Prayer of the Day
Gracious God, throughout the ages you transform sickness into health
and death into life. Open us to the power of your presence, and make us a
people ready to proclaim your promises to the whole world, through Jesus
Christ, our healer and Lord. Amen.
Sunday Scripture Readings:
James 2:1-10 [11-13] 14-17
Wisdom of the universe, you bear the pain of your people. Grant us the
gift of wisdom, that we may discern your way and live justly and
graciously amid the struggles of this world. Amen.
Holy Lord, maker of us all, you call us to love our neighbors as
ourselves and teach us that faith without works is dead. Open us to the
opportunities for ministry that lie before us, where faith and words and
the need of our neighbor come together in name of Jesus Christ, our
In Our Prayers
Lord God, friend of those in need, your Son Jesus has untied our
burdens and healed our spirits. We lift up the prayers of our hearts for
those still burdened, those seeking healing, those in need within the
church and the world.
Especially we pray for those known by the St.
John's family: Mina, Marie, Dale, Dolores, Diane, Crystal, Judy,
Julie, Andrea, Camille, Norbert, Duane, Gale, Dave, Jim,
Russell, Dylan, the Lind family and all who are in need.
for all who grieve for any reason. Especially we pray for the family
of Kay St. Aubin, the family of Terry Golder, the family of Joyce
Graylish, the family of Carl Bevins.
We pray for all who rejoice
for families gathering, for baptisms, and for all good things.
We pray for our bishops Elizabeth and Don.
Hear our prayers that we
may love you with our whole being and willingly share the concerns of our