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: January 28

 God of Light, teach us to be followers of your law, despite our human fallibility. Help us to trust in you and in the love you would have for us, and to understand that your law is dependent on us needing one another and that no one is any less important. So, when you hear read on

Prayers of the People: January 7

As we prepare our hearts for prayer, I ask each of us to take a moment to think of something that we are truly grateful for in our lives. It might be something small, or something quite significant. It might come to mind right away, or perhaps it might take awhile. When you hear the words read on

Prayers of the People: December 31

Let us join our hearts and minds as one in prayer. When you hear the words “God of Peace and grace,” please respond with “Hear our Prayers.” read on

Prayers of the People: December 17

During the prayers, when I say: “Spirit of Grace and Love” please respond with “hold us and lift us.”   In our silence, and as one, we breathe deeply and rest our minds and bodies, answering the call to prayer.  Let us pray. read on

Prayers of the People: December 3

Please join me in the Prayers of the people. When you hear me say, “God who surrounds us,” respond with “Hear our prayers.” read on

Prayers of the People: November 26

It is said that prayer is the Pilgrims walking stick. As chaos ricochets around the world, we ask that God’s peace descend upon us. May your words, God, be a buffer against the distractions of the world where fragmentation seems part of our lives. When you hear “May the blessing of Peace be upon us,” please read on

Prayers of the People: November 19

Matthew’s gospel reading for today includes the following: “Come, share my joy.” read on

Prayers of the People: November 12

Let us join our hearts and minds as one in prayer. When you hear the words, “God of Peace,” please respond with “Hear our Prayers.” read on

Prayers of the People: October 29

God our creator, we come here to seek your presence in our lives and to respond to that presence with gratitude for your care and love. We come humbly acknowledging our imperfections yet striving to become your mind’s image of us. read on

Prayers of the People: October 22

When you hear the words, “God of all of us,” please respond with, “Hear our Prayers.” Let us pray. read on