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Interfaith Worker Justice is a network of people of faith that calls upon our religious values in order to educate, organize, and mobilize the religious community in the United States on issues and campaigns that will improve wages, benefits, and conditions for workers, and give voice to workers, especially workers in low-wage jobs.
September 2nd, 2011
A Prayer for Labor Day
Lord, we see our neighbors hurting as they lose their jobs to layoffs and plant closings and their homes to foreclosure. We pray that in the midst of turmoil, they feel your presence. Lord of compassion, hear our prayer Lord, our elected officials are seeking solutions to this economic crisis; let them not forget workers, who through the sweat of their brows, keep this country going. Lord of compassion, hear our prayer Lord, as we face the uncertain future, give us the spirit of integrity, that we would hold up those who are in severe distress, as we are all your children and made in the image of God. Lord of compassion, hear our prayer Lord, we pray for employers that they would not bow to idols in the worship of wealth,…
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