Almighty God, you have surrounded us with a great cloud of witnesses: Grant that we, encouraged by the good example of your servant Frances, may persevere in running the race that is set before us, until at last we may with her attain to your eternal joy; through Jesus Christ, the pioneer and perfecter of our faith, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, 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 Nicaragua – (Central America) The Rt Revd Sturdie Downs; Niger Delta North – (Niger Delta, Nigeria) The Most Revd Ignatius Kattey; Niger Delta West – (Niger Delta, Nigeria) The Rt Revd Emmanuel Oko-Jaja;
Niger Delta, The – (Niger Delta, Nigeria) The Rt Revd Ralph Ebirien; Niger West – (Niger, Nigeria) The Rt Revd Anthony Nkwoka; Nike – (Enugu, Nigeria) The Rt Revd Evans Jonathan Ibeagha
We pray for our friends in Christ in the
- Christian Reformed Church in North America
- Christian Reformed Churches
- Christian Reformed Churches of Australia
- Christian Reformed Church in Sierra Leone
- Christian Reformed Church in South Africa
- Continued Reformed Churches in the Netherlands
The Children’s Center in Colombia, persecuted ex-Buddhists in Myanmar who struggle to find jobs; Herman (salvation); Rob (discernment); Larry and Sandy (to know Christ and his love)
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.
Nancy and Bob; Marc and children Blake and Maci (custody issues and non-Christian influence from their mom); Kitty (depression over having miscarried children years ago); SS’ son (addict); Tammy’s husband (urgently needs a job)
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.
Rick (non-drinking related liver disease and hepatitis); Tony (heart problems); Taylor (15, f mono); Bob (stent placement); Raymond (possible cancer); Anna (sick, unsupportive employer & husband); Nancy (cancer); Richard (continued improvement after shooting); Kaitlynn (continued recovery); Brittany (continued recovery); Carolyn (continued recovery); Herman (healing); Joyce’s neice (healing); John (severe head injury in a car accident); Theresa (bad news from doctors); Suzanne (severe pain); Cindy’s brother (low blood pressure); Robert (widespread cancer); Katarina (uterine myomas); Nancy (leukemia, pneumonia); Nancy’s mother; Carolyn; SS (f, stroke); Kathleen (sciatica); Larry and Sandy (Larry has cancer)
Max (dog who requires hernia removal)
Let the 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.
Joe (RIP+); Joe’s family (God’s comfort); Byron’s relatives (killed in plane crash); JJ (RIP+); Kathy and JJ’s family (God’s comfort)
We also praise you for the blessings in our lives, especially the gift you gave us at Calvary.
Neoma (has had some medical bills paid off)
O merciful Creator, your hand is open wide to satisfy the needs of every living creature: Make us always thankful for your loving providence; and grant that we, remembering the account that we must one day give, may be faithful stewards of your good gifts; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who with you and the Holy Spirit lives and reigns, one God, for ever
and ever. Amen. (Book of Common Prayer 1979)