Prayer of the Day
God our creator, the resurrection of your Son offers life to all
the peoples of earth. By your Holy Spirit, kindle in us the fire of your
love, empowering our lives for service and our tongues for praise, through
Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the
Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen.
Sunday Scripture Readings:
Psalm 104:24-34, 35b
Holy God, you spoke the world into being. Pour your Spirit to the ends of
the earth, that your children may return from exile as citizens of your
commonwealth, and our divisions may be healed by your word of love and
Evening PrayerLiving God, you have created all that
is. Send forth your Spirit to renew and restore us, that we may proclaim
your good news in ways and words that all will understand and believe.
In Our Prayers
Empowering God, you gave the church the
abiding presence of your Holy Spirit. Look upon your church today and hear
our petitions.Especially we pray for those known by
the St. John's family: Mina,
Marie, Pam, Felicia, Donna, Clarence, Tanni, Marge,
Greg, Evy, Cris,
Cheryl, Terry, Mike, Sharon, Kay, Dave, Cheryl, Diane, Therese, Jackson,
Linda, Lorraine, Linda, Dianne, Kassidy, Alvoy, John,
Chris, Dolores, Fred, Judy, Julie, Camille, Norbert, Duane, Gale,
Jim, Dylan, the Lind familyand all who are in
need.We pray for all who grieve for any reason.
Especially we pray for
The family of Lisa (Baumgart) Lumetta, the family of Todd
Doreau (Olivares’ neighbor), 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.
Grant that, gathered and directed by
your Spirit, we may confess Christ as Lord and combine our diverse gifts
with a singular passion to continue his mission in this world until we
join in your eternal praise. Amen.