Weekly Readings

Prayer of the Day

O God, you show forth your almighty power chiefly by reaching out to us in mercy. Grant us the fullness of your grace, strengthen our trust in your promises, and bring all the world to share in the treasures that come through your Son, Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord. Amen.

 

Sunday Scripture Readings: 

1 Kings 17:8-16
Psalm 146
Hebrews 9:24-28
Mark 12:38-44
    

Daily Readings this Month

 

Household Devotions

Morning Prayer
Providing God, you journeyed with Ruth and comforted Hannah when their lives were burdened by grief. Grant us faith to believe you will provide a future where we see none, that bitterness may turn to joy and barrenness may bear life. Amen.

Evening Prayer
God our redeemer, in sustaining the lives of Naomi and Ruth, you gave new life to your people. We ask that from age to age, new generations may be born to restore life and nourish the weak, by returning to you  those things we once thought ours. Amen.

In Our Prayers
God of life, we praise you for your abiding presence from generation to generation, blessing your people, strengthening us to lives of service, empowering us to witness. Hear the prayers we offer on behalf of your creation.

Especially we pray for those known by the St. John's family:  Mina, Marie, Edith, Grayce, Melissa, Dolores, Fred, Dale,
Crystal, Judy, Todd, Kathy, Julie, Andrea, Camille, Norbert, Duane, Gale, Dave, Jim, Russell, Dylan, the Lind family
and all who are in need.

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.
   
We pray for our bishops Elizabeth and Don.

God of life, we praise you for your abiding presence from generation to generation, blessing your people, strengthening us to lives of service, empowering us to witness. Hear the prayers we offer on behalf of your creation.