Posts by Prayers of the People Team

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Prayers of the People, December 4

Precious Lord, in this season of your birth, we pray for the reconciliation promised in Isaiah. Help us to lay aside our arguments, that we might find peace with one another. Be especially with those suffering war, oppression, violence and dislocation. In Christ we pray. Precious Lord, we pray for our church, that we might […]

Prayers of the People, November 27

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Lord, we give thanks for your church in all its forms and especially this Emmanuel parish. We give thanks for our Bishop Greg, our priests Berto and Hugh, asking that they may teach us your ways so we may walk in your path. Lord, hear our prayer so we may walk in the light of […]

Prayers of the People, November 20

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Oh Beloved Christ, Heartbeat and Light of the World—on this special day we celebrate the great glory you offer to all the nations. We are reminded that even as the King of Glory, you shed your own precious blood for all of us; you suffered humiliation and disgrace so that even the most downtrodden and degraded among […]

Prayers of the People, November 13

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Dearest Mother, Father God of all.  You are the Alpha and Omega. We come to you in prayer, for all the world, as we are all one under you God. We come to you Lord for our strength. We pray with gratitude for our Emmanuel Parish, especially our Rector, Father Berto, and Priest, Father Hugh, […]

Prayers of the People, November 6

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Precious Father Mother God, we pray for peace in the world. Peace in our hearts, peace in our families, peace in our communities, peace in our nation, peace among nations. Be especially with those suffering war and other catastrophes, including the heartbroken parents of the young people who were crushed in South Korea. In Christ […]

Prayers of the People, October 30

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You are righteous, O LORD. Our soul waits for the LORD who is our help and our shield. O Lord, we are grateful for your church. We thank-you for the presence of our Bishop Greg this past week and our Priests, Berto and Hugh. May they inspire us to fulfil by your power every good […]

Prayers of the People, October 23

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Beloved Mystery, Great One beyond knowing fromwhom all things are made…we thirst for you, even as we knowyou are here with us, in the smoldering fires, the gentle rain, andall creatures—those who worship you and those who do not yetknow you. We love you and thank you for our life on thisbeautiful planet and desire […]

Prayers of the People, September 18

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Dear Father, Mother 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, Jesus Christ. We pray for your churches to be instruments of your peace in the world, wherever there is fear and oppression, let […]

Prayers of the People, September 11

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Precious Lord, on this fateful anniversary, we pray that the nations of the world might find peacewith one another. We pray, especially, for the citizens suffering war, hunger, fear, andoppression.In Christ we pray.Precious Lord, guide your church in the faith and love that are Jesus Christ, that we might bewitnesses for compassion and justice, both […]

Prayers of the People, September 4

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Oh Holy Mystery, beyond all knowing.  Your glorious presence penetrates the known and unknown, the sacred and the profane, reaching beyond time to the outer reaches of space, filling our hearts with wonder. We seek you, long for you, and love you. Help us to love you more by blessing us with the will to live […]