GSCC Update - January 20, 2021
Inauguration Day
From the Lead Pastor:

A Prayer for Safety

All powerful and ever-living God,
Guard our Capitol, State Houses, Federal Buildings,
our churches, our homes, our schools, 
our hospitals, our factories, and all the places where we gather. 
Deliver us, Oh God, from harm and peril. 
Holy One, Protect our land and its peoples from enemies within and without.
Grant victories founded upon justice.
Instill in the hearts and minds of men and women everywhere
a firm purpose to live in peace and good will toward all.
We ask this through Christ our Lord.

~ adapted from Dorcas as posted on RevGalBlogPals.


A Prayer for Good Government

Give the government justice, O God,
and give righteousness and mercy to those who represent us.
Help us strive together for a government that makes justice for all.

God, you demand justice for the poor and deliverance from their needs.
Help us work steadfastly for political systems that care for the least among us.

God, you call us to be peacemakers in all things, large and small.
Help us to seek peace and pursue it with all our hearts, minds, and resources.

God of all, give us the courage to speak truth to power.
God of justice, help all those in power to seek truth.

O God, give us the conviction to elect a government
that gives priority to the “least of these.”  Amen.

~ written by Dan Claude, and posted on the Marianist Social Justice Collaborative website.

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Food on the Move - Thursdays in January
Food on the Move - Thursdays in February
Community Meal - February 7
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Calendar for the week of January 20 - January 27:

Wednesday, Jan 20 - Inauguration Day

9:30 am - Conversation Time via GTM
10 am - Bible Study via GTM

Sunday, Jan 24

10 am - Worship online

Tuesday, Jan 26

11:30 am - 12 pm - Pantry Item pick-up at GSCC

Wednesday, Jan 27

9:30 am - Conversation Time via GTM
10 am - Bible Study via GTM
7 pm - Coffee Table Conversation via GTM

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