A Prayer for the Election

Title Cards for PrayersHoly God
One yet Three
Reach into the abundance of your companionship
Bring forth unity and healing in our land

Cover this election with fairness and dignity
Dismantle voter suppression and intimidation
Grant simple, safe, equal access to the polls
Make the way for all voices to be heard
All votes to be counted

Cover this election with grace and integrity
Protect the process from corruption
Strengthen all working for an honorable election
Make the way for all voices to be valued
All results to be trustworthy

Cover this election with compassion and hope
As we await results and move into a new era
Soften and soothe hard, violent hearts
Rain down generosity of spirit and a commitment to the common good
So all may know blessing and opportunity and belonging.
Amen.
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A Prayer for the Election © 2020 Lisa Ann Moss Degrenia
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8 thoughts on “A Prayer for the Election

  1. Hi Lisa, thank you so much for this prayer. We’ll be sharing it with attribution and link back to this post on social media accounts in the Greater NW Area.

  2. Hey Lisa? At Gaye Bosley’s UCC church she pastors in Colorado, may we email out your prayer to her congregation? About 107 folks. You may remember Gaye from when she was the pastor at Highland in Tampa.

  3. I shared the link to this prayer on a closed Facebook page for Women of Faith. Already getting a lot of “Amen” comments.

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