Please pray for wisdom for the leaders in the United States government, that they work through the days ahead to come to a swift resolution. May your hand be upon them.
“The tragedy of yet another government shutdown is that at the very time we are trying to encourage the formation of democracies in other parts of the world, our government gridlock is a showcase to many for its failure. The impact of our political gridlock is global. We continue to pray for a renewed spirit of bi-partisanship for our country.”
-ABCUSA General Secretary A. Roy Medley
“Pray for the individuals and family wage-earners employed by the federal government who will be furloughed without pay.”
-Executive Director of American Baptist Women’s Ministries Virginia Holmstrom