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, April 25 Pray for the work and advocacy of our church, partner organizations and communities that address the root causes of violence and respond to the people and communities it affects. Pray that we remain committed to our convictions expressed in the ELCA social message on “Community Violence” no matter where our pursuit of justice and peace might lead us, or how long it might take to bring about meaningful change.

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