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.

Thursday, Oct. 12: Lutheran Services in America represents over 300 health and human services organizations reaching 6 million people annually, touching the lives of 1 in 50 people in the U.S. each year. Pray the work of these organizations will thrive and their staff and volunteers be encouraged, supported and equipped for serving the needs of families, individuals and communities.

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