O God, who by the glorious resurrection of your Son Jesus Christ destroyed death and brought life and immortality to light: Grant that we, who have been raised with him, may abide in his presence and rejoice in the hope of eternal glory; through Jesus Christ our Lord, to whom, with you and the Holy Spirit, be dominion and praise for ever and ever. Amen. (Book of Common Prayer 1979)
Let us pray to our Risen Lord, who invites us to share in his Resurrection.
As you equipped the apostles to preach the Gospel to all, strengthen your Church to share the Good News.
In the Anglican Cycle of Prayer, we pray for Mount Kilimanjaro – (Tanzania) The Rt Revd Stanley Elilekia Hotay; Mpwapwa – (Tanzania) The Rt Revd Jacob Erasto Chimeledya; Mpumalanga – (Southern Africa) The Rt Revd Daniel Kgomosotho
We pray for our friends in Christ in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Madhya Pradesh; Evangelical Lutheran Church in the Himalayan States; Evangelical Lutheran Free Church of Norway
Lord, you came that we might have life and have it more abundantly. Restore all situations in our lives that hurt or discourage us and reassure us of your grace.
Martha (needs a bigger car for her wheelchair); Jay (divorce issues);Emma (alcoholism); Mary (underemployed, needs insurance); Wendy (car broke down, can’t afford repair); Sudheer (wants a new job); Ben and family (continued job troubles); Jay (f, physical, mental, financial healing); John (success in law school); Danny (laid off); Paul (laid off); Ken and Cathy (financial difficulties); Tracy (abusive husband); Ron (needs new glasses)
You reconciled us by your blood and by your wounds we are healed, restore all of us to that health that is yours to give.
Helen (fall that required stitches inside and outside head); Chris (back injury, wife is disabled); Randall (colon cancer); Bishop Dan Martins (heart surgery coming up); Lonie (brain dead); Gwen; Eden (age 5, thyroid removal, Grave’s disease); Jasmine, Jan (m), Jasinta; Al (esophagus removal issues); Madeline (feeding tube, wants to eat again); J. (f, deafness); Deb’s husband (prostate cancer); Patricia (sore throat and cold); Marilisa (16, HIV positive and recently tried to commit suicide); Silmy (back injury, can’t walk properly) ; an unborn girl who may have spina bifida; Chris (cancer, serious pain); Sharon (infection, will require heart valve surgery) and her boyfriend Phillip; Teresa’s mom (anti-anxiety drug dependency); Sheila (blood loss); Ken (nose cancer); Ken (needs insulin); Jerry (abdominal pain and bloating); Ronn (difficult cancer treatment decisions to make); Linda (high blood pressure)
Let the faithful departed rest in peace, comfort those who mourn with the promise of resurrection from the dead and bring all of us safely to your Kingdom.
We also praise you for the blessings in our lives, especially the gift you gave us at Calvary.
Ronn’s ability to discuss his faith with several people at the hospital; Teresa’s sister is cancer-free
Grant, Almighty God, that we, who have been redeemed from the old life of sin by our baptism into the death and resurrection of your Son Jesus Christ, may be renewed in your Holy Spirit, and live in righteousness and true holiness;
through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. (Book of Common Prayer 1979)