The Office of the Chaplain United States House of Representatives

Reverend Dr. Thomas A. Erickson

The National Presbyterian Church
Washington, DC

Sponsor: Rep. Rep. George Nethercutt, (R-WA)
Date of Prayer: 06/11/2003

Opening Prayer Given by the Guest Chaplain:

Almighty and ever–gracious God, you have given us this good land as our heritage. We thank you for patriots in the past who have occupied this chamber and whose dedication has secured the liberties we enjoy today. Bless those who now hold office in this House. We thank you for their commitment to the highest ideals of freedom. Enable them to do their work with wisdom and kindness, that their legislation may enhance life, liberty, and justice for all. In your holy name we pray. Amen.

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