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.

Wednesday, Oct. 17: Give thanks to God for the concern and generosity of youth, individuals and congregations in achieving the $515,000 goal of the Global Farm Challenge – the youth-driven fundraising challenge to help end hunger and poverty by supporting ELCA World Hunger’s agricultural programs and equipping communities around the world with livestock, seeds, tools, training and more.

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