Prayers of the People, August 24

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

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 […]

Prayers of the People, August 4

by Prayers of the People Team

Lector:  Beloved Creator, we thank you for your many gifts:  We are especially grateful for our priests, Berto and Hugh, who model kindness and resiliency on the path of compassionate service.  And we thank  you for our bishop, Greg, and our presiding bishop, Michael, whose reach broadens the compass of our faith, and includes many of the forgotten and […]

Prayers of the People, July 28

by Prayers of the People Team

Lector:  Dear God, Lord of All Heaven and Earth, Hallowed be your name.  We pray for the world, for families in distress, for children in need of safety and comfort, and for those who flee from danger and fear.  We surrender our longing into your hands, Lord, in the name of Jesus Christ. We are all […]