Posted by: celticanglican | July 20, 2013

Saturday Prayer Requests

Father, we pray for your holy Catholic Church;
That we all may be one.

We pray for our friends in Christ:

Grant that every member of the Church may truly and humbly serve you;

That your Name may be glorified by all people

  • Eva (persecution in Tanzania)
  • Christians in Nigeria (ongoing persecution)
  • Lacheng (prisoner for Christ)
  • Go Forth Ministries
  • Strong Tower Ministries

 

We pray for all bishops, priests, and deacons;
That they may be faithful ministers of your Word and
Sacraments.

In the Anglican Cycle of Prayer, we pray for:

We pray for all who govern and hold authority in the nations of the world;
That there may be justice and peace on the earth.

We also pray for the US states of:

Give us grace to do your will in all that we undertake;
That our works may find favor in your sight.

Have compassion on those who suffer from any grief or trouble;
That they may be delivered from their distress

  • Hilda (diabetes, swollen legs)
  • Candi (wants a husband and family)
  • Linwood (terminal brain cancer)
  • Mark’s father in law (serious infection)
  • Bill (heart complications
  • Alyssa (drug addiction)
  • Bobby (spiritual guidance)
  • Archie (heart trouble due to the heat)
  • Pastor Betty (issues with the heat, diabetic blisters, pain, needs an AC), husband has had heart trouble

Give to the departed eternal rest.
Let light perpetual shine upon them.

  • Ken’s mom, comfort for Ken

We praise you for your saints who have entered into joy;
May we also come to share in your heavenly kingdom.

Let us pray for our own needs and those of others.
Let’s give thanks:

  • Prince George County, MD being able to restore water service to residents
  • Jim’s successful surgery

In honor of Albert John Luthuli: Almighty God, who created us in your image: Grant us grace fearlessly to contend against evil and to make no peace with oppression; and, that we may reverently use our freedom, help us to employ it in the maintenance of justice in our communities and among the nations, to the glory of your holy Name; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.

The prayers are from The Book of Common Prayer.

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