Prayers and Thanksgivings for the Nation during January 10th Services

TOMORROW, Sunday, January 10th, 
during the 8:00 and 10:30 services
As we continue to process the disturbing events that took plat at our nation’s capitol last Wednesday, we will offer prayers and thanksgivings for the United States during tomorrow’s 8:00 a.m. outdoor eucharist and 10:30 a.m. live stream worship (watch at

A Collect for the National Life
Almighty God, who hast given us this good land for our heritage: We humbly beseech thee that we may always prove ourselves a people mindful of thy favor and glad to do thy will. Bless our land with honorable industry, sound learning, and pure manners. Save us from violence, discord, and confusion; from pride and arrogance, and from every evil way. Defend our liberties, and fashion into one united people the multitudes brought hither out of many kindreds and tongues. Endue with the spirit of wisdom those to whom in thy Name we entrust the authority of government, that there may be justice and peace at home, and that, through obedience to thy law, we may show forth thy praise among the nations of the earth. In the time of prosperity, fill our hearts with thankfulness, and in the day of trouble, suffer not our trust in thee to fail; all which we ask through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. (from the Book of Common Prayer, page 820)