--for eternal life in Jesus Christ our Lord;
--for the opportunity for repentance and the grace of forgiveness;
--for family and friends;
--for the fellowship and partnership of the Body of Christ;
--for help and healing and wholeness;
--for the presence and power of the resurrected Christ in our midst.
--in the living of these days;
--in the journey we are on with you;
--in the acknowledging and confessing of our sins;
--in the hurts and struggles and fears that our families sometimes encounter;
--in the strengthening of our relationships and of our partnerships in the Body of Christ;
--in our sicknesses, our grief, our brokenness,
--in our continuing and growing awareness that the resurrected Christ is in our midst.
In the name of Jesus,