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Cast your burden on the Lord, and he will sustain you; he will never permit the righteous to be moved. - Psalm 55:22 (NRSV)

The members of our youth group were weighed down by heavy burdens and many worries. When the time came for our monthly hike, the leaders saw a great opportunity to help the teens to trust the Lord with their concerns. Each youth received a backpack and water bottle for the...

Today's Prayer
Compassionate God, thank you for lifting us up and sustaining us. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Matthew 11:28-30

Thought for the Day

I can be free from the weight of worry when I lay down my burdens at the cross.

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I join many of those who will pray for you as you seek to discern what you are called to be at this moment. May God grant you the courage to fulfill that calling. May we all open our eyes and see the misery, open our ears and hear the cries of God’s people, and, like God through the Lord Jesus Christ, be incarnate amongst them.” 

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