Posts by Prayers of the People Team

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Prayers of the People, October 20

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Dear Lord, God of all You are the Alpha and Omega of our lives. In this time of our deep concern for the world, we pray. Teach us to boldly follow the example of Jesus, our savior. You are my God. My time is in your hands. Lead me to use it in service, as […]

Prayers of the People, October 13

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Lector:  Precious Lord, the works of your hands are faithfulness and justice.  Let the songs your people sing praise the marvel of your creation and ring out justice for all living things. Lord, may we be continually given to good works. Precious Lord, you caution us, your church, to avoid wrangling over words.  Help us […]

Prayers of the People, October 6

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Dear Lord God, Creator of all. We come to you in our weakness, asking you to hear our prayers, with reverent submission to your will, and gratitude for your son, our teacher of serving others with humility, Jesus Christ. Guide us into trust and faith as your servants. We pray for your churches to be instruments […]

Prayers of the People, September 29

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Lector: Loving Creator, Author of all that Is, hear the words of your children who bow before you in bewilderment and gratitude.  We  thank you for love, for friendship, for beauty, for fresh water and clean air, for our community. We thank you for the continuing guidance and wisdom of our priests, Berto and Hugh, our bishop, Greg, […]

Prayers of the People, September 22

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Lector: Let the name of the Lord be blessed and praised.  We pray for your Universal Church, may supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for everyone, so your mission be fulfilled.  Lord, hear our prayer. Let the name of the Lord be blessed and praised.  We pray for this nation, especially our President Donald, […]

Prayers of the People, September 15

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Lector: Dearest Jesus, we have worshipped the many golden calves of the material world, causing inequality, war, and destruction of the planet. With the faith and love of which you are the everlasting source, help us to live peacefully and compassionately with each other and your creation. Holy spirit, in all things direct our hearts. […]

Prayers of the People, September 8

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Eternal God, we pray for your church and its leaders especially our Presiding Bishop Michael, our Bishop Greg, our priests Berto and Hugh, may they lead us like Moses did so we may love you, walk in your ways and obey your commandments. Our delight is in the law of the LORD Eternal God, we […]

Prayers of the People, September 1

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Lector:Loving Creator, Author of All that Is, hear the words of your children as they echo across time.  We of Emmanuel are especially grateful for our daily abundance: we thank you for love, for friendship, for beauty, for fresh water and clean air, for our Orcas community. We thank you for wise and wonderful spiritual leadership:  our […]

Prayers of the People, August 24

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Lector: Dear Lord of our creation and salvation, we open our hearts to you in prayer. For your churches throughout the world, may they be inspired and guided through your Holy Spirit to serve others. You call us to offer food to the hungry and satisfy the needs of the afflicted.   Let our light rise in […]

Prayers of the People, August 17

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Dearest Lord Jesus, we do not know how to explain the present time — the violence, the suffering, the wounds to the earth and its inhabitants.  We seek your guidance in healing love. Pioneer and perfecter, we follow in your blessed steps. Dearest Lord Jesus, help us, the members of your church, to follow the […]