Please be in prayer for our city. The news is reporting that police were involved in a shooting in SE Raleigh this afternoon. Crowds of protestors are beginning to gather. Please pray for God’s protection and covering over the entire situation and for everyone involved.
Below is a prayer from our Prayer Book for God’s help in the midst of conflict. It may be helpful to guide our prayers for our city during this time.
Prayer In Times of Conflict
O God, you have bound us together in a common life. Help us, in the midst of our struggles for justice and truth, to confront one another without hatred or bitterness, and to work together with mutual forbearance and respect; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.