A Collect to Bring Peace Despite Our Own Walls

Limitless God, for whom there is no barrier or opposition that can keep you from your will, let not any barrier that we or our enemies have erected keep you from standing among us, but give us courage to take down the walls that we have crafted between us, that you would stand among, bringing peace and comfort to needy souls, through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, One God, world without end. amen. ‘ When it was evening on that day, the first day of the week, and the doors of the house where the disciples had met were locked for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood among them and said, “Peace be with you.”‘ – John 20:19