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Prayer Mondays: Memorial Day

Barring my faulty memory (and if I’m not lazy) I want to post prayers on Monday from all over Church History and then throughout the modern day, and then my own. This one comes from the Rev. Dick Kozelka of the First Congregational Church of Minnesota for Memorial Day.

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Memorial Days and A Promised Non-Memorial

We don’t know exactly when or where first American Memorial Day was celebrated. We know that it was originally called Decoration Day; we know that a the close of the Civil War that folk decorated the graves of dead soldiers; we know that the officially declared birthplace was Waterloo, NY. Whatever the case may be…

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