Opening Prayer: 1 Kings 19: 8-15

Here’s an opening prayer of invocation inspired by Elijah’s encounter with God at Mount Sinai (1 Kings 19: 8-15).  It was written by Katherine Hawker.

Prayer of Invocation
(inspired by 1 Kings 19: 8-15)

Holy God of wind and fire;
Dance through this room today.
Holy God of earthquakes and illness;
Share our tears of sadness and pain.
Holy God of creation and new beginnings;
Show us again your vision of healing and wholeness.

~ written by Katherine Hawker (1995), and posted on Liturgies Outside.