Resources in "Prayers for Various Occasions"
Prayer affords us the opportunity to strengthen our hope and our resolve for health and wholeness.
A prayer of appreciation for the creative intentions of God.
May we see God's presence and strength among the vulnerable of our day.
In this Collect we invite wisdom inherent in Epiphany to sweep over us.
Our request for the light of God to shine in our lives brightly and in full force is heard and will be answered.
Expression of gratitude for the spirit and symbols of our common union. This prayer may be offered after communion.
Offering this prayer in unison brings us together and the words illustrate our common journey.
May we be available and open to all in words and in deeds.
We pray for transformation in places of worship to be a better community.
One in the Spirit and one in worship — we pray!
Inviting blessing upon the elements of bread and the cup offers us opportunity to reflect upon God's presence with us all in every place.
Rejoice in this offering of thanksgiving at the Communion Table for the gathering of all and the shared meal.
Jesus says, Come to me, and I will give you rest. A rest that is not passive, but is having the weight and concern of this life taken from you.
Our conversations with God are often times of healing and reminders of our growing edges. This prayer calls us to express love everywhere and to everyone.