Prayers and Meditations

Morning Prayer 090820

September 8, 2020

Meditation You need to be generous to yourself in order to receive the love that surrounds you. You can suffer from a desperate hunger to be loved. You can search long years in lonely places, far outside yourself. Yet the whole time, this love is but a few inches away from you. It is at…

Read More

Conflict Resolution in Three Easy Steps

September 6, 2020

Conflict Resolution in Three Easy Steps Rev. Robert P. Hoch, Ph.D. First & Franklin Presbyterian Church September 6, 2020 Baltimore MD 21201   Matthew 18:15-20 15“If another member of the church sins against you, go and point out the fault when the two of you are alone. If the member listens to you, you have…

Read More

Morning Prayer 090420

September 4, 2020

A daily opportunity for community prayer, scripture reading, and meditation. You are invited to join us at 7 a.m. from Tuesday through Friday for a virtual Zoom meeting (please see link information below), in which you may find strength for today and bright hope for tomorrow. The service lasts about 30 minutes. Zoom Connection: Topic:…

Read More

Morning Prayer 090320

September 3, 2020

A daily opportunity for community prayer, scripture reading, and meditation. You are invited to join us at 7 a.m. from Tuesday through Friday for a virtual Zoom meeting (please see link information below), in which you may find strength for today and bright hope for tomorrow. The service lasts about 30 minutes. Zoom Connection: Topic:…

Read More

Morning Prayer 090220

September 2, 2020

A daily opportunity for community prayer, scripture reading, and meditation. You are invited to join us at 7 a.m. from Tuesday through Friday for a virtual Zoom meeting (please see link information below), in which you may find strength for today and bright hope for tomorrow. The service lasts about 30 minutes. Zoom Connection: Topic:…

Read More

Morning Prayer 090120

September 1, 2020

A daily opportunity for community prayer, scripture reading, and meditation. You are invited to join us at 7 a.m. from Tuesday through Friday for a virtual Zoom meeting (please see link information below), in which you may find strength for today and bright hope for tomorrow. The service lasts about 30 minutes. Zoom Connection: Topic:…

Read More

Morning Prayer 082820

August 28, 2020

A daily opportunity for community prayer, scripture reading, and meditation. You are invited to join us at 7 a.m. from Tuesday through Friday for a virtual Zoom meeting (please see link information below), in which you may find strength for today and bright hope for tomorrow. The service lasts about 30 minutes. Zoom Connection: Topic:…

Read More

Morning Prayer 082720

August 27, 2020

A daily opportunity for community prayer, scripture reading, and meditation. You are invited to join us at 7 a.m. from Tuesday through Friday for a virtual Zoom meeting (please see link information below), in which you may find strength for today and bright hope for tomorrow. The service lasts about 30 minutes. Zoom Connection: Topic:…

Read More

Morning Prayer 082620

August 26, 2020

A daily opportunity for community prayer, scripture reading, and meditation. You are invited to join us at 7 a.m. from Tuesday through Friday for a virtual Zoom meeting (please see link information below), in which you may find strength for today and bright hope for tomorrow. The service lasts about 30 minutes. Readings for August…

Read More

Morning Prayers 082520

August 25, 2020

A daily collection of prayers, scripture readings, and meditations. You are invited to join us at 7 a.m. from Tuesday through Friday for a virtual (Zoom) meeting, in which you may find strength for today and bright hope for tomorrow. Daily Readings for Tuesday, August 25, 2020 Morning Psalms 54; 146 First Reading Job 6:1-4,…

Read More

What Kind of God?

April 5, 2020

A poem by the Indian poet Kabir (1440-1518) from translator Daniel Ladinsky’s Love Poems from God: Twelve Sacred Voices from the East and West.   “What Kind of God?” What kind of God would He be if He did not hear the bangles ring on an ant’s wrist  as they move the earth in their…

Read More

So You Want to Talk About Lynching – a prayer

October 24, 2019

A Litany for Remembrance by Robert Hoch (October 24, 2019) Adapted from Michele Norris, “So You Want to Talk About Lynching?” in the Washington Post (23 October 2019) So you want to talk about lynching?   O God, we confess that we know too little about lynching.   A lynching involved a man or a…

Read More