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Jesus said, “Where two or three are gathered in my name, I am there among them.” - Matthew 18:20 (NRSV)

When I served as a pastor at a church in Pennsylvania, someone called me with a personal concern. As the conversation ended, I asked if I could pray with him. Sounding surprised, he asked, “Can we do that over the phone?” Praying over the phone was new for him. Maybe...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, remind us that you can draw us together in community no matter the physical distance between us. In your holy name we pray. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Matthew 8:5-13

Thought for the Day

There is no distance in prayer.

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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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