Prayers of the People, August 23

by Prayers of the People Team

Lector: Let us lift our voices in prayer, joining with the faithfulthroughout the world who offer their intercessions this day,responding, “Lord, hear our prayer.” Give your grace to those who care for children in fosterhomes, sustain them with patience, and encourage them toprovide a family of love and respect; let us pray.Lord, hear our prayer. […]

Prayers of the People, August 9

by Prayers of the People Team

Eternal God, we are blessed to know you through your church. Give us the courage to answer your call as Joseph answered Israel, here I am.As you hear our prayer help us to take heart and not be afraid. Eternal God, we are blessed to live in these United States even as we face a […]

Diocesan response to Beirut explosion and US protests

by SKM

Dear People of the Diocese of Olympia,   We’re all shocked and saddened by the terrible and tragic explosion in Beirut, Lebanon that, as of now, has claimed over 150 lives and injured more than 5,000 other individuals. Bishop Rickel contacted me to express his deep sorrow over the loss of life. The blast zone […]