Prayer of the Day
God of compassion, you have opened the way for us and brought us
to yourself. Pour your love into our hearts, that, overflowing with joy,
we may freely share the blessings of your realm and faithfully proclaim
the good news of your Son, Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord. Amen.
Reading the Scripture:
Exodus 19:2-8a; Psalm 100; Romans 5:1-8; Matthew 9:35-10:8[9-23]
fulfill the ancient promise of salvation, O God, you made a covenant with
our ancestors and pledged them descendants more numerous than the
stars. Grant that all people may share in the blessings of your
covenant, accomplished through the death and resurrection of your Son and
sealed by the gift of your Spirit. Amen.
Evening PrayerGod of
the prophets and apostles, you greeted old Abraham and Sarah with news of
wonder and life. Send us into the world to preach good news, as Jesus
did, heal the sick, resist evil, and bring the outcast home. Amen.In Our Prayers
Friends in Christ, God invites us to hold the needs of our sisters
and brothers as dear to us as our own needs. Loving our neighbors as
ourselves, we offer our thanksgivings and our petitions on behalf of the
church and the world.
Especially we pray for those known by the St.
John's family: Mina, Kay, Julie, Jim, Dee, Terri, Dylan, Caiden,
Richard, Beth, Allison, Marga, Marie, Richard, Jim, and all who are in
We pray for all who grieve for any reason.
Especially we pray for ....
We pray for all who rejoice for
families gathering, for baptisms, and for all good things.
for our bishops Elizabeth and Don.
Hear our prayers, God of
power, and through the ministry of your Son free us from the grip of the
that we may desire you as the fullness of life and proclaim your
saving deeds to all the world. Amen.