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Guided by the light of Christ, let us pray for the coming dawn of joy, healing, and comfort for all God's people
Give light to your people, Lord. As the darkness grows and we await the return of daylight, give new life to your church. Shape our communities to be faithful vessels of the gospel for the sake of the world.
Restore your creation, Lord. You give the earth opportunities for both sleep and awakening. Thank you for the gift of restful seasons…

The season of Advent begins this week. We are encouraged to wait in prayer and reflection and with expectation for the celebration of Christmas that is coming. Below are several devotion resources for the seasons that are free and available online or to print.

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Renew the life of this earth, O God, even as it groans because of misuse and decay. Cultivate in us an eager longing for a healthy and life-giving earth
Bridge the chasms that divide the nations, O God. Inspire a reconciling vision among the world's leaders, and bring together people of differing commitments for the sake of the world's most vulnerable people.
Embrace those who suffer, O God. Give peace to all who are near death, hope to those who are depressed, shelter…

History was made when the Rev. Tikiko Namata Lesuma was ordained and elder during the service of ordination at the 169 th session of the California-Nevada Conference. Lesuma is the first Fijian person to be ordained an elder in The United Methodist Church (UMC). "It's very humbling. I feel so blessed and so privileged to be ordained…It's an opportunity to be able to encourage more Fijian folks to come into leadership in our conference, and the broader church," says Lesuma. "It is God's…

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