read the rest.)
And, if you’re curious, HuffPo has put together a compilation of videos showing different prayer gatherings around the country from several faith communities.