Prayers of the People

 

PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE Form IV                             BCP p. 388

 

 

Let us pray for the Church and for the world.

 

Grant, Almighty God, that all who confess your Name may be united in you truth, live together in your love, and reveal your glory in the world.

 

Lord, in your mercy

Hear our prayer.

 

Guide the people of this land, and of all the nations, in the ways of justice and peace; that we may honor one another and serve the common good.

 

Lord, in your mercy

Hear our prayer

 

Give us all a reverence for the earth as your own creation, that we may use its resources rightly in the service of others and to your honor and glory.

 

Lord, in your mercy

Hear our prayer

Bless all whose lives are closely linked with ours, and grant that we may serve Christ in them, and love one another as he loves us.

 

Lord , in your mercy

Hear our prayer.

 

Comfort and heal all those who suffer in body, mind, or spirit. We pray for: Joan, Michael, Tom, Jane, Mani, Jack, Jo, John, Glen, Jim, Sandy, Judy, Marilyn, Karen, Catherine, Julie, Lois, Trish, Janet, Betsy, Jane, Leo, Brena, Kathleen, Patricia, and Bishop Susan Goff.

Give them courage and hope in their troubles, and bring them joy of your salvation.

 

Lord, in your mercy

Hear our prayer.

 

We commend to your mercy all who have died, that your will for them may be fulfilled; and we pray that we may share with all your saints in your eternal kingdom.

 

Lord, in your mercy,

Hear our prayer.

 

Let us pray together prayer for St. Dunstan’s Church,

 

O gracious God, we thank you for the abundant blessings you continually bestow upon St. Dunstan’s Church. We pray that your Holy Spirit would inspire and lead us, the current stewards of this community, in renewal, rejoicing, and restoration. Help us to convert the hopes and dreams of our capital campaign into reality, as we strengthen this church to fulfill our mission to build and strengthen relationships among God and God’s children, through Christ our Lord. Amen.