Prayers of the People, 14 March 2021

Holy God, we give you thanks because you are our Creator, giver of life and of every breath we take. Above all, we give thanks for your steadfast and gracious love for each of us. We thank you for this world in its amazing beauty and complexity. We pray for its peace and the healing…

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Blessing

As we leave this time of stillness and return to our day, may we be delighted by beauty may we be enveloped by tenderness may we be nurtured by love. And may our inner silence bring us peace to be shared. Amen. May it be so. Jose Faustino Altramirano, in Imaging the Word (given by…

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Prayers Second Sunday in Lent (Bill Rush, March 8, 2020)

Gracious God, in love you created us for yourself. We thank you for the gift of life and for all that sustains us. We thank you for Our Lord Jesus Christ, who paid with his broken body, the price for our sins. In this Lent, give us a deeper understanding of this overwhelming love. We…

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Prayer – Church Council 12 February

Pastoral Prayer: Epiphany 6A (inspired by Psalm 119: 1-8, 1 Corinthians 3: 1-9) Loving God, we seek to follow your desire And walk in your ways To observe your commandment Love God, love self, love others Bless, O God, this land and All the lands of the earth Fill the minds and hearts Of leaders…

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Prayers of Intercession and Petition (Ian Thomas, 19 January 2020)

Sunday 19 January 2020 Prayers of Intercession and Petition Let us pray Uppermost in our minds are our personal and collective concerns for all those suffering the devastation of the bushfires. We pray especially for all those whose loved ones have died, those who have lost homes, treasured possessions and livelihood, for those who have…

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