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NIC Prayer Booklet for Times like These

Posted: July 15 2020 at 08:30 AM

Don’t worry about anything? That’s pretty hard to do these days! In addition to the effects of the pandemic, the economy, and whether the rising momentum against racism will produce change, we all have experienced personal concerns with family, friends, transitions and lost celebrations.

Yet it is when we pray that we are able to pour our hearts and minds out to God. With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the NIC Discipleship Task Force asked clergy and laity to submit daily prayers, which were shared on the conference social media sites and website. Those prayers have been assembled into an online booklet, "Times Like These," for reflection and devotion.

"This collection of prayers is a way to pray for God's peace that surpasses all understanding," said Bishop Sally Dyck. "Use it as a guide to pray when you don’t know how or what to pray. Use it as a prayer-starter. Use it as a way to see into the hearts of others in our annual conference. Let it open your heart and mind to God’s peace!"

Click here to view online booklet

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Click here to order a full-color bound print copy

Many thanks to Rev. Caleb Hong and Karen Bonnell, the co-chairs of the Discipleship Task Force for organizing this endeavor and guide. Also, thank you to each of the prayer contributors, ACST Project Manager Amania Drane, and NIC Communications Specialist Diane Strzelecki for producing the booklet.

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