Last Night at BSM
October 9, 2018
Last night at BSM, Rev. Laura Colee led us in meditating on John 6:28-35 where Jesus named himself “the Bread of Life”–the One who nourishes us. We receive holy food and drink so we may keep on keeping on; sharing that nourishment with all whom we meet.
Listen to the sermon here.
The faith community offered these prayers to God:
I want to pray that **** is struck down, but it is not my place to damn, so instead…I pray that somehow **** is stopped from imbuing even more misogyny and racism into our already evil systems. Please nourish, nurture, and protect ****, ****, and **** and other people that have been hurt by this man.
I am so thankful I got a job! Thanks for being by my side.
God, please be with my daddy. I am afraid he is so lonely. Amen.
I pray for comfort and strength.
Thank you Lord for **** and **** being who they are, for their love of this community, and their offering of their gifts!
Dear Lord, these past few weeks I’ve constantly been on the verge of tears. I feel so re-traumatized both by my memories and those of my friends who have also been sexually assaulted. Today I simply ask for peace for all of us that are survivors. In the midst of this pain I ask for the strength to celebrate the births of ****’s son and ****’s daughter.