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Jesus took the loaves, and when he had given thanks, he distributed them to those who were 
seated; so also the fish, as much as they wanted. - John 6:11 (NRSV)

It was my turn to help with the Saturday lunch ministry at church, and it was evident we were going to have a full house that day. A fellow volunteer looked out into the hall, counted 80 guests, and announced that more people were on the way. The kitchen workers...

Today's Prayer
O God, may we never tire of finding ways to feed those who are hungry. May all who hunger be filled. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Matthew 14:13-21

Thought for the Day

From my modest offerings God can create abundance.

Prayer Focus

Those without enough to eat

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