An Office of Lament in a Time of Social Strife

UPDATED: The video has been included for those who would like to be guided through the resource below.


The following office is adapted from A Book of Prayer and Order (2020).

It is designed to help us pray intentionally in times of social strife and unrest. As we confess sin and plead with our Heavenly Father to provide us wisdom and to hear our prayers, we are forced to face our weaknesses. Forced to acknowledge the deep needs of our own hearts as we look for ways of living in a world marked by peace and justice.

You can download the document here [PDF].

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