Prayers of the People, Easter, April 21

by SKM

Lector: Lord, we rejoice this Easter day with all members of your Church giving thanks for the resurrection of your Son, may our Presiding Bishop Michael, our Bishop Greg, our priests Berto and Hugh make the words of your Gospel come alive in our hearts so we may be your servants spreading the good news. […]

Prayers of the People, April 14

by Prayers of the People Team

Lector:  Beloved Creator:   Today we observe with grateful hearts the arrival of Christ into Jerusalem. We celebrate with palm leaves, symbols of healing and joy, in anticipation of the journey of this coming week. Our deepest prayer is that we will fully take Christ’s teachings into our Hearts, leaving sin and selfishness behind.  People:  We give thanks for your boundless […]

Prayers of the People, April 7

by Prayers of the People Team

Lector:  Dear Lord, You are the alpha and omega of all. In this time of our deep concern for the world we pray. Teach us each to be a messenger of Jesus, to bring his love through us into the world. You are our God. Our time is in your hands. We pray for our thoughts and actions […]

Prayers of the People, March 31

by Prayers of the People Team

Precious Lord, master of reconciliation, reconcile us one to another. Deliver us from the hatred that divides and kills. Be especially with the bereaved of New Zealand. Lord, make us a new creation in Christ. Precious Lord, you have entrusted us, your church, with the ministry of reconciliation. Show us the way of love: teach […]

Prayers of the People, March 17

by Prayers of the People Team

Lector: Dear Creator—Lent has hardly begun and you have given us a holiday, an occasion to celebrate the feast day of Patrick, whose footsteps took him all over Ireland very early in the history of your Church.  Like us, Patrick did not know the historical Jesus, yet he was inflamed by love and loyalty to represent your […]

Prayers of the People, March 10, 2019

by Prayers of the People Team

Lector: Dear Lord, We come to you in prayer among the swift and frightening changes in the world. Our peace for the world comes with the teachings and example of our Lord Jesus Christ. In this special time of Lent, we open our hearts in prayer to your spirit of transformation. Let us each feel […]