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.

Sunday, Nov. 19: Pray we are not consumed with maintaining the status quo, defending institutions to preserve comfort or familiarity, or hiding the resources God has entrusted to us but that we freely use our blessings and assets and take risks for the sake of mission, service, witness and purposeful change.

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