Lord Jesus, thank you for being a God of justice and mercy, for being a God that demonstrates justice and mercy toward us. We praise you that “righteousness and justice are the foundation of Your throne; mercy and truth go before Your face" and that You ”love justice."
prayers of the people
In our Prayer Guide, the month of May is when we recognize and pray for the formerly incarcerated community. Read our prayer!
We hope you will be comforted by this prayer written by Tory, our Manager of Mobilization. This prayer was shared during Palm Sunday and Easter Sunday services by Redeemer Presbyterian Church this year.
God, you are the maker of heaven and earth. You created each and every one of us. There is nothing that you do not see. There is not a thought or feeling that I have that I can hide from you. You know all of my fears and all of my hopes.
For an annual Hope for New York Sunday event, a special prayer was shared at Redeemer Lincoln Square: "Father, remind our hearts that there are no ordinary people, that there are no mere mortals, but that every person is an image bearer of the most high, deserving of honor."