Wednesday Prayer

Gracious God, in the midst of these troubling times, we adapt and invoke the peace prayer attributed to St. Francis of Assisi: [God], make me an instrument of your peace:where there is hatred, let me sow love;where there is injury, pardon;where there is doubt, faith;where there is despair, hope;where there [are shadows], light;where there is… Read More

Wednesday Prayer

The sun is settling We say goodnight Days end We say goodbye Adiós To God It’s all good Thank you, God Amen ******* Rev. Dr. Marilyn Pagán-Banks (she/her/hers/ella) is a queer womanist freedom fighter gratefully (though not always gracefully) serving as executive director of A Just Harvest, Senior Pastor at San Lucas UCC, and adjunct… Read More

Wednesday Prayer

As we begin to settle in for the night We give thanks for this day smiles along the way, steps towards justice on the journey We ask for forgiveness for love withheld or moments of othering allowing fear to lead and insecurities to distract As we surrender for the night We pray for those without… Read More

Wednesday Prayer

God, we have been praying… We who reside in the USA and those around the world watching, impacted… …Praying for peace as power shifts …Praying for healing as new leaders step in …Praying for justice as space is demanded for “firsts” God, we are grateful… For as we were reminded by the inaugural poet, as… Read More

Wednesday Prayer

God on this day of Epiphany, we invoke the spirit of our ancestors, Los Tres Reyes Magos, the wise men, the magi, the scholars, the astrologers Called by many names Remembered for many reasons ~ ashé                 Today God, as we face election battles, the rise of white supremacist groups, poverty, and hunger at an all-time… Read More