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Sunday, September 16, 2007

Sunday Prayer

Wondrous Creator, Source of Life and Goodness, hear our prayers this day. Hear the yearning that pours out of us with every beat of our hearts - a yearning to live in ever-deepening relationship with you - a yearning to bring your light and love into our world.

Thank you God for the beauty and majesty of this planet we share, and for the trust you place in us to care for it. Forgive us when we have fallen short of that responsibility, and build up our desire to preserve and care for all of creation.

We thank you for one another – for communities of faith in which the Spirit inspires creativity, laughter and a sense of shared ministry.

God of Compassion, we pray for all of your children in every corner of the world…
…for those who are hungry, fearful or dying because of HIV/AIDS, malaria, tuberculosis and the effects of polluted drinking water.
…for those who live in fear as war and oppression rob their lives of joy and freedom.
…for those who are grieving the loss of someone dear to them.
…for those whose best potentials cannot be reached because of poverty, addiction, abuse or social policies.
…for those who are ill or facing surgery or treatments.
…for children and teens who are growing up in an often confusing world.

God, may all of these, and all who suffer in body, mind or spirit find peace in your presence with them. May your Spirit bring comfort, healing and peace, for we ask it in Jesus’ name. And now we pray as he taught his friends to pray when they gathered together…


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  1. Say a prayer for my RevGals, I got an emergency call last night and the upshot is it looks like I'll be leading worship today and preaching off the top of my head. Prayers for the Holy Spirit.


  2. Praying for you Tandaina.

    In thanksgiving for Sue, whose Sunday prayer begins my day and is always thoughtful and meaningful.


  3. Thanks ladies, ended up only having to preach. With no notes and an hour's prep that's quite an experience but we all got through.

    Lesson learned, pay attention to the sermon prep of your sisters you never know when all those ideas they trigger in you will be needed!



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