Archive for the 'Prayers' Category

August 23, 2015

a prayer for peace in South Sudan

Most merciful and loving God, how precious is your Name. This morning I pray for all those in distress from war and violence in every land. I especially lift up the people of South Sudan where peace is so desperately needed. Let your grace abound and let the power of of your Holy Spirit minister […]

August 9, 2015

a prayer for the power to serve

Gracious and most merciful Creator, You have graced us beyond comprehension. All that we have, even life itself, is a gift from you. And for all that we have received we give you thanks and praise. Even as we praise you for the mercy and love you have poured into our lives we recognize that […]

August 2, 2015

a prayer for faithfulness

Most gracious and loving God, I come to you this morning to give you praise and offer you my heartfelt thanks. I worship you and open myself to you again. Grant me your wisdom today. Allow me to see those around me through the eyes of Jesus and to respond with both grace and compassion. […]

June 7, 2015

a prayer for the poor & forgotten

O GOD, Almighty and merciful, who heals those that are broken in heart, and turns the sadness of the sorrowful to joy; Let your fatherly goodness be upon all that you have made. Remember in pity those who are this day destitute, homeless, or forgotten by their fellow men. Bless the congregation of your poor. […]

May 31, 2015

a prayer for peace and good will

Holy God, you have made of one blood all nations that dwell upon earth.  Look with mercy upon us, and drive away our evil passions of fear and hatred.  Grant that united in good will we may live together in charity and joy, each in the praise of great achievements, in rivalry of good and […]

May 17, 2015

a prayer for compassion

A Prayer for Compassion Lord God, We confess: our lifestyles are too busy, our focus self-centered, and our world is consumed with fear, greed, and pride. Sometimes, Lord, we react to the pains of others with a flippant “who cares?” Yet, in our more receptive times, when Your Voice calls to our innermost beings, We […]

May 10, 2015

a prayer for hungry mothers

Gracious God and glorious Creator, as we celebrate Mother’s Day and give thanks for the love and care provided by our mothers, we recognize that your love and your care sustains all of us, and even this planet we call home. We give you thanks for your presence in our lives and we thank you […]

May 3, 2015

a prayer for a world without poverty

I Dare to Pray For A World without Poverty I dare to pray: Lord, let the world be changed, For I long to see the end of poverty; I dare to pray: Lord, let the rules be changed, For I long to see our economic structures bring justice to the poor; I dare to pray: […]