Pastoral Prayer for Thankful Remembrance
So we bring all of this to you, hoping you will help us find reasons for thankfulness in the midst of trying and difficult circumstances. We lift prayers for our world, for the many areas racked by problems in our own country, for our communities, for our church, our families, and for ourselves, seeking cause for thanksgiving and opportunities to share it with others in need of its reassuring light.
O God, help us rejoice. Help us give one another reasons for relief and gratitude. To you we share all our prayers and supplications with thanksgiving, seeking the guidance of your Holy Spirit. Amen.
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