Prayers of the People, February 25

Lector: Almighty and Eternal God, we give thanks for Michael, our Presiding Bishop, Greg, our Bishop, Berto and Hugh, our priests, and all ministers of your church, may they set their minds on divine things rather than human things, so we commit ourselves to proclaim the good news of abundant life in the world God […]

Prayers of the People, February 18

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Lector: Oh holy Creator, we thank you for our congregation, for our priests, Berto and Hugh, for our Bishop Gregory, and the leadership of our greater spiritual community. May their mission of service continue to be ful?lling and progressive according to the highest possible good for all beings. May all keep your covenant in love […]

Prayers of the People, February 11

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Lector: Dear Father/Mother God, we pray with gratitude for your constant love. We pray for the whole world, in these times of turmoil, violence and loss of respect for humankind. Let your light shine out of darkness, on the world of all your children. May our hearts shine with the love of Jesus. Love is […]

Prayers of the People, February 4

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Lector: Dearest Lord, we pray for an end to human violence and enmity. Help us to ?nd common ground in truth and justice, in mercy and compassion for our brothers and sisters, near and far. We pray for peace in Jesus’s name. Dearest Lord, we pray for an end to homelessness. Around the world, inequality […]

Prayers of the People, January 28

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Lector: Eternal God, we pray for your church in all its forms and for all ministers especially Michael, our presiding bishop, Greg, our bishop, Berto and Hugh, our priests; may they be prophets that we heed. Your work is full of majesty and splendor. Eternal God, we pray for these United States, may we be […]

Prayers of the People, January 21

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Lector: Oh God, Great Mystery Beyond Knowing: You are the Alpha and the Omega. You speak through the wind and the thunder, the sunshine and the rain, in our living and our dying, in our laughter and our crying, and all the melodies of creation. You move through and about the world we see, the […]

Prayers of the People, January 14

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Dear Mother/Father, God of Heaven and Earth, We come to you in prayer, each in our own way, with hearts open to your love. We are gathered in your beautiful church, Emmanuel, on this rock by your waters of the Salish Sea. Lord, we are grateful for the gift of your abundant blessings, for this […]

Prayers of People, January 7

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Father, Mother God, we begin a new year with high hopes for peace on earth. If we are to achieve peace, we know that it will only be through love, love that is patient and kind, love that does not envy or boast, love that is not arrogant or rude, love that does not insist […]

Prayers of the People December 31

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Lector: Abba! We give thanks for all ministers of your church, especially Greg, Berto and Hugh; may they be a witness to testify to the light, so our faith is strengthen to be your servants. Grace and truth come through you Jesus. Abba! We give thanks for this nation and its leaders, especially Donald and […]

Spiritual Formation Book Club resumes January 25, 2018

by SKM

Our Spiritual Formation Book Club group will start the discussion of a new book on Thursday January 25th at 1:00p.m. The book chosen is The Meaning of Mary Magdalene: Discovering the Woman at the Heart of Christianity by Cynthia Bourgeault. This book as been described by our former Presiding Bishop, The Most Rev. Dr. Katherine […]