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: March 22

I want to start by saying what an honour it is to write these prayers this week. It’s been a challenging week for us all, and at times I have been slipping into despondency. This opportunity to focus on God and prayer is just what I need right now. The people of the Bible were read on

Prayers of the People: March 15

On this, the 3rd Sunday in Lent, we reflect on the all-inclusive power of God’s reach that enables and empowers us to adapt to the great big challenges we face here at home and throughout the world.  So, when you hear the words, Great Big God please respond with “Hear our Prayers”. read on

Prayers of the People: March 1

During the prayers, when I say:  “Weaver of love” please respond with “hold us in peace.”  Let us pray together… God in and of our lives, we gather in this community of lovers and peace-seekers, knowing your love moves and weaves among us, and within us. read on

Prayers of the People: February 9

Loving God, open our hearts and still our minds as we prepare for prayer.  In the stillness, may we feel your presence guiding us as we pray.  When you hear the words:  “God of Peace and Love”, please respond with “Hear our Prayers.” read on

Prayers of the People: February 2, 2020

Breathing deeply and slowly we settle and center ourselves for prayer — and as we prepare ourselves to go from this place to live as disciples of Jesus, the Christ. read on

Prayers of the People: January 19

When you hear the words, “God of all creation,” please respond with “hear our prayers.”  God of surprises, you call us from our everyday, ordinary lives to new ways of being read on

Prayers of the People: January 12

Please join me in the prayers of the people today; When you hear the words,” God of Light”, please respond with “Hear our prayers”. read on

Prayers of the People: January 5

When you hear the words, “Loving God”, you may respond with, “Hear our prayers”. read on

Prayers of the People: December 29

Peace on Earth can it be? Years from now, perhaps we’ll see? read on

Prayers of the People: December 8

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