A Prayer for Courage to Seek Justice for Transgender People

Praying for Peace and Justice on May 7, 2023

Let us pray.

Holy One, we learn from the Bible that we are made in your image and so when we look around, we have to notice that you have many images including those that defy gender specification. 

Our trans brothers and sisters need your help and we need your help in making our voices heard on their behalf, in seeing them, in respecting them, in loving them.  May it be so.  Amen.


In 1997, Pat Conover preached a sermon at Seekers coming out as a transgender person.  Pat received a warm reception for the sermon, with people noting the honesty, the courage, the vulnerability. …

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A Prayer for Body Autonomy and Reproductive Justice for the Women of the United States

Peace and Justice Prayer for March 3, 2024

Let us pray.

Holy One,

I am scared. The women of America are scared.

We are slowly losing hard won rights to decide for ourselves what we want to happen to our bodies. We are once again becoming the second class citizens we were some fifty years ago.

With a pen stroke our rights were stripped from us by the Supreme Court, our ability to get IVF treatments was destroyed in Alabama, in Florida and Texas and other places we are prevented from getting reproductive medical care to save our own lives.

I am angry, Holy One.…

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A Prayer to Heal the Wounds Caused by Antisemitism

Praying for Peace and Justice on March 17, 2024

The Call of Seekers Church says that we see ourselves as “called into Christ’s ministry
of deliverance from bondage to freedom in every personal and corporate expression.
We recognize the value of each individual and seek to heal any wounds of
discrimination inflicted by our society and church.”

As I take seriously this season’s reflection about the Church’s responsibility to address
White supremacy, I cannot help feeling that while it is essential, it is also insufficient.
Almost from its very beginnings, what eventually came to be known as the Church,
began to differentiate itself from the Jewish people, and in so doing unleashed nearly
2000 years of hatred and lies against the very people from which it sprung.…

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2024 April Stewards Minutes


Final Stewards Minutes

April 14, 2024

Stewards present: Marjory Bankson, Peter Bankson, Ken Burton,

Joan Dodge (meditation), Elizabeth Gelfeld, Judy Lantz, David Lloyd, Sandra Miller (moderator), John Morris, Trish Nemore, Brenda Seat, Keith Seat, , Deborah Sokolove, Jacqie Wallen (notetaker), Glen Yakushiji, Margreta Silverstone.

Stewards absent:  Cynthia Dahlin

Nonstewards present as guests: Liz Gould-Leger, Jeanne Marcus

Moderator: Sandra

Worship/Meditation: Joan

Recorder: Jacqie


The next Stewards will be held on May 12th at 4 pm on Zoom.

Moderator – Ken

Recorder – Margreta

Meditation leader – Sandra

Review Team for Trish

SLT members  are typically reviewed every 4 years to discern whether they are still called to be on the team.…

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