Every day, Living Lutheran offers a prayer for the day from the ELCA resource Prayer Ventures, which can be downloaded here. These petitions are offered as a guide for your own prayer life as together we pray for the needs of the world and give thanks for the ministries of our church.

Monday, June 19: We thank God for the flourishing and abundant harvests of community gardens tended by congregations that help feed those who are hungry and teach new skills for growing food, cooking, self-sufficiency, caring for one another and the earth—in both urban and rural settings.

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