February 2-8

Gracious God of overwhelming love, tune our hearts to sing your grace. In this season of holy and active waiting, we pray that your unconditional love would provide the very foundation for resisting unjust rules, systems, and structures, which diminish our witness to all your children. Help us boldly proclaim the love you have for all persons, regardless of sexual orientations or gender identities. Make us people who affirm the gifts and graces you bestow on each and every person, including the gift of loving relationships and the grace justifying a call to ministry. Remind us that love is made real not by word but by action. Help us relentlessly pursue love of neighbor, as you relentlessly pursue us, until such time that our church truly embraces and affirms the dig-nity of LGBTQIA+ siblings in Christ. Amen.

Scripture Readings (Common English Bible)

  • Sunday: Isaiah 43:1-7
  • Monday: Lamentations 3:21-24
  • Tuesday: Matthew 22:34-40
  • Wednesday: 1 John 4:7-11
  • Thursday: 1 John 4:13-21
  • Friday: 1 Corinthians 16:13-14
  • Saturday: Romans 8:31-39


That our LGBTQIA+ siblings would know that they are deeply loved by God.

That God’s perfect love might drive out our fears and anxieties in this season of uncertainty.

That the decisions of the denomination would be grounded in and guided by love.

That all people would grow in love for God and neighbor.


May we be rooted and grounded in the faithful and loyal love for God. May that same love shape our whole being and our faithful doing, now and forever.

Recent Updates

March 22-28
Merciful God, do not turn away from me, for I am in pain. Hateful and deadly words and actions are being hurled against your LGBTQ children, while too many people stand silently by. I hold fast to your promise that you are never far from those who are suffering. Draw near -- and transform me! […]
March 15-21
Gracious and merciful God, you summon us when we are weary and carrying heavy burdens, and then you promise rest. But there are days when we are waiting for healing and redemption, when the Spirit groans alongside us, and we don’t know how to pray. We can’t find the words, and yet we hold on […]
March 8-14
God, we find ourselves in a time of great sorrow. Give us the gift of tears that moves us beyond sadness into compassion. Inspire and empower us not only to cry about others but also to weep with them. Teach us to lament, so that we do more than regret our circumstances; we resolve to […]
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February Worship Planning Worksheet
We invite you to incorporate the work of resisting harm into the worship life of your church or group.  This worksheet is a tool for use by individuals or groups, as a starting point for finding ways to incorporate #ResistHarm into regular Sunday worship, small group meetings, or vigils and special services; it includes some starting points, […]
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Liturgy from enfleshed
With a commitment to spiritual and theological depth and the centering of marginalized experiences, conversations, and communities, enfleshed seeks to provide liturgy, devotionals, curriculum, preaching, training, and pastoral care that addresses honestly, tenderly, and directly, the beauty and pain of living enfleshed lives.
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Songs for the Holy Other
The Hymn Society has edited and shares this free volume of hymns affirming the LGBTQIA2S+ community. Visit their site to download.
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