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Prayers of the People: April 1– Easter

Prayers of the People: April 1– Easter

This morning we have gathered around the Communion Table. As Jesus taught and lived, it is an all-inclusive table. As Nelson United we are an Affirming Congregation, we are intentionally lovingly inclusive. So at this time of prayer, I’d like you to picture in your minds others taking their place at this Table – those we read on

Eastertide

Easter as an annual celebration of the Resurrection that lies at the center of a liturgical year has been observed at least since the fourth century. read on

Prayers of the People: March 25

Prayers of the People: March 25

During the prayers, when I say, Spirit of Joy, please respond with “guide us on our journey.” In silence, and as one, we breathe deeply and calm our hearts, minds and bodies. Let us pray… read on

Prayers of the People: March 18

Prayers of the People: March 18

Let us join our hearts and minds as one in prayer. When you hear the words “Jesus, grant us the strength to carry our cross” please respond with “Hear our Prayers.” read on

Annual General Meeting

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Prayers of the People: March 4

Prayers of the People: March 4

Oh, to wash the world! So much needs to be righted and healed. As small city folk, we have not the reach to fix it all! But we can do it in small voices, and the small voices can become a big chorus. We can start with the strength of communal prayer. Join me today read on

Prayers of the People: February 25

Prayers of the People: February 25

Along with today’s psalm and gospel reading the companion Hebrew scripture is from Genesis and is one of the many stories of Sarah and Abraham. I find comfort and encouragement in their stories. read on

Prayers of the People: February 18

Prayers of the People: February 18

Let us quiet our minds and open our hearts as we pray for those in the world and in our community. When you hear the phrase, “Oh Holy One” please respond with  “hear our prayers.” read on

Prayers of the People: February 11

Prayers of the People: February 11

Creator God, we see hints of the springtime that is coming – in greening bud of Forsythia and Japonica; in return of soft, cheery and familiar birdcall; the drip off rooftop and disappearance of melting snow cover, with more confident footsteps down the bare sidewalk. read on

The Mustard Seed: Lent

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