Together we pray the prayer that Jesus taught those he called brothers, sisters, and friends.

A Prayer For PEACE In Response to VIOLENCE

A Prayer For PEACE In Response to VIOLENCE

LEADER: Oh Lord, your Spirit in-dwells your people and produces rich fruit: love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. When we are found in you and formed by you, we will produce good fruit--fruit that last, fruit...

Pandemic Prayer

Pandemic Prayer

On this one-year anniversary of the first COVID-19 case in Colorado, we pray...... Today to we remember the event that led to a year of change, loss, challenge, and pain. Too many lives lost. Too many jobs lost. Too many businesses closed forever. Too much loneliness....

Prayer for Black History Month

Prayer for Black History Month

Black History Month We celebrate the beauty of Black History month. We pray for restoration and reparation forour Black neighbors, especially from those who hold the power to bring justice to theoppressed. We pray for a renaissance of story-telling, honesty, and...

Christmas Eve Prayers

Christmas Eve Prayers

EXPLANATION Throughout the season of Advent there is a refrain that we repeat in our prayers: the light shines in the darkness and the darkness has not overcome it. This statement, this declaration, about Jesus is something we believe to be true all the time but...

JUSTICE FOR _____________

JUSTICE FOR _____________

God of Justice,We thank you for the justification you have accomplished on our behalf through your son Jesus. Although we do not always observe justice at street level, we know that you have fought for and achieved spiritual and eternal justice for your people. We...

A LYNCHING IN 2020

A LYNCHING IN 2020

Click HERE for a video to guide you through this prayer. A prayer of lament and confession in memory of Ahmaud Arbery. LEADER: God of grace, you have always called your people to weep with those who weep and mourn with those who mourn;   We join our voices...

LENT

LENT

We participate in Lent through giving up and taking up; giving up what can distract us to create space to hear and respond to God, taking up practices that around us, realign us and increase our attention to God. DAILY You alone bring order to the unruly wills and...

Black History Month | Prayers of Celebration and Lament | Week 4

Black History Month | Prayers of Celebration and Lament | Week 4

CelebrationWe celebrate the many writers, artists, and Pastors of color who have profoundly impacted this country by calling out the truth and living lives of costly faith. People such as Tyler Burns, Jackie Hill Perry, Jemar Tisby, and Rev. William Barber have...

Black History Month | Prayers of Celebration and Lament | Week 3

Black History Month | Prayers of Celebration and Lament | Week 3

CelebrationWe celebrate authors and artists like Austin Channing Brown, Michelle Alexander, Beverly Daniel Tatum, and Vashti Harrison. Their courageous work has beautifully and brilliantly educated and informed about the challenges and discrepancies people of color...

Black History Month | Prayers of Celebration and Lament | Week 2

Black History Month | Prayers of Celebration and Lament | Week 2

CelebrationWe celebrate the artistic influence that black artists have had on this country. From music, to art, to literature, to dance, and film, we honor the creativity, passion, and excellence of those who have changed this country for the better. We ask that you...

Black History Month | Prayers of Celebration and Lament | Week 1

Black History Month | Prayers of Celebration and Lament | Week 1

CelebrationToday, we celebrate the lasting impact of the work of Martin Luther King Jr. in the Civil Rights Movement. In the face of over 20 arrests, 4 assaults, the bombing of his home, and countless other acts of racism and hatred, he courageously fought for...

Prayer of Advent Week 3 | JOY

Prayer of Advent Week 3 | JOY

JOYThe light shines in the darkness and the darkness has not overcome it.We are easily distracted by the darkness of despair or pessimism. Source of light, shine in our lives and in your world with your life-giving joy.Amen.

Prayer of Advent Week 2 | PEACE

Prayer of Advent Week 2 | PEACE

PEACEThe light shines in the darkness and the darkness has not overcome it.We are easily distracted by the darkness of force and power and we often choose strife and turmoil.Source of light, shine in our lives and in your world with your everlasting peace.Amen.

Prayer of Advent Week 1 | HOPE

Prayer of Advent Week 1 | HOPE

HOPEThe light shines in the darkness and the darkness has not overcome it. We are easily distracted by the darkness that comes with unease and anxiety. Source of light, shine in our lives and in your world with your renewing hope.

Prayer Practices

Prayer Practices

It is our hope that you would have all the resources you need grow UP toward God in your prayer life. Please use this page of prayer practices as a resource in your prayer life. Bookmark it, share it with friends, and revisit it as we will be updating it with in depth...

