O God, You are our refuge and our rock: we put our trust in You.
to work together in harmony in the work You have given us, and let our
deeds bring honor to Your name. Let us
make your Word and commandments our sure foundation, and seek always to
forgive rather than condemn. Let us remember the generous love You have
given us, and uphold each other in our trials. Break the chains of fear
and enmity we carry, and help us lift up the banner of love and
Extend the shelter of your mercy over those for whom we pray