A Prayer for the Shooting Victims in Charleston

We pray today for the people of Emanuel AME Church, and all the people of Charleston, South Carolina.

God our deliverer, gather our horror and pity for the death of your children, members of the prayer group at Emanuel AME Church, into the compass of your wisdom and strength, that through the night we may seek and do what is right, and when morning comes trust ourselves to your cleansing justice and new life; through Jesus Christ our Savior. Amen.