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: 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

Prayers of the People: December 1

Let us prepare to pray as we listen to today’s Prayers of the People.  On this, the first Sunday of Advent, we reflect on Hope.  We want to contemplate the meaning of hope in the context of our lives. read on

Prayers of the People: November 24

During the prayers, when you hear:  “Comforting Spirit” please respond with “wrap us in love and hope.” Let us pray. read on

Prayers of the People: November 17

Let us settle back, clear our minds, open our hearts and enter into prayer. When  you hear the words: “Lord, source of our blessings,” please respond with “Hear our prayers.” read on

Prayers of the People: November 10

Let us pray for peace, for compassion to those who are struggling, and hope for us all.  When you hear the words, “O God, in your compassion,” please respond with, “Hear our prayers.” read on

Prayers of the People: October 27

Breathing deeply, breathing prayerfully, we settle our bodies and quiet our minds. Gentle Strong Divine Love, it is you willing us into holiness, healing our brokenness, patiently reshaping our sharp edges to mould us into your kind of beauty. read on

Prayers of the People: September 22

When you hear the words, “God of rain and rainbows,” please respond with “Hear our prayers.” read on

Prayers of the People: September 15

Please join me in the prayers of the people today. Whenever our congregational response comes,  please remember who needs mercy and blessing with that beautiful Greek prayer: Kyrie Eleison. read on

Prayers of the People: August 25

Good Morning, let us prepare to pray as we listen to today’s Prayers of the People. So, when you hear the words, God of Diversity, please respond with “Hear our Prayers”. read on

Prayers of there People: August 18

During the prayers, when I say:  “God of Diversity” please respond with “fill us with compassion and courage.” read on