Prayer of the Day
Almighty God, you sent your Holy Spirit to be the life and light
of your church. Open our hearts to the riches of your grace, that we may
be ready to receive you wherever you appear, through Jesus Christ, our
Savior and Lord. Amen.
Sunday Scripture Readings:
Hebrews 11:1-3, 8-16
God of justice, your word is light
and truth. Let your face shine on us to restore us, that we may walk in
your way, seeking justice and doing good. Amen.
Evening PrayerGod of judgment and grace, you ask not
for sacrifices but lives of trusting faith that acknowledge your power and
mercy. Give us faith as deep and strong as Abraham's and Sarah's, that we
may follow you through all our days as did Jesus Christ our Savior. Amen.
In Our Prayers
Creator God, you call us to love and
serve you with body, mind, and spirit through loving your creation and our
sisters and brothers. Open our hearts in compassion and receive these
petitions on behalf of the needs of the church and the world.
Especially we pray for those known by the St. John's family:
Mina, Marie, Margaret, Diana,
Eileen, Mary, Rosie, Denise,
Jen, Kate, Clarence, Tanni, Marge, Evy,
Sharon, Dave, Cheryl, Diane, Jackson, Linda, Lorraine, Dianne,
Kassidy, Alvoy, Dolores, Fred, Julie,
Camille, Norbert, Duane, Gale, Jim, Dylan, the Lind family
and all who are in need.We pray for all who
grieve for any reason.
Especially we pray for The family of Terese DeMattei
Fletcher (Camile Miller’s friend), the family of Judy Huebener, and all
Caregivers. We pray for all who
rejoice, for families gathering, for baptisms, and for all good things.
We pray for our bishops Elizabeth and Don.
One, hear our prayers and make us faithful stewards of the fragile bounty
of this earth so that we may be entrusted with the riches of heaven. Amen.