Posts by Prayers of the People Team

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Prayers of the People, March 7

Intercessor:   Dear Lord, We come to you in prayer among many frightening changes in the world. We feel we have lost our “usual” patterns of daily life. Each day comes with new concerns and uncertainties. Lord, these are human thoughts. We turn to you for God’s thoughts. May all the ends of the earth […]

Prayers of the People, February 28

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Intercessor:   Precious Lord, we are deeply thankful for the scientists and workers who developed and are distributing the vaccines that will end the worldwide pandemic. Be with our exhausted health- care workers, who have have stood by us through unimaginable loss and suffering. In Christ, we pray. Precious Lord, be with church leaders and […]

Prayers of the People, February 21

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O Lord, we pray for your church, especially our leaders Michael, Greg, Berto and Hugh may they show us your ways and teach us your paths so we may work to fulfil your mission. My God, I put my trust in you. O Lord, we pray for these United States may we recognize how fractured […]

Prayers of the People, February 14

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Intercessor: Dear Holy Creator – On bended knee with open hearts we pray to you in gratitude and supplication.  We praise and thank you for the general improvement in matters pertaining to the pandemic. We pray that people adhere to the safety guidelines and that delivery goes smoothly for the vaccine program. On this Valentine’s […]

Prayers of the People, February 7

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Intercessor:  Dear Lord, everlasting God, the Creator of the ends of the earth, We pray for the whole world in these times of turmoil, violence and the Covid pandemic. These times are difficult for us to comprehend. Our faith is steadfastly in you, Lord.  Lord, you heal the brokenhearted and bind up their wounds. We pray […]

Prayers of the People, January 31

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Intercessor:  Dearest Lord, we pray for your guidance during a pandemic that is especially threatening to essential workers, the elderly, and the poor. Help us speed the vaccine to the most vulnerable and to positively address the circumstances that make them vulnerable — inadequate housing, unsafe workplaces, and lack of health care. In Christ we […]

Prayers of the People, January 24

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Steadfast love is yours, O Lord, we give thanks for the leaders of your church, especially Justin, Michael, Greg, Berto and Hugh as we look to them to remind us that the kingdom of God has come near; repent, and believe in the good news. God, you are our refuge. Steadfast love is yours, O Lord, we […]

Prayers of the People, January 17

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Intercessor:  Oh Holy Creator, our hearts cry to you; guide and protect our leaders, especially at this time our President Elect and Vice-President Elect, Joseph and Kamala, as they prepare to take the reigns of a chariot whose wheels seem ready to fall off.  Please keep them, and all people, safe from harm, and help […]

Prayers of the People, January 10

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Intercessor:  Dear God of Heaven and Earth, we come to you in prayer, with our hearts open to your love. As we each stay in our separate space, we are grateful to be gathered in community through Emmanuel Parish with inclusiveness for all.   Lord, we are strengthened by the power of sharing your Love. We […]

Prayers of the People, January 3

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Dearest Lord, in this season of epiphany, we ask that you might turn our mourning into joy, that you give us gladness for sorrow, and that we might exchange sickness and hunger for health and plenty, for all the peoples of the world In Jesus’s precious name, we pray. Dearest Lord, happy are those whose […]