Prayers of the People

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“Prayers of the People” is part of our regular order of service. These prayers offer the concerns and thanksgivings of our congregation.

Prayers of the People are written and presented by our members rather than by the minister.

 

In the World Council of Churches:

This week we also pray for a Member of our Presbytery

2018 Prayer list for Members of Kootenay Presbytery

 

An archive of previous prayers can be accessed on the “Past Prayers” page.

Prayers of the People: June 10

 Today we pray and ask that the mission of the United Church, Nelson United, and all organizations who reach out to do your work, will be strengthened, through us, and by others, to assist our communities.  Help us to build and sustain relationships to improve your world, by those who seek social, economic, environmental and read on

Prayers of the People: June 3

Will you all join me in the Prayers of the People, and when you hear “God of simplicity,” please respond with “hear our prayers”. read on

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

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

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

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