Posts by Prayers of the People Team

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Prayers of the People, November 29

Lord God of heavenly forces, we give thanks for all priests and leaders of your church, especially Justin, Michael, Greg, Berto and Hugh. May they teach us to stay alert so we will be ready for your coming. Shepherd of Israel, listen! Restore us, God! Lord God of heavenly forces, as this Thanksgiving weekend comes to a […]

Prayers of the People, November 22

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Intercessor Oh Christ the King, on this your special day, We, your people, praise you and trust the path we walk with you. We thank you for the wisdom of Berto and Hugh, who do their best to keep us attuned with our faith community. We ask blessings and encouragement for them and for spiritual […]

Prayers of the People, November 8

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Precious Lord, we pray for health and healing as the world continues to suffer the effects of the pandemic.  Help us respond gracefully to the social isolation that prevents us from gathering with our families and friends during the holiday season. Gift us with patience, kindness, compassion and generosity in the coming months. In Christ […]

Prayers of the People, November 1

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Lord,  we thank you with our whole heart as we give thanks for your church and our priests Berto and Hugh; may we be your humble servants in this temporal world.  God’s praise lasts forever! Lord, we give thanks for these United States as we approach this election in a period of division. Let us […]

Prayers of the People, October 25

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Lector:  O Great Love, thank you for living and loving in us and through us. May all these prayers, and all that we do in the coming week flow from our deep connection with you and all beings. Hear our hearts’ longings for the healing of our troubled world and for protection of what is […]

Prayers of the People, October 18

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Lector: Dear Lord of heaven, let everything that has breath, praise you Lord. We open our hearts to you in prayer. Bless the hearts and hands who keep our Emmanuel church thriving, alive and available, especially in these times of uncertainty in our lives.We are grateful that you are with us Lord.Bless the leadership, commitment […]

Prayers of the People, October 11

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Lector:  Precious Lord, as the world struggles with sickness, climate change, and ongoing issues of oppression, injustice, homelessness, and hunger, please turn your tender heart toward our prayers for healing and health. We pray that our faith will be a powerful force for good in the world. In Christ we pray. Dearest Lord, happy are […]

Prayers of the People, October 1

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Eternal God, we give thanks for your church and our leaders Michael, Greg, Berto and Hugh. We ask that they help us to remember the sabbath day and not be confident in temporal things, so we may be a people that produces the fruits of your kingdom. In the power of the Holy Spirit, make […]

Prayers of the People, September 20

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Lector:   Dear Lord of All, we pray together for our world, for our nation, and for our environment. We come to you in the midst of our anxiety, with the earth in upheaval, fires, smoke, hurricanes, extreme temperatures and earthquakes. We pray for those suffering from fires, smoke, and those who have lost their […]

Prayers of the People, September 13

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Dearest Lord, our world is stricken by a common loss of health, life, and security.  As one world, we fear for our future.  As one world, then, bring us together to care for each other.  Help us to remember our common creation and salvation in love.  Dearest Lord, your church is your servant on earth.  […]