Prayer of Adoration

Prayer of Adoration

Psalm 84 How lovely is your dwelling place,    Lord Almighty!My soul yearns, even faints,    for the courts of the Lord;my heart and my flesh cry out    for the living God.Even the sparrow has...

Prayer of Lament

Prayer of Lament

The effects of sin and brokenness are deep and wide: racism, sexism, abuse, economic disparity, slavery and oppression of every kind. Let’s take a few seconds to reflect on this question:  How have you recently observed the world or yourself to be...

Prayer of Confession

Prayer of Confession

We confess that we sinned against you, our neighbors, friends, family, and strangers by what we have done and what we have left undone. Let’s take a few seconds to reflect on this question:  In what ways, internal or external, have you wronged another...

A Prayer For PEACE In Response to VIOLENCE

A Prayer For PEACE In Response to VIOLENCE

LEADER: Oh Lord, your Spirit in-dwells your people and produces rich fruit: love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. When we are found in you and formed by you, we will produce good fruit--fruit that last, fruit...

LENTEN PRAYERS

LENTEN PRAYERS

PRAYER FOR LENT You hate nothing that You have made, and You forgive the sins of all who are truly penitent: Create in us new hearts that we, worthily lamenting our sins and acknowledging our wickedness, may obtain of You, God of all mercy, perfect pardon and...

Generosity Prayer

Generosity Prayer

Our Generosity Prayer. We pray this together each and every Sunday. We believe that the words we say take root in our hearts and come out in our actions. We, as a church, desire to be defined by generosity. We encourage you, with your family, friends, and neighbors,...

Prayer for Black History Month

Prayer for Black History Month

Merciful God, you bring freedom to those who have been oppressed and enslaved. You are the liberator of your people.    May we be a people who reflect your character and advocate for the liberation of people who are pushed down by the systemic injustice...

A PRAYER FOR PEOPLE LIVING IN A VIOLENT LAND

A PRAYER FOR PEOPLE LIVING IN A VIOLENT LAND

This prayer of lament and confession was adapted from a prayer Brian Zhahnd wrote in response to the Las Vegas Massacre on OCT 1 2017 Most merciful God we confess we are a nation addicted to violence. We have celebrated and mythologized the violence we call good, Only...

A LAMENT FOR THE ABUSED & THE ABUSER

A LAMENT FOR THE ABUSED & THE ABUSER

Is anyone crying for help? God is listening, ready to rescue you. If your heart is broken, you’ll find God right there; if you’re kicked in the gut, he’ll help you catch your breath. Disciples so often get into trouble; still, God is there every time. He’s your...

Prayers of the People: Week Four

Prayers of the People: Week Four

We give you thanks and bless you, Almighty God, for our creation, preservation, and all the blessings of life; above all, for the redemption of the world by our Lord Jesus Christ, for your glory and for the means of grace in the world. We thank you, O Lord. Sovereign...

Prayers of the People: Week Three

Prayers of the People: Week Three

We give you thanks and bless you, Almighty God, for our creation, preservation, and all the blessings of life; above all, for the redemption of the world by our Lord Jesus Christ, for your glory and for the means of grace in the world. We thank you, O Lord. Sovereign...

Prayers of the People: Week Two

Prayers of the People: Week Two

We give you thanks and bless you, Almighty God, for our creation, preservation, and all the blessings of life; above all, for the redemption of the world by our Lord Jesus Christ, for your glory and for the means of grace in the world. We thank you, O Lord. Sovereign...

Prayers of the People: Week One

Prayers of the People: Week One

Our Father, loving maker of heaven and earth, we come before you with a posture of gratitude for all that you have created and all that you are creating in, around, through us. We open our hands and our hearts to what you have in store for us this moment, this day,...

The Lord’s Prayer

The Lord’s Prayer

Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy Name, thy kingdom come, thy will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us. And lead us not into temptation, but...

Prayer of Lament, Confession, & Celebration

Prayer of Lament, Confession, & Celebration

God of grace, you have always called your people to weep with those who weep and mourn with those who mourn;   We join our voices together today in lament, confession, and celebration for all that has been done and all that remains undone.   The effects of sin and...

Prayer of Lament & Confession

Prayer of Lament & Confession

God of grace, you have always called your people to weep with those who weep and mourn with those who mourn;    We join our voices together today in lament, confession, and celebration for all that has been done and all that remains undone.   The effects of sin and...

Prayer for Black History Month

Prayer for Black History Month

Merciful God, you bring freedom to those who have been oppressed and enslaved. You are the liberator of your people.    May we be a people who reflect your character and advocate for the liberation of people who are pushed down by the systemic injustice and...

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