Prayers of the People, January 19

by Prayers of the People Team

Lector: Beloved Great Mystery—We praise you and thank you  for all the goodness you bring us:  our community, our friends, our comforts.  Our hearts reach in gratitude for all those who serve your intentions with mindful kindness here on this earth:  we mention especially our bishop, our archbishop, our priests—Michael , Gregory, Berto and Hugh—our visiting pastor, Nancy, and all […]

Prayers of the People, January 12

by Prayers of the People Team

Dear God, maker of Heaven and Earth, and everything in it.  We come to you in prayer, each in our own way, with hearts open to your love. We are grateful for this beautiful house of worship, Emmanuel, on this rock by your waters of the Salish Sea. Dear God, maker of Heaven and Earth, […]

Prayers of the People, January 5, 2020

by Prayers of the People Team

Lector:   Precious Lord, we pray for the restored dignity of human nature, so that once again, young women shall rejoice in the dance, and the young men and old shall be merry. Lord, with the eyes of our hearts enlightened, we pray for peace in 2020. Precious Lord, happy are the people whose strength […]