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Dear God,

We serve a tradition of sacrifice, service and compassion to our fellow man but somewhere along the way we became lost. The fire service was once a calling and now has become a career.

Our values have been compromised and slowly eroded. And in the midst of serving we have forgotten the one who called us. We have forgotten you!

We model ourselves after the verse “Greater love have no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.” (John 15:13)

Yet we sacrifice for others and choose not to sacrifice for you or for our brothers. Bring us back O God.

Let us be refreshed, renewed, and reignite the fire of our gift from God that is within us…

So we may bring back brotherhood and glorify your name. May it all be for you Jesus who was the greatest servant of all.

Amen.

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