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May 18 Day of Prayer for Sudan

Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori has called for prayers for South Sudan and Sudan on Sunday, May 18.  Here are resources you may wish to share via social media.

Prayers

Pray Study Act for Sudan from the Episcopal Church

Prayers of the people for South Sudan

“God, help all of us love peace. Use your wisdom to guide the leaders of all countries, so that your peace may grow until the world is filled with the knowledge of your love, now and forever. Amen.”

“Almighty God, the Father of all humanity, we offer up the crisis in South Sudan; turn, we pray, the hearts of all peoples and their rulers, that by the power of your Holy Spirit, peace may be established among the nations on the foundation of your justice, righteousness and truth.”

“God of love, whose compassion never fails, we bring before you the grief and perils of the peoples of South Sudan; the necessities of the homeless; the helplessness of the aged and weak; the sighing of prisoners; the pains of the sick and injured; the sorrow of the bereaved. Comfort and relieve them, O merciful Father, according to their needs. “

Videos

Images

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From the Episcopal Diocese of Missouri

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Previous Travels to Sudan

If you want a glimpse and a sound of life prior to conflict, look and listen here.

Songs from worship recorded in the Episcopal Diocese of Lui by Episcopal Diocese of Missouri Missioners in 2006, prior to conflict.

 

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