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Prayers of the People, January 14

by Prayers of the People Team

Dear Mother/Father, God of Heaven and Earth, We come to you in prayer, each in our own way, with hearts open to your love. We are gathered in your beautiful church, Emmanuel, on this rock by your waters of the Salish Sea. Lord, we are grateful for the gift of your abundant blessings, for this […]

Spiritual Formation Book Club resumes January 25, 2018

by SKM

Our Spiritual Formation Book Club group will start the discussion of a new book on Thursday January 25th at 1:00p.m. The book chosen is The Meaning of Mary Magdalene: Discovering the Woman at the Heart of Christianity by Cynthia Bourgeault. This book as been described by our former Presiding Bishop, The Most Rev. Dr. Katherine […]

Bishop Rickel’s Statement on the Shootings in Sutherland Springs

by SKM

Dear Ones, My heart, as I am sure yours does, breaks as I hear the news coming out of Texas this weekend. During this Sunday’s services at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas, a 26-year-old white male entered the building and killed at least 27 individuals, injuring others. While the details are still […]

Prayers of the People, November 5

by SKM

Lector: Eternal God, we bless you at all times; may Michael, Greg, Berto and Hugh who lead your church as well as all ministers be faithful leaders and may we be faithful servants. We seek you Eternal God, and you answer us. Eternal God, may the leaders of this nation and state, Donald and Jay, […]

Prayers of the People, October 1

by SKM

Lector: With all our heart and with all our mind, let us pray to the Creator, saying, Creator, have mercy . On your earth, the garden of life, Creator, have mercy . On soil, that it may be fruitful in all seasons, Creator, have mercy . On rocks and minerals that form the foundations for […]

Prayers of the People, August 6

by SKM

Lector: In gratitude for your divine guidance, Beloved Father-Mother Creator of all that is, we come before you now and ask that peace and wisdom flood our hearts just as your radiant being overwhelmed the disciples so many years ago. Lord hear our prayer. We ask that blessings and wisdom fill the daily lives of ourselves, […]