pmc prayerGod, I pray this morning for my church.
I know I’m not supposed to call it that.
“My” church.
Because it’s not mine. Not really.
It is your church.
And for that I am grateful.
But it feels like mine, too.
My hope.
My pain.
My joy.
My energy.
My love.
My people.
I pray for them, God.
I pray for us.
For our peace and comfort
even when . . .
For your light and grace
even though . . .
For our faithfulness
even if . . .
I pray.
For us.
For them.
For your church, God.
And mine.


Rev. Joanna Harader pastors and prays for the good people of Peace Mennonite Church in Lawrence, KS. She also blogs at 

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