Posts by Prayers of the People Team

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Prayers of the People, August 14

Precious Lord, teach us how to interpret the present time, that we might speak your wordfaithfully in pursuit of peace for all peoples and the earth itself.In Christ we pray. Precious Lord, we celebrate the return of Father Berto. What joy in our hearts! And we aredeeply grateful for the loving leadership of Father Hugh […]

Prayers of the People, August 7

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Eternal God, we give thanks for your church and its leaders especially Terry who is with us this morning, Greg, our Bishop, and Michael, our Presiding Bishop. Give them guidance and inspiration, so that their words may remind us that faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen. Our […]

Prayers of the People, July 31

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Oh Holy Creator, Sacred Mystery—we thank you for the beauty of creation, for the hard-working souls who made Market Day a success, for the return to health of so many, and for many other gifts and boons, a few of which we mention here (pause )……We ask continued blessings for our beloved priests, Berto and […]

Prayers of the People, July 24

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Dear God, Lord of All Heaven and Earth, hallowed be your name.  We pray for the world, for families in distress, for children in need of shelter, safety and comfort, and for those who flee from danger and fear.  We surrender our longing into your hands Lord, in the name of Jesus Christ. We are all […]

Prayers of the People, July 17

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Precious Lord, in this troubled world, help us to treat all strangers as Abraham did, offeringwater, food, and a place to rest, for the stranger might be the Lord himself.In Christ’s name, we pray. Precious Lord, help us to discover the Christ in ourselves by following your commandment to love one another. We especially thank you […]

Prayers of the People, July 10

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Eternal God,we give thanks for your church and its leaders who teach us to turn to you with all 0our heart and with all our soul and to love our neighbors as ourselves. We pray we listen faithfully to their teaching and remember the Samaritan who knew that discerning who our neighbor is should not […]

Prayers of the People, July 3

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Oh Sacred Creator, Holy Wisdom-Our yearning souls reach out to you. The mystery of existence, the rise and fall of nations, and the darkness of the suffering world are almost too much to bear.  Tomorrow we celebrate the independence of this country from restrictive colonial powers.   Please help us to treat others with the respect […]

Prayers of the People, June 26

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Dearest Holy God, Lord of All Heaven and Earth, We pray to you with our hearts longing to know your peace. We surrender our longing into your hands Lord, in the name of Jesus Christ. I will follow you Lord. We pray for your churches, to speak out for human rights and equality of all […]

Prayers of the People, June 19

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Father/Mother God, like Legion, we pray that you cast out the demons in our hearts, so that we might live in peace and harmony. Be especially with those suffering violence and oppression. Father/Mother God, hear our prayer. Dearest Father/Mother God, thank you for the gift of our priests, Berto and Hugh, and for the lay […]

Prayers of the People, June 12

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Intercessor: Oh Beloved Creator—On this Trinity Sunday we come before you with renewed praise andadoration. You give us so much. Help us to more fully experience you through your manyexpressions—as Creator, in all the children of the world, and in the Holy Spirit.Oh Sacred Trinity, open wide our hearts that we may receive your truth […]