Posts by Prayers of the People Team

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Prayers of the People, January 20

Lector:  Dear Creator – we are your people, the People of the Book.  We celebrate the progression of the story of your son, Jesus the Christ, through each year, awakening anew the joy and hope that the shepherds and angels celebrated on the night of your birth. Today we remember another celebration in the marriage […]

Prayers of the People, January 13, 2019

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Lector:  Dear God, we pray with gratitude for your constant love. Thank you for your son Jesus Christ, teaching us how to be in this world in love and service. How priceless is your love, O God. In your light we see light.  May the Holy Spirit be in us like a dove of peace. We […]

Prayers of the People, January 6, 2018

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Lector: Precious Lord, in this season of Epiphany, guide the nations of the world to your light, that they might proclaim peace for all peoples. In Christ, we pray. Precious Lord, we have seen your star. Set your church on the path of loving-kindness, your purpose for us on earth. In Christ, we pray. Precious […]

Prayers of the People, December 30

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Lector: Merciful God, we give thanks for Michael, our presiding bishop, Greg, our bishop, Berto and Hugh, our priests and all faithful priests of your church, may they share the Spirit of your son who is in their hearts with us so that we may be a light that shines in the darkness.  Grace and […]

Prayers of the People, December 23

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Lector:  Oh dear Creator, it is less than two days before we celebrate the birth of the Saviour . How we look forward to this expression of innocence and hope and family.  You are indeed the light of the world, shining brightly in the darkness. And despite the liturgical brightness  of the season, the cloak […]

Prayers of the People, December 16

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Lector:  Dear God, we pray in these precious Advent days of winter, for your grace to shine upon us, that we may carry the light of your love. Lord, May the light of your countenance open our hearts, that we may share your love in service to others.  We pray in the hope which Advent […]

Prayers of the People, December 9

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Lector: Precious Lord, there are too many in our world who su?er from war, hunger, and violence. We pray that you will shine your compassionate love on those who dwell in darkness and the shadow of death, and that you will guide our own feet on the path of peace. Lord, help us bring your […]

Prayers of the People, December 2

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Lector: We pray for your church and especially for Michael, our Presiding Bishop, Greg, our Bishop, Berto and Hugh, our priests, and Jerry who is with us today, may each of them show us your ways, O Lord, and teach us your paths to restore whatever is lacking in our faith as we begin our […]

Prayers of the People, November 25

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Lector: Dear God—What is going on with your planet and your children? Fires, hurricanes, floods and famine. Wars and addictions and abuses of all kinds–abuses to children, to the helpless, to animals, to the very earth itself. Senseless and repeated shootings in widespread areas. Religious persecution. Unrelenting self-importance. God, lately it seems that it’s one […]

Prayers of the People, November 18

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Dearest Lord of all that is, that was, that shall be. You are the Alpha and Omega. We come to you in prayer, for all the world, as we are all one people under you God. We come to you Lord for our strength. We pray for the power of your peace throughout your churches […]