Nearly a week since the most devastaating earthquake inb history, rescue workers in Turkey and Syria still search for signs of life in freezing temperatures. The death toll has risen even ince this morning to more than 33,000. We continue to pray.
UCC Associate Minister Karen Georgia Thompson shared this prayer:
God of grace and mercy, there are many who are suffering loss today. Around the world and in our communities we are mourning. Today we come holding in our prayers our siblings in Turkey and Syria who are still searching and rescuing survivors and victims of this earthquake. Be present with these families and communities during this time of crisis and need. Be a source of strength and comfort through these days ahead. Help us to be present on behalf of those in need. We pray in Jesus’ name. Amen.
St. Thomas UCC, BEthlehem worship service audio 2/12: