Prayers of the People, October 20

by Prayers of the People Team

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

by Prayers of the People Team

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 […]

Emmanuel gives $6,000 to Orcas charities from July’s Market Day

by SKM

Emmanuel Episcopal Parish has donated $6,000 in proceeds from its 2019 Market Day sale to Orcas Island charities. “Market Day is an island tradition that gives to everyone,” said Emmanuel’s Rector, Berto Gándara-Perea.  “Donors find use for their clutter, buyers get great stuff at low prices, and the money helps our community in many ways.” […]

Prayers of the People, October 6

by Prayers of the People Team

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 […]