Prayer: Great and Loving God we come before You today in awe and praise. Holy God, grant peace in Your world……. Great and Loving God, we lift up in prayer to You today Your Church. May Your Church be a place of worship and of joy….. may division and dissention cease. Holy God, grant us Your peace. Great and Loving God, we lift up in prayer to You today Ministers and Elders who are our spiritual guides……. Grant them wisdom in their decision and love in their envisioning of what our Church is to become. Holy God, grant us Your love. Amen.