Prayers

Weekly Prayers of the People

Prayers of the People: May 6

When you hear the words, ‘God of Boundless Love’, please answer with ‘Hear our Prayers’. Let us quiet ourselves as we pray… read on

Prayers of the People: April 29

Let us prepare to pray as we listen to today’s Prayers of the People: It is available to anyone and anything. As often as it may be used, the power of its purpose, its sincerity and its intent, remains undeterred, undiluted, undiminished. read on

Prayers of the People: April 22

   When you hear the words, “O Creator of the Earth,” please respond with “Hear our prayers.” read on

Prayers of the People: April 15

To the bidding, “God of peace and love,” please respond:  “Hear our prayers.” Let us come together in prayer: God of peace and love…    “Hear our prayers.” read on

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

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

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

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

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

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