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Prayer of the Week, Jan. 16, 2015
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“God, and Father of us all, be with us as we struggle with the uncertainty of our lives. Help us know your loving care will never be dissolved by our fears; that you will be with us always, in the trials and joys of this life, and in the life to come. Amen”
George Martin

The author of this week’s prayer notes, “When we are asked by a friend or family member to pray for them, we sometimes do not know what to ask, and we say we will, but seldom do. Here is a simple method you can use to help you comply and genuinely pray as requested.” Instead of “be with us,” he personalizes the prayer with the name of the person.

The Great Bend Tribune accepts short prayers from readers to run each week in this space. Prayers should approximately 50 words long and the original work of the writer. Include your name and a way for the Tribune to contact you. Send church news/prayers to the Great Bend Tribune, 2012 Forest Ave., Great Bend, KS 67530 or email