There is no need to turn church into a patriotic rally on Memorial Day weekend. But the church certainly should acknowledge the occasion.
The peace of Christ changes everything. Even for Soldiers who are trained to wage war.
I noticed that in Evangelical Lutheran Worship, the worship book of my church, there are no specific prayers for Memorial Day or the occasion of remembering those who died in service to our country. There are prayers for the armed forces and for our nation's leaders and other related topics, but nothing that quited seemedContinue reading “A Prayer for Memorial Day”