Good and gracious God,
we come before you with heavy hearts
as we remember the events of 9/11.
For some of us
today is a mixed bag of emotions.
We hurt deeply
for those who lost their lives
and those who lost their loved ones.
We mourn the nearly 3000
who died that day.
We are humbled by the bravery of the first responders.
We continue to grieve with our neighbors
in the loss of our national …