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.

Tuesday, Aug. 15: Mary, Mother of our Lord We are in awe of how God uses people like Mary who are humble and poor to reveal God’s presence in the world and accomplish great things. Give thanks, praise and glory to God for the many ways in which we are called and sent into the world to share the good news of Jesus Christ and serve as humble witnesses of our faith.

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